Learn how to land a job as a video game tester from game industry expert Jason W. Bay! Anyone can get a job as a video game tester, but even after you learn the basics, there’s major competition for each and every testing job in your city - your application could be just one in a stack of hundreds. How can you beat the odds to make sure you’re the one that lands the job?
Jason W. Bay has spent more than 15 years in the video game industry. He started as a game tester and worked his way up to become the head of a large game studio, so he knows exactly what hiring managers are looking for in a job applicant. In this book, he teaches you the essential game testing skills so you can feel confident applying for jobs, and then walks you through the entire process from resume to job offer so you can land the best job possible. After reading this book, you’ll know exactly how to:
Find and report bugs using the most popular testing tools
Write a resume that gets noticed, even if you don’t have any experience
Find the best testing jobs, while avoiding the many Internet scams
Apply for jobs at game companies you admire
Compare job offers to select the one with the best pay and perks
Master the unspoken “soft skills” that companies demand from game testers today
This book is everything you need to launch your career as a video game tester. What are you waiting for? Your new career starts today!