Description

Snappy Gurus is a free community with a Discord server for developers looking to have lively discussions about the gaming world.

The community started as a YouTube channel, and due to its success, it now has a server on Discord where viewers can interact with each other. Its main objective is to be an educational resource for members to improve their programming skills. The server focuses on the development of games as a professional career.

The community hosts learning events such as talks and Q&A sessions with experts. All of these are free and you don't need to register previously. Also, there is a weekly challenge in which members create a specific code to solve a given situation. This is a great opportunity to practice your programming skills.

Additionally, the server includes a section for members to get help and feedback. It's a place where you can ask questions on 3D modeling, animation, programming, and design. Moreover, members also enjoy a space for showcasing their projects and having off-topic discussions. 

There are two last sections inside the server. The first one is for gamers as it has a text and voice channel for this purpose. The second one is to share news about programming and gaming.

Video

YouTube video

Details

  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 2021
  • Founders:

    Jordan Thorpe and Lauren Taylor

  • Amount of members: 1,300
  • Online Group: Yes
  • Online Platform: Discord
  • Job board: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Method: Virtual
Benefits

Participate in events:
The community hosts different types of events. For example, there are Q&A sessions with experts, talks with special guests, and weekly challenges.

Find guidance:
The feedback section inside the server was created to support members in their learning processes. There are different threads with subtopics to address many types of questions and get the help you need.

Spend a nice time:
The community offers the opportunity to interact with other developers and gamers. It's a great way to expand your knowledge and your professional network at the same time.

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Requirements

No requirements.

Place

Learning Events

Snappy Gurus hosts different types of events. Some are members-oriented; for instance, Q&A sessions with industry experts. In other cases, there are talks or interviews with game developers. Members also participate in portfolio reviews and recruitment talks. Some of these events are part of Careers Week, an annual virtual event hosted by Snappy Gurus.

Networking Events

Members interact through the Discord server. It has different sections that allow members to discuss diverse topics that revolve around game development. On the one hand, they also showcase projects and ask questions to get support and feedback. On the other hand, there is a space for jobs and career planning, gaming, and news discussions. Overall, it's a great server to expand your professional network and meet other developments worldwide.

Content Library

Regarding content shared by the community, you can find links to other websites and resources in each thread, depending on the topic. However, there is an exclusive thread for sharing members' portfolios. You can find many examples to build your own portfolio and boost your career.

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