GAMES + ESPORTS CAREERS DAY IS PRESENTED BY
Big5 Games is a mobile games and esports company dedicated to growing the games industry across Africa.
Big5 Games operates a gamification platform that delivers easy to play, data optimised, mobile games relevant to the African audience. We gamify fans' deep passion for sports, esports, entertainment and stocks with unique games built around Fantasy League, Prediction and Trivia-based concepts.
In esports, Big5 Games runs a number of initiatives aimed at growing the community by bringing in a new audience of gamer fans and helping to create a sustainable esports industry in Africa.
Vega is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution.
Vega plays a key role in the South Africa gaming ecosystem by delivering the IIE BCIS Game Design and Development Degree. This three-year course equips students with the necessary skills to pursue a career in creating gaming content for everything, from home consoles and computers to newly established platforms like mobile phones and other handheld devices.
Vega equips students with future-proofed degrees that embed both fundamental knowledge and vital soft skills to produce graduates who are critical thinkers and problem solvers capable of exploration and analysis. IIE Vega students graduate at a work-ready level, with 95%* of 2016 graduates employed within 6 months of completing their qualification.