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This topic contains 8 replies, has 4 voices, and was last updated by  omen 13 years, 10 months ago.

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  • #2865

    omen
    Participant

    Well, EA have invited us down to their HQ in London to present our Dare To Be Digital winning entry to their full team tomorrow.
    Wish me luck! :)

  • #9777

    aphra
    Keymaster

    great to hear…best of luck and let us know how it goes..

    Aphra.

  • #9778

    omen
    Participant

    Think there will be an update up on http://www.daretobedigital.com
    Or so it says on the site at the moment.

  • #9782

    meedja
    Participant

    Good luck!

  • #9872

    omen
    Participant

    Well, the trip to EA was pretty interesting. We got sprung with suprise interviews and 3 of us who travelled down, two Irish, will be starting working there this month. I, being completely unprepared for any type of interview make a hash of it :)
    On the plus side I now have contacts in EA :)

  • #9913

    aphra
    Keymaster

    Omen,

    Typical eh..I thought you guys were going down to present your project idea. So what kind of things were they looking for and asking about.

    Aphra.

  • #9920

    omen
    Participant

    So did we….

    The kinda sort you need to know is maths, physics, good coding skills, mainly C++ and knowing OO programming. Knowledge of scripting languages is a plus.
    Done a couple of interviews this week and it seems like the same stuff you get asked with special emphasis on certain areas dependent on the company you are with.

    Damian.

  • #9925

    bomberman
    Participant

    Don’t they also ask for gaming industry experience ? It seems pretty tough to enter this industry if you are not part of it…

  • #9926

    omen
    Participant

    They asked about demos i’ve done and what part i’ve taken in them. But they were people who knew I was a graduate so they knew I have no industry experience. But a grad from a recognised games course probably helps. The CV shows that.

    Damian

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