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Game Train to partner with Unity Technologies and Foundation for Youth Employment in Pakistan

Gaming has become the world’s largest entertainment industry, with global revenues of $170 billion in 2020 (Gilbert, Business Insider). The industry is now almost 3 times bigger than both music and movies combined. 50% of the world’s mobile games are made in Unity, with studios scrambling to hire talented developers and artists to join their team.

The inception of Game Train

“Game Train” is an industry-led initiative with the aim to take talented individuals on board and chisel their potential and upscale their skills for the global gaming market.

This brainchild of CEOs from five gaming-mammoths – Game Train, FRAG Games, Game Storm Studios, Game District, and GenITeam is the next face of the Gaming world in Pakistan.

What really is Game Train?

An industry-led initiative, Game Train has recently caught the limelight as it is working for filling the gap between the academia and corporate industry.

According to industry estimates, universities in Pakistan are still struggling to cater to the demand of the industry with only 20% of the graduates considered “employable”. To address this gap, Game Train is providing a platform to identify, train and ensure the placement of outstanding individuals in top companies in Pakistan.

Their latest initiative by the name of Junior Unity Developer Employment Programme (JUD), in partnership with Unity Technologies and Foundation for Youth Employment Pakistan (a licensee of Generation, the world’s fastest-growing youth employment non-profit), encompasses training 90+ graduates, fresh from the university, on Unity Game Development.

Become a part of the Junior Unity Developer Employment Programme

Candidates displaying the right zeal will be inducted in a 3-month-long boot camp where they will be extended support in terms of technical, social, and communication skills necessary for working in Pakistan’s leading Gaming studios.

With the roaring success of the first cohort, they are now set to launch the second round of registrations for January 2022 with the inclusion of 15+ additional Employer partners. If you missed signing up for the first round, now is your chance to avail this exciting opportunity!

Free-of-Cost

Good news! Game Train is providing this professional opportunity free of cost! In addition, towards the end of the 12-week-boot camp, they guarantee that each candidate will get a job interview with the leading Gaming studios of the country!

Who can apply?

If you have completed your undergraduate degree and have any background in programming, then this is the career for you. Get on the fast track with this 12-week boot camp and join the industry when you graduate.

Don’t just play, CHANGE THE GAME. Seats are limited, so click on the link below to apply now!

For registration, visit: https://bit.ly/31UbK0z

Message from CEOs

Listen to the CEOs of Pakistan’s top gaming studios talk about the challenges and benefits of quality game developers for their companies:

Ali Ihsan – CEO FRAG Games

Hear the CEO of Game Train talk about the exciting pathway for CS talent to get employed into the gaming industry:

Masooma Zeeshan – CEO Game Train

Message from Unity Technologies

Unity’s own Program Manager sharing his thoughts for Inclusive Economic Opportunities in Pakistan:

James Turnage-Lannan – Inclusive Economic Opportunity at Unity Technologies

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