Games Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) is Australia’s premier professional development and networking event for the game development industry, focused on up-skilling and connecting the Australian sector via education, knowledge sharing and the provision of extended personal and business networks. GCAP caters to a range of disciplines and has grown and attracted an engaged audience and esteemed speakers from around the world.

The Focus For GCAP 2022 Is Ambition.

Australian game developers have found their voice in the world and that voice is ambitious. GCAP 2022 will challenge attendees to chase their ambitions and create world class products, experiences, studios, and businesses for an ever-expanding global games audience. GCAP 2022 will provide avenues for personal and professional ambitions to be realised and success to be achieved.

GCAP 2022 will run from Monday the 3rd of October, to Wednesday the 5th of October 2022.
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Tuesday, October 4 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Designer VS Producer

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One in the clouds and one on the ground. Zala (designer) and Calliope (producer) share a light-hearted guide for designers and producers seeking to effectively navigate and communicate their distinctly different perspectives to arrive at their shared goal: a complete, fun, shipped game.

Join us as we talk scope friction, content cuts, purposeful design, player needs, and accessible communication - and provide you with strategies, tools, and processes to strengthen your workplace collaboration.

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Zala Habib

Dinosaur Polo Club
Zala is a game designer with a love for bringing design thinking to all fields and disciplines. With 3+ years in the industry she has designed and consulted on games and systems of a wide range of genres and backgrounds. She brings her experience in robotics, theatre, and learning... Read More →
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Calliope Ryder

Wētā Workshop
Calliope is a games producer working at Wētā Workshop on the exciting redacted. Previously a production lead at publishing agency GYLD, and creative producer at local indie Starcolt, Calliope has assisted a wide variety of studios with their production planning, both in-house and... Read More →

Tuesday October 4, 2022 3:00pm - 3:50pm AEDT
Room 104 1 Convention Centre Place South Wharf, Victoria 3006