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Interview Preparation

Job Application & Interview Prep

This course provides insights into game studios' hiring criteria for data analysts and scientists, including resume and cover letter tips.

Single Session
2 hr Workshop

 

Next Course:     
Every Two Weeks

What You'll Learn

Game Analyst Skill Set: What are the skills and qualities you need to be a game analyst. Where does subject area experience and expertise play a big part. 


Game Analyst Career Paths: Understand different game analyst career paths and possibilities. What it is like to be a game analyst working at a small or large game development studio. 


Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS): What happens when your job application is submitted. What is an Application Tracking Sytem (ATS). How ATS works and how you influence a positive outcome. 


Understanding Job Description: What should you look for when reviewing a job description. Learn which keywords are important and how they relate to the skills you need. 


Preparing Resumes & Cover Letters:  Learn about the different types of resumes and cover letters. How to tailor resumes to specific job descriptions. The importance of cover letters and how they complement your resume. 


Game Analyst Interview Process:  Understand the game analyst interview process. Learn who will be part of the interview panel. What particular areas of focus to prepare for.


Interview Question Preparation:  What to expect at an Interview. How to prepare for an interview. Examples of interview questions and examples. Interview question preparation through in class group exercises.

Success strategies

Job Application & Interview Prep

This course provides insights into game studios' hiring criteria for data analysts and scientists, including resume and cover letter tips.

Single Session
2 hr Workshop

Next Course:

Every Two Weeks

This Course Includes

  • 2 Hour Instructor-Led Course/Workshop 

  • In-Class Group Discussion And Exercise

  • Downloadable Slide Presentation

  • Interview, Resume and Cover Letter Preparation Materials

  • Questions & Answers Session

Course Content

1. Skills Required For A Game Analyst

  • What Skills Do I Need For A Game Analyst?

  • Example Job Listing Analysis

  • Job Listing Breakdown

  • Group Exercise: Responsibilities & Skills

3. Preparing Your Application

  • Application Tracking System (ATS)

  • Job Description & Keyword Analysis

  • Resumes

  • Cover Letters

2. Career Paths In Gaming

  • Studio Game Atomic Unit

  • Career Options In Gaming

  • 5 Questions With Gaming Leaders

  • Group Exercise: GM Question Analysis

4. Interview Questions

  • Pre-preparation

  • Typical Interview Scenarios

  • Example: Product Analytics

  • Example: SQL

  • Example: Estimation

  • Group Exercise: Case Study Question

5. Question & Answer Session



Requirements

  • No prior experience is required for this course/workshop.

Description

This course, in a workshop format, is ideal for anyone looking to apply for a role as a game or product data analyst in the game industry. This workshop would also be most suitable for anyone wanting to apply for similar data analyst roles at game platform and game-supporting service companies. 


This course will take you through how to analyze a game analyst job posting, how to craft a resume and accompanying cover letter, as well as how an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) works.


The course also provides critical insight into the interview process, giving the types of interviewers and examples of interview questions you’re likely to face. In addition, with several examples of interview questions, the course provides situational experience in the form of in-class group exercises to help with the practical preparation for a real-life interview. 


Take this course as part of Breaking Into The Game Industry, which includes an additional 2-hour course/workshop on Game Studio Teamwork & Organization.  Select the Breaking Into The Game Industry course, featuring a bundle discount for 4 hours of game industry interview preparation essentials.


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