COVID-19 has caused most game studios to suddenly turn fully remote, and make new remote hires as well. But with the recent Pfizer vaccine news, how will things be after covid-19 is over? I went through the jobs on Remote Game Jobs to form an idea.
Last month, award-winning game writer Rhianna Pratchett took to Twitter in a series of tweets sharing enormous amount of valuable insight into how writing works in the game industry, and the different roles and levels writers can have in the game industry. Rhianna’s career spans multiple popular award-winning games such as Tomb Raider, Mirror’s Edge, […]
Work From Home for Gaming Live Talk between Sophie Vo from Voodoo Studio and Joakim Achrén, CEO of Elite Game Developers
Discord, the current generation’s IRC, and the chat app that was initially aimed at gamers, have quickly outgrown its initial purpose, and became widely popular and an indispensable tool for work collaboration. Discord is heavily used by Indie studios to communicate amongst the team, and also to bring in gamers to see constant updates from […]
Important upcoming online game and remote work events and conferences – 2020
Did you know that Ori and the Will of the Wisps was built by a fully remote studio of over 80 people?
Studios are hiring for remote work at an unprecedented rate. However a lot of this is fueled by the current COVID-19 crisis, and many studios expect recruits to eventually relocate to their headquarter once things settle. So while this is still a great opportunity to start a new career, for some it might be problematic. […]
Working from home or remotely for your job is hardly a new concept. It’s been there for a very long time. In fact, the first well known case of remote work dates back to over four decades ago, when physicist Jack Nilles worked remotely on NASA’s communication system back in 1973. An effort that awarded […]