Game industry grows in such an amazing pace that it constantly needs more manpower. And they need a lot more different specialties than someone outside of game industry would imagine.
Definitely specialties with highest demand would be programmers , with second in demand being artists: 2D, 3D,Animators, VFX artists, level artist. Third, designers: gameplay, level, quest and game designers. But that is not all, the industry needs: product managers, QA engineers, testers, player support and many more.Access to Geek Careers is free for all GIC attendees and for all PGA attendees – all you need is 1-day ticket.
The following companies will recruit during Geek Careers 2017:
Huuuge Games is a gaming company on a mission to build world’s largest real-time social casual gaming platform connecting millions of players to have fun & socialize & play awesome games.
Huuge Games is constantly looking for fresh blood to join their ranks, ie.:
- Senior C++ Developer
- C++ Developer
- Java Server Developer
- Unity 3D Developer
- Game Tester
- 2D Animator
- Full-Stack Web Developer
- UI Designer
The full list of open positions – currently 30 available – you can check on this site.
Founded in 1991, Techland is a renowned independent game developer, distributor, and global publisher. The Poland-based company is best known for the original Dead Island games, the Call of Juarez series, and most recently for Dying Light and its expansion Dying Light: The Following – the game has been played by over 10 million unique players to date. We are now developing two triple-A titles that are to be released within the next three years.
In 2016 Techland became a global video game publisher under the brand of Techland Publishing. At the beginning of 2017 the company published Torment: Tides of Numenera – a successor to the all-time classic Planescape: Torment – to a great critical acclaim. Currently Techland Publishing is preparing to release Pure Farming 2018 with more third party titles to follow.
Techland develops and publishes top-tier entertainment content for all the leading platforms, including the PC, Sony PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Xbox One. Comprised of over 350 professionals across four offices in Poland and Canada, the company is committed to delivering unforgettable experiences and using latest technology for innovative entertainment.
For more details on Techland’s open positions and internship program please visit techlandjobs.com.
BoomBit Games is a Global Force in Mobile Games, both as a Developer and Publisher. Boombit Games team loves making innovative fun games of All Genres. Today, Boombit Games is best known for these popular titles; Dancing Line (Co-Developed with Cheetah Mobile), Tiny Gladiators, Build a Bridge, and Driving License Simulator. Boombit Games reaches millions of players each day around the World on iOS and Android. At BoomBit Games works of over 140 multi-national developers that create several projects running at once. Join Boombit Games in making the World’s next best games!
BoomBit Games is currently looking for the following specialists:
- Game Designers
- Level Designers
- Game Economy & Monetization Designers
- Video Editor
- Marketing Manager
- User Acquisition & Monetization Manager
- Data Analyst
- Senior 2D/3D Artists
- Lead 2D/3D Artists
- Senior & Lead Gameplay Programmers
- Senior & Lead Tools/Engine/Technical Programmers
Founded in 2012, Anshar Studios is a game development studio employing over 40 skilled professionals and game enthusiasts from the video game industry. Their employees have over 10 years of experience in major video game development fields, including design, art, programming, and production coordination. Anshar Studios also employs talented students, who can discover their potential and develop professionally by cooperating with Anshar experts. It is crucial for Anshar Studios to focus on experience and passion.
Anshar Studios has also expanded the scope of its activities, offering services to many reputable companies in the video game industry and IT. They have collaborated, among others, with Artifex Mundi, The Farm 51, Seebo, Playway, The National Center of Research and Development, and The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland.
Together as a group of specialists Anshar Studios has worked on 20 commercial titles, which have been released on 9 different platforms and utilize 5 different technologies. Currently, they’re working on Detached, a space exploration VR game, as well as other promising projects such as a VR training program for Polish firefighters.
Anshar Studios is looking for employees for the following positions:
- Senior Gameplay Programmer Unity / UE4
- Regular Gameplay Programmer Unity / UE4
- Senior 3D Artist
- Regular 3D Artist
- FX Programmer / FX Artist
11 bit studios is an independent game company devoted to creating and publishing meaningful games able to leave a strong mark on a widely understood popculture. Currently working on Frostpunk and getting ready to publish Moonlighter, Children of Morta and Tower 57.
11 bit studios is currently looking for the following specialists:
- R&D Graphic Artist
- 3D Artist
- Narrative Designer
- UI Designer
- Quest Designer
The space in Geek Careers is available with bronze sponsorship packages. The idea behind the zone is that all companies should fairly compete with their job offers and not with booth size.
Game Industry Conference has two unique qualities attracting people looking for a job or to change a job:
1. It is held during a weekend,
2. Access to GIC and Geek Careers is affordable.
In result, it attracts more prospective candidates.
This is how our career zone presented itself last year: