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New Year, New Job: How to get a role in PR

Tracey McGarrigan, head of PR and communications at Green Man Gaming, Playfire and Green Man Loaded, offers her tips for landing a job in PR. What exactly does your role entail? I oversee our global industry/trade, corporate/financial, and publisher PR activity. My role involves sharing great stories about what we …

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New Year, New Job: Kick start your career in the games industry

MCV is kicking off 2015 with a month of coverage on how to get a new job in the games industry, or climb further up the ladder. This January is MCV’s New Year, New Job month and we will be featuring regular interviews and job tips, both online and in …

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JOBS IN GAMES: Audio Director career profile

Our last career profile, rounding off our Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, looks at the world of video game development. Specifically, we look at working with sound as we talk to audio director Mathias Grunwaldt, Audio Director at Swedish studio EA Gothenburg. How would you summarise your …

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JOBS IN GAMES: Demos can be more important than your CV

Our Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, has already looked at creating a succinct CV, but in the development world there’s something else to consider. Leading recruitment agency OPM offers advice on why more effort should be put into a winning demo reel or portfolio. DEMO WORK – …

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JOBS IN GAMES: PR Account Manager career profile

MCV’s Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, takes another look at some of the most coveted positions in the UK games industry. Today, we get an insight into the world of PR as we catch up with Lunch PR’s senior account manager Kayleigh Watson. How would you summarise …

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JOBS IN GAMES: Why your reputation is everything

Our month-long Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, has looked at how to make a good first impression, but it’s just as important to make a lasting one. Recruitment firm MPG Universal offers advice on how to maintain your reputation as a professional, whether you are a large …

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JOBS IN GAMES: OPM – "Companies are hiring more staff again"

As we enter the final week of our Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, we find out more about the leading recruitment agencies. OPM owner Kim Parker Adcock and PR and marketing manager Nathan Adcock tell us how the jobs market has changed over the past few years …

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JOBS IN GAMES: LinkedIn – "We’re like a matchmaker"

Our Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, takes a look at the fast-growing social network LinkedIn, which boasts more than 175m members. MCV speaks to David Cohen, LinkedIn’s director for Northern Europe about how the site makes it easier for applicants to learn more about the companies they …

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JOBS IN GAMES: How to Level Up your games career

So far our Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, has looked at various ways into the industry through traditional job applications. Today, we look at one of the options available for university graduates. Eutechnyx’s head of recruitment Erin Turnbull tells us about the studio’s graudate scheme, the Level …

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JOBS IN GAMES: Brand Manager career profile

Continuing our Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, today’s career profile looks at the role of a Brand Manager with Ubisoft’s Rachael Grant. How would you summarise your role?I am the brand evangelist for certain Ubisoft products in the UK, and it’s my role to ensure that these …

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