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Networking

Networking is an important activity when you're seeking your first job in the gaming industry. In fact, most people who have been working in game art for some time will probably tell you they got their start through someone they knew.

How does that happen? There are many steps you can take to make connections with people in the industry:

Join Professional Organizations Become a member of groups like the International Game Developers Association (IGDA), and take advantage of opportunities they have for those interested in entering the industry. For example, you can enter competitions, attend special events, and accept invitations to hear guest speakers.

There are a variety of websites where you can network with others and gain experience through tutorials:


  

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