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Week 4 wrap

We’ve taken you on a long journey over the last four weeks. Let’s review what you’ve learned before you go. Through the eyes of our four developers, you’ve discovered: How …

A word of advice

What do our developers and experts think of the interviewing process? We find out in this video. How do you feel about the interview process now you’ve heard what our …

Before I go

As we see in this short video, our developers and experts share what they still want to learn, and offer some final pieces of advice for you. Hopefully, you’ll be …

Questions studios want you to ask

Interviews are not just for the studio to find out about you – they give you an opportunity to learn about that company too. Have a look at some handy …

Any questions?

Many people find the ‘any questions’ part of an interview daunting but they can be one of the most important parts of the interview, often left until last when you …

Insider tips and tricks

How do you present the best version of yourself? In this video with our developers, we see some of the things that could affect the impression you give to an …

Practical interview tasks

What practical tasks should you expect to complete in an interview? What you’ll be asked to do varies based on your chosen role: Programmer Tasks A common practical task for …

What actually happened in the interviews?

In this video, our developers describe their interviews and how they handled them. As you watch them describe their interviews, you’ll see that even successful candidates can let their anticipation …

Practising your interview

We thought one of the best ways to help you prepare for an interview is to practise responding to questions the interviewers might ask. In this video, Chella is going …

How to handle games interviews

Our experts Karen McLoughlin, Ian Goodall, Claire Boissiere and Ed Perkins gave lots of advice on how to tackle interviews. General approach Interviews are conversations where you get to know …

How did you feel before the interview?

In this step, you’ll hear the developers reflect on how they felt ahead of their interview. Can you guess what actually happened? Were their predictions accurate?

Introduction to the final week

By the end of this final week, you’ll be much better equipped to face interviews, because you’ll have heard what studios are looking for, what happened to our developers, and …

Week 3 wrap

This might have been one of the most challenging weeks, because you’ve been looking hard at the application process, which can be pretty daunting, and examining gaps in your skill …

How to create an action plan

Action plans are ways for developers to plug gaps in their CVs. They can take a variety of forms, some games-specific, some not remotely connected with games, but for all …

CVs and cover letters

First, there’s something you should know about how studios recruit… Every company that you approach for a job will have a slightly different application process. Although almost all will want …