How Do You Apply to Be a Game Tester?


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In order to apply to be a video game tester, locate job openings and resources from gaming expert websites, such as GameIndustryCareerGuide.com; from video game websites like the jobs link on Nintendo.com; or from traditional online job websites, such as CareerBuilder.com. Game tester applicants need to have an up-to-date resume, a portfolio, interviewing skills and negotiating skills.

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In order to apply to become a video game tester:

  1. Find resources
  2. Locate online resources to assist when applying for a video game tester job. These resources include books like "Land a Job as a Video Game Tester" by Jason W. Bay, available on Amazon.com. Another option, as recommended by ProGameTester.com, is to join a video game tester website, which provides information on applying for job openings in a specific area. The website also has links to job openings, job requirements and useful articles. GameIndustryCareerGuide.com provides links to schools that offer training in game design, art and sound, video game salary information and job requirements.

  3. Find jobs
  4. Locate and apply to video game testing job openings on video game companies' websites, such as Nintendo.com. Go to Nintendo.com, click on the Jobs link and select Gaming Tester to obtain the contact information to apply. Other websites like CareerBuilder.com provide game tester job openings to apply for by clicking the desired job from the applicable search.

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