Welcome to thatgamecompany

We had a few ads posted on Friday by thatgamecompany – we’re pumped they’re posting on the site!  This is exactly the kind of company we want to highlight on www.gamejobhunter.com.  While we encourage all game companies to post, our mission is to make sure job openings at some of these smaller, unique studios get the same exposure as ads … Read More

Welcome to 2K Marin

Big welcome to 2K Marin, who posted 3 new job ads today!  They’re looking for help on Bioshock 2.  You can’t ask to be working on something much more high profile than that.  As an aside, I think my wife is still upset with me for harvesting too many little sisters. They definitely have some of the most creative job … Read More

Twitter and 2 New Companies

First off, we, like just about everyone else in the free world, have joined Twitter.  You can follow our feed here:  http://twitter.com/gamejobhunter.  Look for updates whenever we’ve got a new job ad posted, or whenever we’ve got an interesting tidbit to share. We also want to welcome two new companies who have posted ads – The Rocky Mountain College of … Read More

New Site, New Jobs, a Couple of Kinks

As I mentioned yesterday, the new site is live.  Thanks to everyone who has checked it out and provided feedback!  We will continue to work on getting improvements implemented and new ads posted on the site.  We actually had several new ads go up to coincide with the launch.  Make sure and check out the jobs from Frozen Codebase, Double … Read More

New site design is live!

We finally got the new design of the site up this weekend – check out www.gamejobhunter.com to see what it looks like.  We think it’s much easier to use, both for employers and job hunters.  It’s still free to post your job ads, we’ve just removed a lot of the complication from the process.  Now, you just need to have … Read More

6 Things to Consider When Looking for Video Game Jobs

If you’re looking for a job in the video game industry, it’s crucial to realize that no two video game companies are alike – that should be obvious.  Even studios owned by the same parent company (Tiburon and EA Canada within EA, for example) can have dramatically different cultures, management styles, quality of life and more.  If you’re in one … Read More

Get to Know Your Local Game Industry

My partner Andy forwarded me a great blog post recently about gettting to know your local video game industry – read it here.  I’ve written a bit about this in the past, specifically in regards to job searching after layoffs, attending your local IGDA chapter and tracking where all the video game companies are.  The author of this article, Ms. … Read More

GDC 2009 – Job Hunting

GDC is just around the corner (March 23-27), and as I’ve written before, video game conferences are a great place to look for job opportunities.  GDC has an entire area of the show dedicated to job hunters – the Career Pavilion.  If you haven’t been before, it’s a large conference hall filled with recruiters from all of the major video … Read More

Welcome to SilverTree Media

I want to welcome SilverTree Media to GameJobHunter.com – they recently posted several of their job listings here.  SilverTree has worked on some intersting projects with Disney Interactive, and have a very distinctive visual style.  Cool looking stuff. One of the interesting things about working on this site is learning about the many unique video game companies out there like … Read More

Site Redesign

I apologize for the long delay between posts, but we’ve been a little busy.  😉 We’ve been working on a complete site redesign of www.gamejobhunter.com, and we’re very close to releasing the final product.  It’s required a bit of work, but we feel like the new version is going to be MUCH easier to use, and I think everyone will … Read More