5 Ways to Make Your Gaming Portfolio Stand Out to Employers

June 30, 2022

In the competitive gaming industry, one way to attract the attention of hiring managers is by presenting a strong game design portfolio. A gaming portfolio goes beyond the experience you list in a resume or skills you highlight in a cover letter. It presents proof of your talent and gives hiring managers the opportunity to evaluate real projects you’ve worked on.

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ggLocators GDC Recap

We were thrilled to attend the Game Developers Conference in March, and be invited to present. Iris Moon and Cami Smith spoke on a panel “Tips From the Trenches: How To Help Recruiters and Hiring Managers Get You In The Door” alongside other industry veterans from multiple different studios.  Niccole Minka, former GGLocators teammate was the moderator. It was an incredible week both on and off stage, and we’ve grown as a team from the experience. We wanted to highlight a few of our favorite and more memorable takeaways from this incredible experience.

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How Gaming Companies Can Streamline the Hiring Process

As the gaming industry is growing exponentially and the average turnover rate for gaming professionals is 2 to 5 years, gaming companies may have roles to fill now and likely in the future. When you want to hire talent in gaming, there’s a lot of competition. In-demand, highly skilled candidates may receive multiple offers when

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How to Hire Top Talent in the Gaming & Extended Reality Industry

Video games and extended reality capabilities like virtual reality and augmented reality have never been as popular as they are today. The COVID-19 pandemic and fast-developing technologies accelerated gaming adoption in recent years. Consider: According to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), 2021 saw a record number of people playing video games in the U.S., with

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