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Girls in Games Senior Development Day

Senior Girls in Games is an immersive full-day event that covers the basics of Game Art and Game Programming for aspirational game developers in Years 11-13 that identify as female.

Girls in Games includes hands-on and inspirational game design, game art, and game programming workshops. Over the course of the day, you’ll be introduced to creating art assets for games in 2D or 3D.

You’ll also create your own game using a game engine and gain valuable insights from Media Design School’s Game Development staff.

6th July 2023 l 8:30am – 4:30pm


  • 8:30AM: Registration (Level 1)
  • 8.50AM: Introductions/Housekeeping (Innovation Hub, Level 4) – A. Tece Bayrak
  • 9:00AM: Keynote – TBC
  • 9.30AM: Game Design workshop – A. Tece Bayrak (Innovation Hub, Level 4)
  • 10:30AM: Morning tea (Innovation Hub)
  • 11.00AM: Morning session: Game Art Game Art 2D – Sofia Piven & Izzy Williams (4.08 and 4.09)
  • 1:00PM: Lunchtime (Innovation Hub, Level 4)
  • 1:30PM: Afternoon session: Game Programming Game Development Basics –A. Tece Bayrak and TBC (4.08 and 4.09)
  • 3.00PM: Session Break for Afternoon tea (Innovation Hub, Level 4)
  • 3:15PM: Game programming session continues
  • 4:15PM: Wrap-Up and Awards

The above schedule is from last year to give you an idea of how the day will run and could be subject to change. A detailed programme for the day will be announced closer to the event.



Jul 06
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Event Type


Media Design School
Media Design School 10 Madden St. Auckland Central Auckland 1010 + Google Map