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Complete Guide to Getting A Job in a Video Game Company

Many people dream of working in a game development studio - this course would show you how to get a job and get paid to make games.

If you have some programming / art / design / management skills or some Unity / Unreal / Blender / VR skills then you can definitely find a job opportunity that suits your skills.

The course would be suitable for people trying for their first, second or third job in the video game industry. It would also be good for people trying to get contract work, Upwork work and remote work.

Specific topics:

• Creating special Pre-Interview Projects that will impress employers and help you get jobs even if you have no work experience on your resume yet
• Finding job opportunities that you might be interested in
• Knowing what will most impress an employer
• Getting relevant experience to put on your Resume
• Writing your Resume so that it shows you in the best light
• Writing good Cover Letters
• Creating an impressive Online Portfolio
• Setting up your LinkedIn Profile so that people take notice of you
• Using LinkedIn to connect with the decision makers in studios and ultimately helping you get a job offer
• Finding contract work
• Getting remote work
• Getting sponsored for a Work Visa if you want to work in another country
• Identifying the current "hot" opportunities so that you can target those
• Interview strategies
• Making your non-game work experience look as valuable and relevant as possible
• Big list of all the types of jobs you can apply for
• Any other topics that the community was particularly interested in

This course would be relevant and valuable for any role in the game industry: Programmers, 2D Artists, 3D Artists, Game Designers, Game Testers, Producer / Project Managers, Community Managers, Audio / Sound Designers.

The course would look at many actual real-world Case Studies of people who had very little experience but managed to impress an employer and get the job.

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