London's V&A Museum Names First Game Designer in Residence

May 30, 2013 -

London's Victoria & Albert Museum has hit a milestone of sorts this week. It has appointed it's very first Game Designer in Residence - Sophia George of Swallowtail Games. The BAFTA Award-winning game designer will work closely with the V&A museum and the University of Abertay Dundee to emphasize the history of British game design. She will release a game related to the residency by the summer of 2014. Game Designer in Residence is also supported by The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment (UKIE).

Sophia George won the 2012 BAFTA Ones to Watch Award for the prototype of Tick Tock Toys, a family-friendly puzzle game for iPhone and iPad.

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Source: Gamasutra, image via vam.ac.uk/


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Re: London's V&A Museum Names First Game Designer in Residence

So they do the red carpet thing and photoshoot for game developers now?  Because that's what this looks like, when a star stands in front of a backdrop and poses as a ton of photographers snap pictures.  Except Ms. George looks mildly amused.

 
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