Rick Davidson is a man of many talents – game developer, career coach, online educator, psychologist, and unintentional game dev dad.
He has been massively immersed in the gaming industry for over 20 years, working with small and large studios on some exciting things throughout his career. This includes IPs like Marvel’s Captain America and Nintendo’s Mario games.
He also co-founded his own indie game studio, Inspirado Games before becoming a career coach at Gamedev.tv where he helps thousands of people achieve their dreams of making games for a living.
In our latest podcast, Rick shares some incredible insights on:
· Becoming an indie game creator
· The importance of the gaming community
· Forging your own path
He also details his own journey from game developer to indie game studio co-founder, to qualified career coach. Other topics include Unreal Engine versus Unity, how consistency leads to success and the tips for software companies looking to transition into game developers. Also, find out what a game jam is and how it can help aspiring game developers.