Video Games (Career Launcher Series)

Video Games (Career Launcher Series)

by Lisa McCoy
     
 

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Creating video games is challenging, imaginative work that demands professionals keep up with the newest trends and technologies. But it takes more than that to really launch a career in this dynamic industry. Video Games covers everything you need to know to chart your path for advancement, fine tune your professional image, and strengthen your networking skills

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Creating video games is challenging, imaginative work that demands professionals keep up with the newest trends and technologies. But it takes more than that to really launch a career in this dynamic industry. Video Games covers everything you need to know to chart your path for advancement, fine tune your professional image, and strengthen your networking skills to make sure you achieve your career goals in this multibillion dollar industry.

Written from an insider's perspective, each Career Launcher book explains the ins and outs that professionals must know in order to succeed. With details on the history, practices, standards, jargon, and emerging trends of each industry, these handy guides are perfect for anyone looking to jump-start his or her career. Each volume covers

A capsule history of the industry from its earliest roots to the present

A snapshot of employment, wages, and emerging trends, as well as key events, leaders, and other industry forces

A no-nonsense look at the industry's key jobs

Advice for establishing a positive, professional reputation; producing high-quality work; and planning your career path

An in-depth glossary of industry jargon

Directories of key publications, Web sites, schools, training programs, and other resources to help manage your career

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816079605
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Series:
Career Launcher Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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