Gaming revenues continue to grow at a staggering pace, and this increase has brought about the need for more qualified software engineers, game designers, artists/animators, and other specialized game-creation positions. PC/console games have shown a gain in market share of a four-percent upswing in recent years compared to only a one-percent uptick in mobile gaming. Because of the expanded interest in the PC/console market, the video-game industry requires hiring more gaming professionals who can help address the increased market share demand.
Demand for game designers, software engineers, artists/animators, and other positions are expected to continue and increase for the foreseeable future. Recruiting for these critical roles will require finding candidates who possess the skills to address the technical competency, as well as, the cultural alignment. Video-game recruiters work to find suitable candidates whose abilities for growing the PC and console market are matched to studios developing games of all genres.
Due to the ever-increasing demand, video-game job seekers are strongly encouraged to submit their resumes even if they do not find any current job postings that match their career goals. Registering with a recruiter will prepare you for faster job placement as soon as an opportunity becomes available.
To have the best chance at landing a coveted position, job seekers should follow a three-step plan: