This course will focus on all aspects for applying for and getting a job as a professional artist. The classes will cover developing a portfolio that best showcases your skills, developing a resume and applying for jobs, as well as preparing to present yourself well in an interview setting. You will get individualized feedback on your portfolio and will have the opportunity to practice answering likely interview questions.This is a rare opportunity to receive direct feedback and insight from an industry recruiter. We will also bring in a professional artist to provide more in-depth feedback from an artist’s perspective on students’ portfolios. By the end of this class, students should have a completed portfolio of their best work as well as a solid understanding of what employers typically look for in portfolios. Students will also have developed and improved skills in terms of applying for jobs, interviewing, and interacting with potential employers.
Kristin Christopher has over 15 years of HR and talent acquisition experience in the videogame industry, providing leadership at game development studios such as Bonfire Studios, Respawn Entertainment, Electronic Arts, and Infinity Ward. She has an extensive background in building and scaling teams, as well as advising professionals at all levels on developing their career paths and achieving their professional dreams. The teams that Kristin has helped build have shipped games such as Apex Legends, Jedi: Fallen Order, Titanfall, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 1 and 2. Kristin's passion and purpose in her career has been to help others thrive in the workplace, both in teams and as individuals, and to create opportunities for rewarding experiences where creative professionals do their best work and develop great things together.
Even though our courses are the most affordable for the quality of education.
These FINANCE OPTIONS allow you to focus on your goals instead of the barriers that keep you from reaching them.
Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industry’s best artist.
Enjoy over 365 days of full course access. This includes all lectures, feedback, and Live Q&A recordings.
Earn a Certificate of Completion when you complete and turn in 80% of course assignments.
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