Game Companies Aggressively Hiring

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Anonymous Aug 06, 2004 at 03:59

SAN FRANCISCO, /PRNewswire/ Game Developer magazine's 2004 Game Career Guide is now available at most major newsstands and bookstores, and by PDF download at www.gamasutra.com/careerguide.

Analysts predict the second half of 2004 to yield the largest videogame sales in the history of the industry. To keep up with this skyrocketing consumer demand, game companies are aggressively seeking talented candidates. Game Developer magazine's annual Game Career Guide is an invaluable tool for professionals, recent graduates or students wishing to break into make a move within the video game industry.

The award winning Game Career Guide editorial takes a serious, journalistic approach to hiring and features game industry veterans providing valuable information to aspiring developers, including:

  • Hiring Practices of Developers and Publishers

    Reporting on the state of hiring today, based on interviews with developer hiring managers and recruiters

  • From Entry-Level to Project Lead

    How in-house skills development can help you advance

  • Reflections on Game Education
    What was relevant and what was missing from the game education of entry-level developers
  • The Teaching Dilemma

    Exploration of the Catch-22 faced by educational institutions seeking developers with teaching credentials

  • Game School Directory

    Comprehensive listing of North American schools and universities with game development programs, along with a sample of international institutions

  • Must-Know Technologies

    Seven technologies that are required skills for graduates

"The game industry is growing and evolving at an exponential rate. This presents tremendous career opportunities," said Jamil Moledina, editor-in-chief of Game Developer magazine. "Game Developer magazine's 2004 Game Career Guide draws on the extensive insider resources of Game Developer magazine to help both students and career changers navigate and stay on top of this hot job market."

Game Developer magazine's 2004 Game Career Guide will be available for $5.95 on newsstands through November 10 and will continue to be available for sale at www.gamasutra.com/careerguide thereafter.

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