Something I noticed while paging through the latest Game Developer magazine (January 2008, Frontline Awards/Portal cover): there are 14 ads from institutions offering coursework for aspiring game developers, versus 12 ads from dev studios looking for talent.

Just an observation.


Anonymous said...

Well, we have to pay the people we hire, whereas schools collect money from their students.

I may be in the wrong business.

Celso Soares said...

The sad thing is, most of these institutions offer courses that don't really add any skills relevant to the sort of thing employers are looking for. Unless you want to develop games in Flash...