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What are typical job interview questions related to game development? [closed]

I've already looked at some examples from StackOverflow, but I'd like to know if any of you could show concrete examples of job interview questions... Are they different with a job related to game ...
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Career in Game Development [closed]

I currently study computer engineering and I want to lead my career towards game industry which I always want to be a part of. But I am not sure where to start. I applied some of the companies in the ...
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Is game development a super elite club?

We all read job vacancies via the internet like GitHub jobs or StackExchange Careers 2.0 for example. You know, web app development, iOS/Android jobs and many other things. We even read about jobs ads ...
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What does a Game Designer do? what skills do they need?

I know someone who is thinking about getting into game design, and I wondered, what does the job game designer entail? what tools do you have to learn how to use? what unique skills do you need? what ...
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What is the basic skill set that a Professional Game Programmer needs to have? [closed]

I have a very general question which bothers me but i want to add some details first. Im a core JAVA programmer.I have independently created some small games in Java for fun. Now, the more I'm looking ...
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What is the difference between a level designer and an environment artist?

What are a level designer's roles in the development of a game, what are an environment artist's, and how do they compare? Are they overlapping roles? Does a game development team typically have both ...
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Where can I post job listings or browse through resumes? [closed]

[Hypothetically] I'm at a smaller company and looking for a place to get the word out about our available openings. Alternately, I'm looking for a place to browse through resumes of people looking ...
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Essential skills to be a games programmer [closed]

I recently posted a question about the kinds of things to expect in game programming tests for games companies as I found myself unprepared for some of the topics. There are two things I can say about ...
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Is a computer science degree worth it? [closed]

I'm in my last year of high school, and I've been looking at colleges. I'm taking a C++ class at a local community college and I don't feel that it's worth it. I could have learned everything in that ...