PART I

JOB POSSIBILITY EXERCISE:

Have handy the one to five job types that I asked you to look into for your homework.

(recall, I asked you to visit http://www.khake.com/page27.html)

 

As a group, go to

vfxpro.com or gamasutra.com

 

Take your list from homework and add to it 5 job listings from these sites that you feel you could apply for.  Discuss possibilities as a group.

Hold on to lists as we will share as a class

 

PART II

JOB REQUIREMENTS EXERCISE

Go To the company websites below and note the requirements for the company and for the application process.  Record this info and note the contrast in requirements.

 

PIXAR 

http://www.pixar.com/

NOTE:  the FAQ area is OK info, but click on the ≥jobs≤ section to get an idea about how to go through the application process.  They give good tips about demo reels.  Feel free to look at this, but we will cover the details of reels another day.  See if there is any helpful info in the FAQ section.

 

BLIZZARD

http://www.blizzard.com/jobopp/

They have a ton of info and specifics about what to send and how.  Also see what it takes to work for them.

See:

Job F.A.Q.

See:  what it takes to work at Blizzard Entertainment

Read tips on Resume and Portfolio Submission.

 

LUCAS FILM

http://lucasarts.com/

Navigate the site and figure out the details of applying (how, what, etc.)