Breaking In To The Game Industry – Lesson 4

Working With Your Team

19m 35s beginner Beginner
Author: Akash Thakkar

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Video games offer a myriad of new and exciting ways to put your audio in front of a huge, enthusiastic audience. With the rise of independent games, there are an immense number of opportunities to work in the industry as an audio professional. This course will be covering how one can break in to such a fast-paced industry and how to work as part of a development team.

By the end of the course you will understand how to:

  • Set and work toward goals for yourself
  • Find important game industry events to attend
  • Network and promote yourself in the game industry
  • Create a demo and web presence
  • Work effectively as a team member on a game project

Lesson 4: Working With Your Team

  • Being a good communicator
  • Common game development tools
  • Audio delivery methods
  • Getting referrals for new gigs

Your next step

  • Research a little bit about various game development disciplines (programming, art, design, quality assurance, production)
  • Ask for testimonials and referrals if you’re finishing up a game
  • Get a Dropbox, Google Drive, and/or other similar service account
  • Look in to the other game development tools that were mentioned
  • Post your thoughts/results in the comments or forum