A U.S.A. Today story posted 13 November 2011, states that to compete in the $60 billion USD global game marketplace, top studios work hard to recruit the best talent to create their blockbuster titles. It also states that artists from a variety of backgrounds are also in high demand as the industry continues to grow.
“As gaming continues to rise in popularity, cross gender and social boundaries, and expand in what defines a gaming experience, artists of all types will be in high demand to provide all the visual elements we as game consumers expect and at the quality we demand,” says Nick Heitzman, a game developer and member of the faculty at the Guildhall graduate game development program at Southern Methodist University.
Are you a game developer?
What resources and forums have you used to find artists for your game studio?
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