Executive Search and Mission-Critical Recruiting in the Game Industry
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By Ellen Beeman Mary Margaret and I often talk about all kinds of game industry career trends and issues. One favorite topic is the specific challenges for people who are well established in their game industry careers. Sometimes these people have amazing accomplishments to their name.… and still, they don’t feel like it’s enough. They’ve [More...]
If you’re a small developer and you’re having trouble finding skilled help, you might consider teaming up with a local college or university. Schools are often in search of professionals who can come in as adjunct faculty to teach specialized courses, especially courses that would be popular with students. Game-focused classes are popular because so [More...]
A How-To Guide for Game Producers and Developers A game producer or lead developer has at least 12 irons in the fire at all times. He or she needs to be experienced in project management, coding version control, raising and spending money, signing off on artistic and writing decisions, and, of course, structuring the audio [More...]
By Mary-Margaret Walker with Ellen Guon Beeman I joined LinkedIn years ago… one of the first 100,000 original members… because I saw the immediate value. Late last year, I noticed for the first time that LinkedIn believes in the same job title approach that I do… they just do it vertically, as that reads better [More...]
There are a vast array of ingredients, details and factors that we are advised are necessary for success in launching or expanding one’s career (or just Life in general), and it can be overwhelming to try and understand it all, much less implement it. Often, I find it useful to distill things down to the [More...]