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Session Name: Tips From the Trenches: How To Help Recruiters and Hiring Managers Get You In The Door
Speaker(s): Nellie Hughes, Niccole Minka, Iris Moon, Alejandro Rodriguez, Cami Smith
Company Name(s): Xbox Game Studios Publishing, Crystal Dynamics Studio, ggLocators, Probably Monsters, ggLocators
Track / Format: Career & Studio Development

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Overview: Have you heard how good it is to work at some studios? Recruiters play a critical role in helping build the teams of successful studios. nThe goal of this panel is to paint a picture behind the scenes of the hiring teams that help coordinate the candidates that make up those teams. nThere are hundreds of job openings in the game industry. What happens after the job gets posted. A lot goes on behind the scenes. How do the right people get the interviews? The recruiters are managing a lot of candidates, and a lot of information. What can you be doing to make your application more successful? What can you do to make sure that your interview goes smoothly? What is a solid strategy to negotiate a final offer? n Hear what it takes from the people in the trenches.

Game Developers Conference 2022

Nellie Hughes

Xbox Game Studios Publishing

Niccole Minka

Crystal Dynamics Studio

Iris Moon


Alejandro Rodriguez

Probably Monsters

Cami Smith


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Career & Studio Development

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