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Emma Cooper


Business Development Manager

Emma Cooper

Emma is Business Development Manager at Rocket a forward thinking creative digital agency. Emma has been working with clients and development teams to create vivid interactive experiences for over 15 years. Her career highlights so far include project managing a BAFTA Nominated Game for CBBC’s Dick ‘n’ Dom and working on the game for Channel4’s Live from Space that was recreated by astronauts aboard the International Space Station… in SPACE! Emma is passionately protective of playfulness, she’s a creative problem-solver, skilled in finding a balance between the needs of brands and the time, ability and attention span of the user.

Emma's Sessions

Final Keynote: Mind Candy's Big New Idea - Report

23 July 2014, 9:57am-9:57am

Michael Acton Smith talks through the thinking behind Mind Candy's big new idea. Takeaway Even with a massive brand like 'Moshi Monsters' in your armoury it's difficult to make mobile work Mind Candy have not seen the success in mobile that they saw in browser but Michael insists that the future…

Telling Tales: from Paper to Pixel - Report

23 July 2014, 11:05am-11:05am

The digital publishing market is heaving with talent and beautiful products but can it hold it's own against the physical book market?  Take Away User testing is imperative, listen to your audience and edit, you're going to have learn to kill your darling ideas. Discoverability is a continuing theme and…

Digital Consumer to Digital Creator - Report

23 July 2014, 10:16am-10:16am

The set up for this session was "How can children and young people’s passions and interests be used to inspire a generation to learn how to use the greatest open creative tools of the modern age?" which is quite a big question, the speakers each brought a different perspective. Takeaway…

Achievement Unlocked! - Report

30 July 2014, 11:41pm-11:41pm

Educational computer games seem to be having a moment - the market is growing. This session delivered the promised 'advice and best practice' as well as at least two war stories I'm not sure I'm allowed to share, but seeing as it's you... Takeaway Learning is fun, games are an obvious…

Research 3: Bad Games + Bad Children = Good Business? - Report

04 August 2014, 3:10pm-3:10pm

Dr Lynn Whitaker, Lecturer in Cultural Industries and Cultural Policy at the University of Glasgow presented her findings related to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) report on in app purchasing. The OFT carried out research in to the games industry and games that could be considered to appeal to…