70°
Submitted by Gamesauce 439d ago | interview

From Painter to Videogame Leader: A Look at the Life and Career of Glen Schofield

“My job is to throw out as many ideas as possible, and see which one sticks or if one will lead to another. If an idea doesn’t work, no problem, just move on and keep on searching.”

While this quote may seem like the philosophy of a business leader driven only by the bottom line, it is one of the many approaches to game design that Glen Schofield has developed as he evolved from being an artist to a co-founder and general manager of Sledgehammer Games. For those unfamiliar with Schofield, he has been in the videogame industry for over twenty years and after starting off as an art student from the Pratt Institute, he went from being an artist on cartoons and games, to a respected business leader in the videogame industry. As such, Schofield’s career provides an insight into how a traditionally trained artist was able to adapt to the creative and business demands of the videogame industry and eventually become a leading figure in it. (Dev, Glen Schofield, Industry, Sledgehammer Games)

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

The Gamers Lounge Podcast Ep 27: "The Super Evil Ultimate Awesome Crazy Edition"

6m ago - Join John, Erik and Nathanael this week where they talk DDOS, Diablo 3, Pokemon, Zombies, Minecra... | Xbox 360
40°

The Daily Five: Positives About the Gaming Industry

6m ago - "Hey, guess what? The video game industry's social community has been an absolute disaster the la... | Culture
20°

Metro Redux Review - NextGenReviews

6m ago - NextGenReviews: "As a package, Metro Redux definitely has a couple of technical issues that hold... | PC
40°

Sony Hiring for a “Nimble” 1st Party Studio in San Mateo, Working with Unreal Engine and Unity

11m ago - Sony Computer Entertainment published today a career opportunity ad seeking a Senior Software Eng... | PS3
Ad

The Walking Dead Meets Spider-Man

Now - Come join us on Filmwatch this month as we give you a chance to win the Electro Collector's Edition of Amazing Spider-Man 2 or the Limited Edition... | Promoted post
40°

Is Sony Set to Dominate Our Virtual Worlds?

29m ago - CCC Says: "Calm down Xbox fanboys, this isn’t going to be another article where I line you up squ... | PS4