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Deborah Fike's Blog

Working for GarageGames has given me a front-row ticket to watch the video game industry evolve. My official title is "Torque Product Group Manager," meaning that I help two-man teams, hundred-man projects, and all companies in between make great games. One minute I might be trying to track a game engine bug for a guy making freeware, and the next, I might be writing a blog about a new Xbox 360 disc title. I work with a team of programmers, web developers, graphic artists, and marketers to make the best engine middleware possible at the most affordable price. I love working in this tight-knit environment, and I find great satisfaction in assisting other studios take video games to the next level.

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Posted by Deborah Fike on Thu, 20 Aug 2009 07:45:00 EDT
Getting a job in the video game industry can seem like an insurmountable task, especially in this economic climate. You might want to try informational interviews as a way to further your career and gain some industry contacts.

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Comment In: [Blog - 08/20/2009 - 07:45]

If you know a company ...

If you know a company you'd like to work for, I'd use your network LinkedIn, university alumni, on-line communities, etc. and ask if you could talk to someone there about his job. It can be either an in-person interview or just a call. Prepare questions beforehand and try to learn ...