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Developing a UX Mindset on Fortnite

Celia Hodent  (UX Consultant, Independent)

Date: Wednesday, March 17

Time: 11:15 am - 11:45 am

Track: Design, Production & Team Management

Format: Discussion Session

Vault Recording: TBD

This GDC 2019 talk will feature real-time interaction with the speaker through online chat messaging during its scheduled broadcast. While there is no recipe for crafting successful video games, there are specific ingredients that we can rely on and a specific process that can guide developers along the way. The ingredients come from our understanding of the human brain. The process comes from the scientific approach and from design thinking. Considering them both allows developers to adopt a user experience (UX) mindset for their project, empowering them to accomplish their goals faster and more efficiently. Former director of UX at Epic Games explains in this talk how such UX strategy was developed on Fortnite.


This talk will describe the main steps to developing a UX mindset on a project, using the example of Fortnite.

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