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Company News - posted by VentilatorOfDoom on Tue 16 March 2010, 11:35:36

Tags: Chris Avellone; Obsidian Entertainment

For those of you who think it's a good idea to get into the game designing business and earn a petty ~30.000$ a year, MCA has a bit of advice.

<p style="margin-left:50px;border-style:solid;border-width:1px;border-top-color:#ffffff;padding:5px;border-right-color:#bbbbbb;border-left-color:#ffffff;border-bottom-color:#bbbbbb;">Second, don't use a recruiter. Please. Spend an extra hour and check the game companies in your area, then apply to them on your own - if given the choice between candidates, we're less likely to go with the candidate sent via a recruiter because they have the recruiter's fee on top of the normal salary that we have budgeted for the position. If you absolutely must use a recruiter, try to do enough research to choose one wisely - there's certain recruiters that know the business, others that don't know the difference between production and design candidates, nor do they know the first thing about how to place a programming candidate. Popular recruiting agencies don't mean much if the recruiter you're assigned to is a junior or is new to the industry.

Passion. It's all about passion.

Spotted at: MCA's Blog

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