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Don't Miss: How would the Affordable Care Act repeal impact indie devs? 11
by Lexi Pandell [03.24.17]
"After all the talk about small business and creating jobs, anything that makes it scarier to strike out on your own and start a new business is a loss to our entire economy."
Business/Marketing, Serious, Indie

Heads up, devs: New travel restrictions bar electronics on some U.S.-bound flights  
by Alissa McAloon [03.21.17]
Due to new travel restrictions, some international developers headed into the U.S. won't have access to laptops, cameras, or game consoles in the flight cabin.

Proposed presidential budget cuts could hurt game development and education  
by Alissa McAloon [03.16.17]
The proposed budget put forth by President Trump yesterday could hurt educational game development programs that rely on funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Production, Serious

Why the CIA is using games to train its operatives  
by Alex Wawro [03.15.17]
"People playing a game, together they're experiencing the designers' mental model of insurgency in Afghanistan and sharing that model," CIA analyst and game designer Volko Ruhnke told Ars Technica.
Design, Serious

Oculus CTO John Carmack is suing Zenimax for $22.5M 4
by Alissa McAloon [03.09.17]
UPDATE John Carmack has filed a lawsuit against Zenimax, seeking damages that equal the amount he is still owed from the 2009 sale of id Software.
Business/Marketing, Serious

Reminder: Register for GDC 2017 by tomorrow to avoid paying full price!  
by Staff [02.24.17]
With just over a day left until your window to register for GDC 2017 at less than full price closes, conference organizers are encouraging anyone interested in attending to register now!
Serious, GDC

If you're coming to GDC 2017, know your GDC Code of Conduct!  
by Staff [02.23.17]
GDC 2017 is happening next week! As we prepare for the show, GM of GDC events and all-around Boss Lady Meggan Scavio is here to highlight the official code of conduct for GDC and its related events.
Serious, GDC

Coming to GDC 2017 next week? Use these travel tips and discounts!  
by Staff [02.23.17]
GDC officials have worked with local transit companies to arrange special discounts for GDC 2017 attendees! Also, they want to encourage attendees to get out and enjoy San Francisco during the how.
Serious, GDC

Manage Yourself: End of School Year Edition  
by Meagan Byrne [03.30.17]
How, as a game design student, can you keep it all together as you finish up your graduating year project (or any big game design project)? Let one almost-graduate in the middle of it all tell you.
Design, Production, Serious

PixelFest 2.017  
by Jeremy Alessi [03.30.17]
PixelFest 2.017 will take place in Norfolk, VA April 5-9, 2017. The event consists of a Game Jam, a gaming festival, and Dev Con. Game Jam+Dev Con participants will make, market, and pitch their game for a chance at a $1,000 prize!
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Serious, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing, VR

Should You Consider Influencer Marketing for Your Mobile Game?  
by Ben Sim [03.29.17]
Influencer marketing is the hottest trend in the marketing world right now. The question is if you should consider this form of marketing for your mobile game and is it worth the cost?
Business/Marketing, Serious

Force Field — Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lead Game Programmer

Ubisoft Shanghai Studio — Shanghai, China
Senior Gameplay/AI Programmer(Console Game)

Visual Concepts — Novato, California, United States
The art team at Visual Concepts is seeking a self-motivated and experienced artist that’s ready to join the NBA 2K Environment art team. As an Environment Artist, you’ll be asked to help with a variety of tasks involved in the creation of art assets such as modeling, texturing and lighting.

WRKSHP — San Francisco, California, United States
UI/UX Designer

WRKSHP — San Francisco, California, United States
Senior Artist

Hangar 13 — Novato, California, United States
Hangar 13 is in search of a highly skilled and experienced Combat Designer with a deep understanding of melee systems across multiple genres.

Hangar 13 — Novato, California, United States
Hangar 13 is looking for an experienced VFX artist. You must have an ability to technically break down the kind of complex, beautiful visual effects seen in blockbuster movies, and be able to create in-game effects that push the visual quality towards that standard. This position offers a unique opportunity to work with the engineering team and help push the rendering and FX production capabilities of our engine.

Hangar 13 — Novato, California, United States
Hangar 13 is looking for a Lead Systems Engineer to manage and mentor the systems team while providing technical designs, writing, implementing, and debugging code for new and upgraded software products.

Sony PlayStation — Bend, Oregon, United States
Sr. Staff Animator
Sony Bend Studio, the creator of Days Gone, Syphon Filter and Uncharted: Golden Abyss, is looking for top talent to join our in passionate team in creating a new AAA PlayStation 4 exclusive.

WRKSHP — San Francisco, California, United States
Junior Art Director