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New Year, New Job: Building your CV with experience from around the industry

Cryss Leonhart, community manager at online game company Aeria Games Europe, tells us the lessons he has learnt moving from journalism to indie development, and eventually, community management. A while back, I was ready to pony up close to 30k for three years of heavy drinking and occasionally studying (if …

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New Year, New Job: Recruitment tips from around the industry

It’s a New Year, and it could well be a new start for your career. As a part of MCV’s on-going jobs coverage, we speak to recruitment agencies and people from around the industry to get their tips on getting ahead in games. Writing the perfect CV The first step …

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New Year, New Job: Why work experience is a great start in the industry

Alex Gouldman’s time as an intern for industry charity GamesAid is shortly coming to a close. Here he tells us about his first steps into the games industry, and what he has learnt since he joined the charity last year. GamesAid is a fantastic organisation that seeks to harness the …

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New Year, New Job: Why you should move overseas for work

Last year, QA specialist Justin Cutress moved from the UK to the Czech Republic so he could work at start-up mobile game company Cashplay. Here he tells us why you should move abroad for work if the chance arises. Having already spent over six years within games QA, whether that …

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New Year, New Job: How to get a job in marketing

Katy Ellis, account executive at experiential marketing firm Amplify, shares her journey through the games industry and offers her tips for applying for jobs. How would you summarise your role? Working in an account team at Amplify is all about bringing brands to life and turning consumers into fans through …

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