The Daily Shed #84 – One question I’m asked VERY often is how does one go about getting a job in the tabletop gaming industry. Well, here’s the skinny!
Let’s discuss in the comments!
SUPPORT THE SHOW ON PATREON!
ON THE WEB:
SEND ME STUFF:
the Preteen Industrial Complex
This quesiton comes up a LOT: “How do I get a job in the games industry?”
Honestly, I think that the question is out of a lack of perspective. You go to a store, you see all these games… well… there must be an army behind producing those! The fact is, most publishers are made up of a hand-full of people. Most of the work, art, graphic design, editing… that’s all outsourced. Freelancers and volunteers make up a large margin of the “jobs” people perceive in the industry.
If you go to a convention, and see a bunch of people working for a company at their booth.. chances are, they are just volunteers. If you want a job in this industry, you need to make one for yourself. Play the long game and start networking with people… or play the short game, and start your own company.
Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS