1 on 1: Tailored Design Consultation for Game Projects

This session is crafted to assist you in navigating the intricacies of game design for your professional project. Whether you're an aspiring game designer or indie developer, I will provide you with personalized support and expertise to enhance your game design process and elevate the quality of your project. This session cost also allows for me to spend 30 minutes playing your game (if provided) prior to our session so I can give you even better feedback.

To be prepared for this session, please come with a list of questions and topics you want to cover so the lesson can go in the most beneficial direction. We can go over:
- Intermediate and Advanced Game Design Techniques
- Character/Enemy Design
- Combat Design
- Game Design Challenges
- Anything else within my area of expertise

- Personalized Guidance: Receive tailored support and expertise to enhance your game design process and elevate the quality of your project.
- Practical Strategies: Gain actionable strategies and techniques to overcome design challenges, create compelling experiences, and delight players.
- Feedback and Iteration: Benefit from constructive feedback and iterative refinement to ensure your game resonates with your target audience and meets your project objectives.
- Empowerment: Feel empowered to tackle complex design decisions and navigate the game development process with confidence and clarity.

About Me

Aviva Schecterson, a Senior Combat Designer at Stoic Studio while living in the greater Seattle area, is a passionate advocate for the gaming community. Beyond her impactful role at Stoic Studio, Aviva dedicates her time to mentor aspiring game developers in various programs and serves as Chair of the IGDA Jewish Game Developers SIG.

Her career encompasses roles at Amazon Game Studios as a game designer (Crucible, New World) and Lone Shark Games as a tabletop games developer and editor. A 2016 graduate of DigiPen Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Arts in Game Design, Aviva also holds an Associate of Arts in Digital Gaming from Bellevue College (2012). During her time in college, she gained valuable experience through internships at Paizo and Signal Studios.

Game Credits: Senior Combat Designer on Towerborne (Stoic Studio), AI Designer on New World (Amazon), Game Designer on Crucible (Amazon), Tabletop Game Development on Apocrypha Adventure Card Game, Betrayal at House on the Hill: Widow's Walk, Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, The Ninth World: A Skillbuilding Game for Numenera, and Thornwatch (Lone Shark Games)
Times Available (include your timezone): 9 AM - 12 PM PST Saturday and Sunday; Weeknights by request.
Design Disciplines :
AI Design
Game Design
Creative Design
Level Design
Technical Design
Languages Spoken (must be fluent) :
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