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With the 11,000 layoffs at Meta (Fb) and the three,500 at Twitter up to now week, the downturn afflicting the tech trade is getting severe. There are games-related layoffs on the huge corporations as properly, and it appears the recreation trade is not going to be immune from these (hopefully momentary) setbacks.
However I’ve discovered some individuals doing work that can assist these searching for work within the gaming trade. Amir Satvat, a principal publishing producer at Amazon Video games, has put collectively a recurrently up to date record of job openings at recreation corporations, in addition to different assets for job seekers.
His present record has greater than 13,000 job openings at 117 recreation corporations, and also you’ll see the hyperlink to the spreadsheet beneath, in addition to his different assets. It’s a reasonably wonderful doc for present job seekers, with hyperlinks to the websites and the sorts of positions which might be open.
And, sadly, it’s very well timed. Layoffs.fyi has tracked 119,155 layoffs amongst 776 tech corporations in 2022.
Since September, we’ve seen layoffs at Snap (1,200), Credit score Suisse (5,000), SoftBank (500), Twilio (800), DocuSign (670), Microsoft, Seagate, Zillow (300), Twitter (3,500), Stripe (1,120), Lyft (650), Salesforce (beneath 1,000), and Redfin (862). And this week Meta (Fb) laid off 11,000 individuals, or 13% of its workforce, as Mark Zuckerberg mentioned that the pandemic increase for social networking didn’t final.
This makes Satvat’s assist for job seekers welcome. He famous he acquired assist from recruiters at builders and publishers who him me know what so as to add to the job tracker. He’s principally monitoring builders or publishers with at the least 5 open jobs, and he’s updating the record recurrently by way of LinkedIn.
Along with the record of openings, he additionally has a dropbox hyperlink with a resume template, cowl letter template, job tracker record, and self-questionnaire for job looking out.
He has hyperlinks to a information on utilizing these supplies collectively, one other information on job course of prep, an interview prep information, an interview prep information for Amazon particularly, an FAQ of frequent job questions, and a put up on how he stays present on video games.
Laura Thompson additionally has a hyperlink for job boards on LinkedIn.
Right here’s some others individuals have shared with me:
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