Hurry! Just a few hours remain to nominate the industry's rising stars

Final call: 30 Under 30 nominations close today

Today is your last chance to get involved in Develop’s 30 Under 30; an annual showcase of the most promising talent in game development.

Only a few hours remain to get your suggestions in – lobbying closes end of play on Friday, October 21st.

If you work with a budding Carmack, have met a soon-to-be Miyamoto, or believe someone is the next Paulina Bozek, it’s time to let the world know.

The nomination process is simple: just send a high-resolution photo of the candidate, their job title and role, age, and an explanation of why they should be considered, to

The 30 Under 30 feature, which profiles the thirty best developers selected from the pool of nominations, will be published in Develop magazine and online.

The initiative has won widespread industry acclaim for highlighting hugely talented individuals that work behind the scenes at numerous games studios. In recent years, the disruption brought about by smartphone platforms has also sparked a whole new generation of App Store entrepreneurs; many of which have featured in 30 Uner 30 in the past.

30 Under 30 is sponsored by OPM Recruitment, a leading specialist recruitment consultancy in the computer, console, handheld, mobile, online games and interactive entertainment sectors.


* Only one nomination is needed for each person put forward.

* This is an international contest. Voting for developers outside Europe or the US is fine.

* This is not a voting system. A person nominated numerous times will have no advantage over someone nominated once.

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