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Game Developer Job Board FAQ

Search and apply for jobs with top companies and advertise to Game Developer's game development community.

How can I get help?

For sales assistance, the sales team can be reached through this form. For technical assistance and general site feedback, please reach out to [email protected].

How can I get access to the Game Developer Job Board?

To create a Game Devleoper Job Board account, just visit the Game Developer Jobs homepage and click on the “Login” tab in the upper right-hand corner of the page, just below the leaderboard banner. 

From the Login/Sign In page, click on the red “Register as an employer” link at the bottom of the log in box.

I forgot my password, how can I log on?

If you forgot your password go to the Game Developer Job Board login screen and click "Forgot Password." Follow the instructions from there.

How can I change the e-mail address for my account?

To change the e-mail address for your account, request an email change from [email protected].

How do I post a Job?

The first step is to purchase job credits at (jobs.gamasutra.com/employer_offers).

If you've already purchased credits, go ahead and click on the tab labeled "Post Job" near the top of the page, next to "Find Resumes" on the homepage. Once there, you can enter your position's information, including categories, market sector and a text description as well.

Where can I find candidates/applicants

On the "My Account" page, you'll see an option to "View Applicants". From here you can view and sort applicants by position and by status. Results will appear on the right hand side of the page.

You can also search for candidates in the resume database by clicking on "Resumes" found in the top navigation bar of the job board. You can input key-words to search by various search criteria. If you don't have resume credits, you can purchase resumes individually or in bulk on our purchase page found here.

How do I update my company profiles?

Click on the "My Account" tab. You'll then see a tab labeled "Update Profile". From this link you can update all aspects of your company's profile from uploading a photo to entering a short company description. Once finished, click "Preview Profile" at the bottom of the screen to preview your page or click "Update Profile" to save changes. This is where you can also add/edit profiles for subsidiaries of your organization.

How do I purchase Job Credits?

At jobs.gamasutra.com/employer_offers you'll find the Job Credit pricing sheet and can purchase credits of all types through this page. Simply fill in the matrix with the number of each type of desired credit and click "Submit Order" at the bottom. You'll then be asked to supply payment information.

For larger bulk purchases of 10 or more credits, please contact sales through this form to take advantage of discounts.

How do I edit an existing job?

Start by clicking on the "Manage Jobs" button found in the top navigation portion of the job board. From there, use the filters to select Active, Expired, Incomplete or Suspended jobs. Once you see the job you want to edit in the tables below, click on the "Edit" button that's next to the job that you want to edit. Make any desired changes and hit "Edit" at the bottom of the page to complete the process.

Click this link for a video that provides step-by-step instructions on how to edit an existing job.

How do I search the resume database?

You'll first need to purchase resume database access at jobs.gamasutra.com/employer_offers. Once you have access, click the "Find Resumes" link from the top toolbar. From this page, you'll be able to search our resume database by keyword, experience level, and other data points. Your results will show up on the right hand side - click "View Resume" to take a look at the candidate's resume.

What are featured employers? How do I become one?

Featured employers get the best, most prominent placement right at the top of our job board. These are employers with a $25k+ annual spend. You'll receive a spot in our Featured Employer carousel and the ability to post a skin on the Gama Jobs Homepage, not to mention you'll get the best discounts on future job credit purchases. Contact the sales team here to learn more about becoming a Featured Employer!

My company has multiple subsidiaries. Can I create jobs for different subsidiaries with the same account?

Absolutely! If you go to the "My Account" page, you'll see a link labeled "Company Profiles". From here, click the "Create Company Profile" button and you'll be able to set up your sub-studio's profile. To assign a certain profile to a certain position, use the drop down menu in the "Job Information" section while posting a new job.

This video provides step-by-step instructions on how to update and manage profiles for subsidiaries of your organization.

How can I post jobs on Game Developer to attract passive candidates?

Along with the job board, Jobs are also fed into Game Developer news stories, GDC Event websites, and newsletters. On the job posting form, there is a box labeled "Market Sector/Platform". Checking the applicable fields in this box will allow your job to be fed to other parts of the site related to the same market sectors/platforms.

How long to job postings last?

Job postings last 30 days from the date of posting.

What job posting options do I have?

There are four different types of job credits:

Standard Job Credit - The basic credit. Allows you to post your job to the homepage jobs feed on the day it is posted, and will remain searchable until the job expires.

Enhanced Job Credit - Along with Standard features, you'll be able to show your company logo and add an enhanced description that will show up on the homepage jobs feed.

Standard Weekly Refresh Credit - This credit type offers the same features as the Standard credit, but the job will refresh to the top of the homepage jobs feed on a weekly basis until it expires.

Enhanced Weekly Refresh Credit - Our best job credit. This will give you all the features of the Enhanced Job credits, and once a week the job will refresh to the top of the list, giving you the best and most consistent presence on the job board.

How can I purchase access to resumes in the resume database?

Resume Database access can be purchased from the same place as job credits. Head over to jobs.gamasutra.com/employer_offers and scroll down to the "Purchase Resume Credits" section where you can purchase resume access a la carte. Unlimited resume access is also available - contact the sales team for more information.