Video Game Venture Capital

If you’re looking for yet another interesting tactic to use to track down video game employment, here’s a tip – keep on eye on new video game companies that are getting VC funding.  This is fairly easy to do, just keep tabs on a site like www.venturebeat.com.  That’s just an example, I’m sure there’s a dozen more like it out … Read More

Video Game Conferences

If you’re on a job hunt, conferences are a great place to meet potential employers face-to-face.  And if you’re only thinking GDC, PAX and maybe E3 when you’re thinking conferences, you need to think again.  While some conferences have dedicated job booth areas (the room at GDC is massive), others simply offer you a little informal time meeting with a … Read More

Welcome to Junction Point and Renegade Kid

We’ve had a few new companies from Austin recently post their jobs – big welcome to both Junciton Point and Renegade Kid! For those not in the know, Junciton Point is Warren Spector’s new studio, and is part of the Disney Interactive family. They’re working on something top secret, which I’m sure will be very cool. As for Renegade Kid, … Read More

Good news for Baton Rouge

I’ve got a bit of a double connection to this story, so I was excited when I heard about this yesterday.  I started in the game industry as an EA tester, and my day job now is with one of the companies (TurboSquid) that was integral in bringing the entertainment tax credit to Louisiana.   What could “EA tester” and … Read More

Game Industry Layoffs

Over the past few weeks, sizable numbers of video game staffers have been laid off.  Cuts have been seen at studios like Midway, NCSoft, High Moon and Radical Entertainment.  This is unfortunately part of doing business in the video game industry, and just about everyone will be impacted at some point in their career either directly or through someone they … Read More

New Ads from Epic

Several new ads went up today from Epic Games.  Check them out on GJH: