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Apr 15, 2019 11:44 AM 6+ day ago

Managing your game dev career, from early to late stages

A career in the games industry, for most, will involve applying for jobs at several studios over the course of many years. A recent survey found that on average, employees in the games industry have had 2.2 employers in the last five years. This means that most people in the industry find themselves applying for a new job every couple of years. There are exceptions to this of course and many studios provide long, stable and happy careers for their employees. Even so, the skills needed to navigate your career path are useful for everyone.

I have changed jobs five times in my career so far, including moving sideways to new specialisms twice. Some of those times it was by choice, others it was forced by studio closures. More recently I've ...

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GDC 2019 debuts new mentoring program to help grow your game dev career

gamasutra.com     3+ mon ago

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Come to GDC 2019's Game Producer Bootcamp and level up your game dev process!

gamasutra.com     1+ mon ago

Gamasutra March 6, 2019...

Level up your free-to-play mobile game dev skills at GDC 2019!

gamasutra.com     3+ mon ago

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GDC is the place to be if you want to sharpen your VR game dev skills!

gamasutra.com     3+ mon ago

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gamasutra.com     2+ mon ago

As you're gearing up for the 2019 Game Developers Conference next month, organizers would like to quickly let you know about some of the great day-long sponsored Developer Days you can enjoy during th...

Early and Late Game Impressions of Red Dead Redemption 2

giantbomb.com     5+ mon ago

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GDC 2019 debuts new mentoring program to help grow your game dev career

gamasutra.com     3+ mon ago

Gamasutra January 17, 2019...

Come to GDC 2019 and get expert advice on growing your game dev career

gamasutra.com     1+ mon ago

More: VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, GDC We've talked a lot about all the things you can see and do at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco next week, but somehow...

Video: Tips for managing the unmanageable projects in game dev

gamasutra.com     1+ mon ago

Video: Tips for managing the unmanageable projects in game dev More: Console/PC, Indie, Production, Video, Vault When the going gets tough, it's easy to spit platitudes. But what do you actually do?...

From Uncharted to Obra Dinn: Lucas Pope dishes on his illustrious game-dev career

From Uncharted to Obra Dinn: Lucas Pope dishes on his illustrious game-dev career

arstechnica.com     3+ mon ago

SAITAMA, Japan Return of the Obra Dinn, the latest video game from designer, programmer, artist, writer, and musician Lucas Pope, revolves around a massive c...

From Uncharted to Obra Dinn: Lucas Pope dishes on his illustrious game-dev career

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n4g.com     3+ mon ago

From Uncharted to Obra Dinn: Lucas Pope dishes on his illustrious game-dev career Former Naughty Dog developer, Lucas Pope, has revealed that Uncharted 1 controls were overhauled ...

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cbssports.com     7+ mon ago

CBSSports.com Burt Reynolds' Florida State football career ended early, but late actor still impacted the game The Hollyw...

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qz.com     6+ mon ago

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Eight stages of Ravel Morrison s career: From Man Utd to Sweden

planetfootball.com     2+ mon ago

In 2011 he pleaded guilty to two counts of witness intimidation and was sentenced to a 12-month referral order and ordered to pay costs and compensation of -L-1,445. Later that year he underwent dome...

Pixel Game Maker MV brings its retro-looking dev tools to early access

venturebeat.com     8+ mon ago

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Late expectations: Managing procrastinating clients

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Come to GDC 2019's Game Producer Bootcamp and level up your game dev process!

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accountingtoday.com     1+ week ago

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planetfootball.com     1+ mon ago

Such is the ease with which he plays the game, it feels like Trent Alexander-Arnold has been a Liverpool regular for a number of years. But it's easy to forget the 20-year-old is ...

Liam Miller tribute match: Cork stages game in memory of late midfielder

bbc.co.uk     6+ mon ago

Andy Reid (left) will be among Miller's former Republic of Ireland team-mates who will play in the match Former team-mates of Liam Miller will...

Level up your free-to-play mobile game dev skills at GDC 2019!

gamasutra.com     3+ mon ago

More: Smartphone/Tablet, Design, Business/Marketing, GDC There's never been a more competitive time in the free-to-play mobile game market, and at the 2019 Game Developers Conference in March you'll ...

The eight stages of Ravel Morrison s career: From Man Utd to Sweden PF

planetfootball.com     2+ mon ago

In 2011 he pleaded guilty to two counts of witness intimidation and was sentenced to a 12-month referral order and ordered to pay costs and compensation of -L-1,445. Later that year he underwent dome...

Six stages of Alexander-Arnold   s career: From local boy to Kop hero     PF

Six stages of Alexander-Arnold s career: From local boy to Kop hero PF

planetfootball.com     1+ mon ago

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Richarlison Opens Up on Early Stages of His Career and Admits He Considered Quitting Football

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si.com     1+ mon ago

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mirror.co.uk     4+ mon ago

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Game Dev Studio  Review

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n4g.com     2+ week ago

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(Photo: Credit Guru James Hunt) As the holiday season comes to close, with Christmas and New Years being just around the corner, there s sti...

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journaltimes.com     6+ mon ago

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pe.com     4+ mon ago

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Argentina strikes late to advance to World Cup knockout stages

reuters.com     9+ mon ago

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Concept to build new Melbourne headquarters in early stages

theage.com.au     10+ mon ago

Concept to build new Melbourne headquarters in early stages By Peter Ryan Normal text size Very large text size Melbourne faces stiff opposition to their plan to build a new headquarters on top of the...

GDC is the place to be if you want to sharpen your VR game dev skills!

gamasutra.com     3+ mon ago

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GDC Dev Days deliver fresh insights from top game tech companies!

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click2houston.com     8+ mon ago

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Early and Late Game Impressions of Red Dead Redemption 2

giantbomb.com     5+ mon ago

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Women in the early stages of Alzheimer's

dailymail.co.uk     8+ mon ago

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gamasutra.com     9+ mon ago

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Game Dev Studio Is a Proper Game Making Management Game

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n4g.com     4+ mon ago

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bleedingcool.com     3+ week ago

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Managing your mental health while managing a newsroom?s social media

abcnews.go.com     6+ mon ago

Like many people in society today, we know we spend too much time online -- but as social media managers it is our job to be there. Social media managers, a position that was unheard of a decade ago, ...

Louis van Gaal Announces Retirement From Football After Career Managing Ajax, Barcelona & Man Utd

Louis van Gaal Announces Retirement From Football After Career Managing Ajax, Barcelona & Man Utd

si.com     1+ mon ago

Former Ajax, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has formally announced his retirement from football at the age of 67. Van Gaal, who last worked ...

Louis van Gaal Announces Retirement From Football After Career Managing Ajax, Barcelona & Man Utd

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90min.com     1+ mon ago

Louis van Gaal Announces Retirement From Football After Career Managing Ajax, Barcelona & Man Utd Former Ajax, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester United manager Louis van Gaa...

Louis van Gaal Announces Retirement From Football After Career Managing Ajax, Barcelona & Man Utd

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90min.in     1+ mon ago

Louis van Gaal Announces Retirement From Football After Career Managing Ajax, Barcelona & Man Utd Former Ajax, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester United manager Louis van Gaa...

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