What does it take to be a Senior Gameplay Programmer on our team Sweeney: I think there are a couple of things that are important. The first is to be passionate about games, passionate about what you do (in other words, love it and live it!). The second important trait is having good communication skills - being able to go out and talk to other team members. You can’t just sit IMing and emailing the team. It’s good to go and see people, talk to them, and sometimes even act out the types of things you’re trying to put into the game to give an idea of what you’re trying to achieve. It also fosters a team mentality where people all feel like there’s a vested interest in what we’re all trying to…
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We’re not going to lie… We think our associates are pretty amazing. And you probably feel the same way about your team, right? Here’s the age-old question: how do you retain your great people and for that matter, attract even more talent? Here are some key things people are looking for these days when choosing... Read more »
How to Make a Log Cabin Blanket
One of my good friends is due in April, and after having just finished a crocheted baby blanket for my cousin, I decided I wanted to knit this one. And you know what I haven’t made in foreve…