Publisher's Summary

Video games are more popular than ever, but the industry is small and notoriously difficult to break into. This audiobook will cover the complete process from job application to landing a job, as well as give an honest look at life as a professional video game developer.
In an ultra-competitive industry, you need every advantage possible to stand out from the crowd. By listening to this audiobook, you will receive power-ups and bonus XP for your journey in game development.
Some of the topics covered in this audiobook include:


Different career paths inside professional video game development
Deciding whether to enroll in a school or program in order to get a job
Tips on writing your cover letter, resume, and creating a high-quality portfolio or demo reel
Using networking and social media to become a better job candidate
Proven methods of searching for game development jobs
A look behind the scenes at the typical job application process inside video game studios
A breakdown of the full interview process
What to expect during an on-site interview and how to have a successful one
Information about money such as salary, relocation, benefits, and at-will employment
Some of the perils of working in video games such as layoffs and working overtime
Reasons why a career game development might not be right for you
If you are interested in a career working in video games or just curious about how game studios work from an insiders perspective, this audiobook will shine a light on all these topics and more. Whether you dream of a successful career in video games or are simply curious, this audiobook will provide knowledge and insight about the game industry written by a professional game developer.
©2017 Mike Travis (P)2017 Mike Travis
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