In this episode of Game Industry Career Guide Podcast, I answer a question from Matthew who asks, “Hey Jason, I was looking into trying to get a job as a QA tester but all companies require years of previous experience. How do I get experience if no one will hire me unless I have it?”
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- Why the “chicken and egg” problem affects every game job
- How your career can take off once you get your foot in the door at a video game studio
- Three of the top, proven strategies for breaking into your first game job
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If you’re searching for a job in the video game industry, it’s important to have an online portfolio to showcase your work. That might be easy for artists that already work in a pixel-based medium – but how can video game programmers make their code into something visually appealing that looks great on a web page? Read more ›