This should be of interest to some of the companies on gd.ie
WebElevate, a leading digital technology and game development programme, is currently inviting game development companies to partner with it’s WebElevate Industry Partner Programme, to develop web, mobile and social games for free.
Partner companies will be provided with a multidisciplinary team (based at Digital Skills Academy, Dublin) who will work on developing projects set by industry partners across a host of areas for web, social and mobile game development, including; game development and design projects, marketing or localisation of existing games, game prototype development or game testing and QA.
Interested companies will be joining the ranks of BT Ireland, Digiweb, Telefonica Ireland, Oracle, Pigsback.com, Gill & MacMillan and many more companies who have successfully partnered with the programme to date. Delivered by Digital Skills Academy with Dublin Institute of Technology as the awarding body, WebElevate retrains graduate jobseekers for employment in areas including online and mobile game development, mobile application development, digital marketing, content development and digital project management.
Paul Dunne, CEO of Digital Skills Academy said “Whether companies need support on the R&D of a new product, the development of a prototype, or a fully delivered online and mobile game, the WebElevate programme provides them with a great opportunity to tap into our resources and talent pool. Digital Skills Academy can provide companies with the resources of multidisciplinary teams of emerging digital media professionals, providing up to 2,000 man hours to work on their digital innovation under the guidance of industry experts.”
Companies interested in partnering with the programme are invited to attend an Information Event at 8am on Wednesday, 21st November 2012 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8.
RSVP online at www.digitalskillsacademy.com/invite
The next Industry Partner Programme will commence in December 2012 and projects will be fully delivered by September 2013.