XDS 2023: Meet the Global Keywords Team!
Keywords Studios is delighted to once again be exhibiting at XDS in Vancouver from September 6th-8th. Leaders from across each of our service lines will be on hand to discuss how we can support you at each stage of the game development lifecycle.
Keywords exists to support your creative and technical ambitions and to help you realise the vision for your games and communities. With more than 12,000 employees working in 70+ studios across 5 continents, we have deep expertise and broad reach at scale.
You can book a meeting with any of our experts at XDS through our event contact form. Introducing the Keywords team below:
Jenny McKearney – Localization Client Solutions Manager
Jenny helps turn your localization requirements into solutions. With many years’ experience in Localization Development (she worked as the Localization Director at BioWare for 14 years) and production management, she connects with our sales and production teams to articulate a solution that’s tailored specifically to client projects.
Contact Jenny if you need support with:
- Projects that require innovative solutions
- Streamlining your current production workflows
- End-to-end localization counselling for any project size or type
- To learn about our Content Management System XLOC, a tool to connect everyone on your projects and manage the change with your assets.
If you would like to book a meeting with Jenny at XDS, please visit our event contact form and we’ll be in touch soon.
Ben Lavery – Studio Head at TrailerFarm and Big Farmer
Ben leads TrailerFarm and our new Big Farmer studio, providing real-time cinematics, video content, animation and virtual production services with a team of 50 game developers, artists, engine experts, writers, directors and producers – delivering the best in technical art-led productions. He works closely with his management team to ensure the two creative production studios stay excited by innovation, technological advancement and experimentation. Prior to joining TrailerFarm, Ben was a commercial lead in a production company, a creative agency, a mocap studio and started out brokering film and TV rights deals.
Get in touch with him to discuss:
- Marketing Assets
- Unreal Engine Cinematics
- Virtual Production
- Performance Capture
- Cross Studio Projects
For more on Big Farmer and virtual production, visit Ben at our XDS booth or book a meeting with him at the event.
Sharon Fisher – Head of Trust & Safety
Sharon leads the Global Trust and Safety department at Keywords Studios. As part of Player Support, her expert global moderation teams create processes, integrate tools, consult and interact with players to make sure the online experience is fun and inclusive. Prior to joining Keywords, Sharon worked in online content moderation for many years, starting with roles at Disney Interactive where she led efforts to implement Spanish language chat filters to ensure a safe online environment for Disney’s online communities.
After more than five years, she joined content moderation company Two Hat where she spent four years helping to grow online safety and communities for customers. Throughout her career, she has worked with brands including Supercell, Roblox and Nintendo.
Contact Sharon to discuss:
- Moderating the metaverse
- Building engaging online interactions from design
- Human + Technology Moderation balance
- Moderating wellbeing in the workplace
For more on Trust & Safety at Keywords Studios, book a meeting with Sharon at the event through our XDS contact form.