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Hello,

My name is Jonin Hulings and I am a student at Central Carolina Community College. I am currently enrolled in ENG114 in which I have been given the assignment of interviewing someone that relates to my major. I also hope to become part of the gaming industry so this interview will be helpfull to me in that aspect also. The purpose of my interview will be to discover how the game programming industry works. If you feel that you cannot answer the questions or you do not wish to be interviewed then please pass these questions onto someone that would be. Thank you for your time, I look forward to seeing the answers.


The questions that I would like you to respond to are:

1. How do you think the gaming industry affects the community ?

2. How do the jobs in the field interact and relate with each other?

3. What do you enjoy about the gaming industry?

4. What types of advancements are available in the gaming industry?

5. How did you get into computer science?

6. What is a usual workday like in the gaming industry?

7. How is the business year composed in the gaming industry?
Ex: January March are slow months while April November are busy months, and December is free depending on the on going projects.

8. What talents/abilities are necessary to be successful in this profession?
a. Which ones do you feel are most important?

9. What is your job title?
a. Describe your responsibilities.

10. How long have you been in the gaming industry?

11. What kind of experience do you think is required for employment in the gaming industry?
a. How long did it take to get this experience?
b. Where is the best place to gain experience starting out?

12. What types of jobs are in the gaming industry?
a. What are some of the responsibilities of these jobs?
b. Your ideal job in the industry is?

13. How much money should I expect to make?
a. Entering the field?
b. With experience?

14. How much communication is required in the field?
a. Is this all in the company?
b. What types of communication occur?

15. Will there be much writing required?
a. How much?
b. How often?

Thanks! I am sure the answers will be a big help.

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  • : Hello,
    :
    : My name is Jonin Hulings and I am a student at Central Carolina Community College. I am currently enrolled in ENG114 in which I have been given the assignment of interviewing someone that relates to my major. I also hope to become part of the gaming industry so this interview will be helpfull to me in that aspect also. The purpose of my interview will be to discover how the game programming industry works. If you feel that you cannot answer the questions or you do not wish to be interviewed then please pass these questions onto someone that would be. Thank you for your time, I look forward to seeing the answers.
    :
    :
    : The questions that I would like you to respond to are:
    :
    : 1. How do you think the gaming industry affects the community ?
    :
    : 2. How do the jobs in the field interact and relate with each other?
    :
    : 3. What do you enjoy about the gaming industry?
    :
    : 4. What types of advancements are available in the gaming industry?
    :
    : 5. How did you get into computer science?
    :
    : 6. What is a usual workday like in the gaming industry?
    :
    : 7. How is the business year composed in the gaming industry?
    : Ex: January March are slow months while April November are busy months, and December is free depending on the on going projects.
    :
    : 8. What talents/abilities are necessary to be successful in this profession?
    : a. Which ones do you feel are most important?
    :
    : 9. What is your job title?
    : a. Describe your responsibilities.
    :
    : 10. How long have you been in the gaming industry?
    :
    : 11. What kind of experience do you think is required for employment in the gaming industry?
    : a. How long did it take to get this experience?
    : b. Where is the best place to gain experience starting out?
    :
    : 12. What types of jobs are in the gaming industry?
    : a. What are some of the responsibilities of these jobs?
    : b. Your ideal job in the industry is?
    :
    : 13. How much money should I expect to make?
    : a. Entering the field?
    : b. With experience?
    :
    : 14. How much communication is required in the field?
    : a. Is this all in the company?
    : b. What types of communication occur?
    :
    : 15. Will there be much writing required?
    : a. How much?
    : b. How often?
    :
    : Thanks! I am sure the answers will be a big help.
    :

    I have made a few games, but prolly dont qualify for these questions, as I have done them only part time. However, my brother is a full time game programmer, and maybe he will answer them. Cant promise anything, but I let him know.

  • If you are looking for a job as a programmer, and need a good resource to help you out, check out:


    http://www.programmerinterview.com/

    Here, there are some questions that were asked in real interviews
    from companies like Yahoo, Google, etc.



    : : Hello
    : : My name is Jonin Hulings and I am a student at Central Carolina Community Colloege. I am currently enrolled in ENG114 in which I have been given the assignment of interviewing someone that relates to my major. I also hope to become part of the gaming industry so this interview will be helpfull to me in that aspect also. The purpose of my interview will be to discover how the game programming industry works. If you feel that you cannot answer the questions or you do not wish to be interviewed then please pass these questions onto someone that would be. Thank you for your time, I look forward to seeing the answers.
    : :
    : :
    : : The questions that I would like you to respond to are:
    : :
    : : 1. How do you think the gaming industry affects the community ?
    : :
    : : 2. How do the jobs in the field interact and relate with each other?
    : :
    : : 3. What do you enjoy about the gaming industry?
    : :
    : : 4. What types of advancements are available in the gaming industry?
    : :
    : : 5. How did you get into computer science?
    : :
    : : 6. What is a usual workday like in the gaming industry?
    : :
    : : 7. How is the business year composed in the gaming industry?
    : : Ex: January March are slow months while April November are busy months, and December is free depending on the on going projects.
    : :
    : : 8. What talents/abilities are necessary to be successful in this profession?
    : : a. Which ones do you feel are most important?
    : :
    : : 9. What is your job title?
    : : a. Describe your responsibilities.
    : :
    : : 10. How long have you been in the gaming industry?
    : :
    : : 11. What kind of experience do you think is required for employment in the gaming industry?
    : : a. How long did it take to get this experience?
    : : b. Where is the best place to gain experience starting out?
    : :
    : : 12. What types of jobs are in the gaming industry?
    : : a. What are some of the responsibilities of these jobs?
    : : b. Your ideal job in the industry is?
    : :
    : : 13. How much money should I expect to make?
    : : a. Entering the field?
    : : b. With experience?
    : :
    : : 14. How much communication is required in the field?
    : : a. Is this all in the company?
    : : b. What types of communication occur?
    : :
    : : 15. Will there be much writing required?
    : : a. How much?
    : : b. How often?
    : :
    : : Thanks! I am sure the answers will be a big help.
    : :
    :
    : I have made a few games, but prolly dont qualify for these
    : questions, as I have done them only part time. However, my brother
    : is a full time game programmer, and maybe he will answer them. Cant
    : promise anything, but I let him know.
    :
    :

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