It is always better to have a current online portfolio that clearly showcases your strongest skills.
Make sure you submit the latest portfolio and it showcases all the work done by you and the work is not copyright or stolen.
If submitting a portfolio which was done on a group-project, please mention the work you did before or after the show reel.
For a 3D modeler position, please submit the wireframes.
For a 3D Animator position, please show some real game animation. No cartoony default character animations please.
For concept position, please show some game related characters or environment art.
For programmer position, please showcase at least 1 single game you have worked on.
No point in showing your superb Graphic Design/ VFX/Architecture/Lighting/Composition skills done in other software’s as it’s not what we are looking for.
No point in submitting 10 million Polycount character if the same can be achieved in less than 10,000 polygons.
Be clear regarding the position you are applying for.
Apply with your latest resume.Please do not name your resume “myresume.pdf” or “rockstar199resume.pdf” or “myname114.pdf.” It should be with your “firstname-lastname-position.pdf”
Latest job comes first under the Experience section.
Resume should be 2 pages maximum.
Your achievements come last. Not first.Be clear if you are willing to relocate. No point in applying to Delhi studios from Kochi if you are not willing to re-locate.
If you are studying and still have 2 years to go, why bother applying. But if your portfolio rocks, go ahead and apply.
If you have switched more than 4 jobs in the last 2 years, please do not bother applying.
Please do not send resumes from your emails like email@example.com.Send each company your resume in a single e-mail. Don’t add all company contacts in the single recipient. It not only shows you are lazy but also that you are not serious about the job you are applying for.
Do not spam the company “business development” or any other e-mail ID. Send it to the HR or jobs email only.
Just because you can create a sphere in particular software does not mean that you know that software.
DO NOT APPLY if you have not played any games to a video game company.