What is the National Student Leadership Conference?
The National Student Leadership Conference offers high school students across the globe the opportunity to meet with and learn from world leaders while developing their own leadership potential through some of today’s most exciting professions. Its Game Design program offers incoming undergraduates the opportunity to learn the mechanics of game creation, including scripting, level development, sound effects, and programming while using leading industry software.
Tools Used: Unity, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google Drive, Box
Position Timeline: June 2017 - August 2019
What was my role?
● Created the entire Game Design program from scratch for the National Student Leadership Conference
● Designed a syllabus covering the fundamentals of Unity for the program
● Facilitated a week long game jam and archived the student's portfolio pieces
● Supported staff members during educational and leadership activities
● Coordinated trips, food logistics, and campus activities for the program
● Outreached and created industry partnerships with companies like Firaxis, 343 Studios, Amazon Games, and more
● Overlooked the program's hiring process covering job descriptions, job interviews, and employment forms
● Supervised and managed all meetings for the Game Design staff members and campus partners