With major changes in the entertainment industry as well as poor albums sales across the industry, the market that still has enormous growth and doesn’t look like it is going to slow down anytime soon is the video gaming industry. Starting a video gaming job and/or career may be the perfect time to do so. With over 10 billion in sales per year, this is a growing market that will continue to cross lines and create trends.
A lot has changed since Atari released the 2600 family entertainment video game model back in the late 70’s. With the video gaming industry crossing the lines and franchising with major movie releases as well as record labels, entering into the gaming business may be a great move if you are looking for a video gaming job and/or career. With music crossing into this market with releases like “Guitar Hero”, this market is pulling more music enthusiasts into the gaming industry.
HollywoodEntertainmentJobs.com lists current video gaming jobs and’or career positions from everything from Game Testers to Programmers to Executives for this market. Landing a job into the video game market and developing it into a career can be a very exciting time. HollywoodEntertainmentJobs.com is the premier entertainment job board for the video game market.
One of the success stories comes from Patrick Gilmore who today is the Vice President, Executive Producer at gaming giant, EA Games (Electronic Arts). Patrick Gilmore is the Executive Producer to the “Medal of Honor” franchise. What a lot of people don’t know is that Patrick came from the TV/Film world and was a writer for Disney, The Sci-fi Channel and Fox Broadcasting.
The great thing about entertainment market (TV, Film, Music & Video Gaming) is that these studios are becoming easier to cross-over today as it has been in the past. You can start in TV and end up in music or video gaming because they all cross-collaborate with each other. Many executives today are crossing over into various studios and genres adding more creativity to their careers.
After Patrick Gilmore started as a writer for several TV Studios, he then worked at Disney Interactive (video gaming department) where he worked on the Aladdin and the Lion King interactive games. After Disney, he switched over to Dreamworks and then directly to EA Games.
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