If you're into game development, VR, arch vis, design, art, engineering, and interested in Unreal Engine, the Houston Unreal Engine Users Meetup is the meetup for you! Meetup co-organizer, Jonathon Lambert, talks about the VR community that is being built around the meetup and how it has helped bring new opportunities in his career.
What is your day job?
I'm a gameplay programmer, environment artist, and VR Developer at HTX Labs.
How has The meetup community impacted you?
Professionally, my current job was the result of a connection made at the Meetup. Personally, I've got to meet some great people that I wouldn't have met otherwise.
Why do you think its important for people to participate in the meetup community?
Meetups offer great opportunities for networking and learning
What’s your advice for someone interested in developing their own meetup group?
Get a great co-organizer to help you. My co-organizer is Ana Carolina Pereira and the Meetup wouldn't be the same without her.
Who comes to your meetup?
Professionals, hobbyist, and students that are interested in using the Unreal Engine.
What do you have to offer for those who come to your meetups?
Networking, demos, and interesting people.
How can people get involved?
Check out our meetup pages to see when we meet and to sign up join. We have a Meetup every second Thursday of each month.
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