Is it Even Possible to
Get Paid to do What You Love?
Damn right its possible!
I've guided 1000's of people just like you through the process of making games for a living.
Check out the steps below on how you can give your dream career a gigantic boost...
Pick Your Career Path
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Select Your Program
Which one is right for you?...
INDIE Developer: Make money creating your own rad games.
EMPLOYEE: Get paid to be part of a games team in a cool game studio.
My free video series are full of specific, tangible advice designed to increase your chances of succeeding in the games industry.
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I have a number of coaching and training programs created specifically for you to succeed in the games industry. If you find the free videos helpful then you'll love the full coaching and training programs.
➤ Step 1: Pick Your Career Path
Nice Things People Have Said About Rick
Rick Davidson is truly an exceptional advisor, instructor and person. His approach to learning development and mentoring is above reproach. I highly recommend Rick!Peter Maurice, Development Director at Electronic Arts
Rick is a true role model. His love for life and his "Carpe Diem" lifestyle choices are truly admirable and shine through in his teaching. Rick left me with a "fire in the belly", a true desire to be great.Simon Jenkins, Game Designer at IGG Canada
Rick's personality and teaching style lead to one of the best educational and personal learning experiences I've ever had at an educational institution.Luke Takeuchi, Producer at Kabam
It was an absolute honour to have Rick as a teacher. His class made me learn more about myself than my entire life leading up to his class has.Trevor Da Silva, Quality Assurance, VMC / EA
Working with Rick means getting things done and having a great time doing it. He is excellent at looking at the big picture and is always open to innovative ideas wherever they come from...Jon Sabella, Character Artist at Warner Bros / NetherRealm Studios
With a healthy combination of humor and honesty, Rick manages to fascinate with his experience and wisdom from the industry to a more personal level...Mark Kazachinsky, Game Design Student, Vancouver Film School
I unreservedly recommend Rick for game design challenges in the social / mobile space.Jason Kapalka, Co-Founder, PopCap Games (Plants vs. Zombies; Bejeweled)
Rick is probably one of the best directors/producers I've worked with throughout my whole career.Hyunil Kim, R&D Manager at FunCreative
Rick is incredibly sharp and an all around outstanding human being. He has that rare combination of creative vision and practical diligence.Jim Sink, VP, Business Development at Ninja Metrics
Why You Can Trust Rick
Rick is an Expert in Both
AND Personal Development.
Rick Davidson has been making video games for a living for more than 10 years as a Designer, Producer, Creative Director, and Executive Producer, creating games for console, mobile, PC and Facebook. He founded an Indie company, Inspirado Games, which was acquired in 2012 by Electronic Arts / PopCap. He has worked on cool IPs such as Mario, Transformers, Captain America and Mortal Kombat and created successful new IPs from scratch (such as "GardenMind" which was nominated for Canadian Game of the Year in the social / mobile category).
As a qualified Career Coach, Rick has helped more than 1000 people achieve their dream of making games for a living - both as Indie Game Developers and as valuable game industry employees. As a qualified Life Coach, Rick is constantly helping people get clear on what they want and take actions to achieve it.
Other nifty (and relevant) things include having a Masters Degree in Organisational Psychology and being a part-time instructor at the Vancouver Film School's prestigious Game Design Program (being voted by students as "Instructor Of The Year" on two separate occasions).
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