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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Get Noticed & Get Hired: Upgrading the Game Industry Resume
Speaker(s): David Lau, Alexandra M. Lucas, Sonia Michaels, Rachel Thompson, Mojan Ahmadi
Company Name(s): Amazon, Microsoft Cortana, DigiPen Institute of Technology, DigiPen Institute of Technology, DigiPen Institute of Technology
Track / Format: Career Development

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Overview: Career opportunities are abundant within the game industry; unfortunately, so are uncertainty events like layoffs and studio shutdowns. This session, delivered by a team that works "in the trenches" of career services and game development education, will give game developers at all levels of knowledge and expertise, from interns to senior developers, and artists to engineers, the knowledge and tools they need to create resumes and cover letters that will get their applications escalated up the hiring chain.

GDC 2017

David Lau


Alexandra M. Lucas

Microsoft Cortana

Sonia Michaels

DigiPen Institute of Technology

Rachel Thompson

DigiPen Institute of Technology

Mojan Ahmadi

DigiPen Institute of Technology

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Career Development

Game Career / Education