Breaking In To The Game Industry – Lesson 5

Next Steps

12m 29s 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 5: Next Steps

  • Harnessing the expertise of others
  • Talking to industry veterans
  • Investing in yourself
  • Refining your network
  • Fine tuning your rates
  • Keeping in touch with clients and contacts
  • Creating new habits

Your next step

  • Think about what you want next in your career (new types of work, more projects per year, an internship)
  • Reach out to industry veterans with short, concise, and professional emails
  • Find ways to invest in yourself
  • Fine tune your network and your rates
  • Stay in touch with clients/contacts
  • Create new habits
  • Post your thoughts/results in the comments or forum