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Video: A soft skills survival guide for game developers

In this 2019 GDC session, Certain Affinity's Richard Vogel discusses what it's like working in the games industry for over 20 years and the most important soft skills needed for success.

In this 2019 GDC session, Certain Affinity's Richard Vogel discusses his observations of what it's like working in the games industry for over 20 years and the most important soft skills needed for success.

Vogel offered useful perspective on everything from how to collaborate with colleagues in a respectful way to what you should expect from a career in the game industry, and how to achieve a healthy work/life balance.

If you aspire to a career in game development, or want to bulletproof your career with some practical advice, this is a lecture you don't want to miss.  Now, you can watch it for free via the official GDC YouTube channel!

About the GDC Vault

In addition to this presentation, the GDC Vault and its accompanying YouTube channel offers numerous other free videos, audio recordings, and slides from many of the recent Game Developers Conference events, and the service offers even more members-only content for GDC Vault subscribers.

Those who purchased All Access passes to recent events like GDC or VRDC already have full access to GDC Vault, and interested parties can apply for the individual subscription via a GDC Vault subscription page. Group subscriptions are also available: game-related schools and development studios who sign up for GDC Vault Studio Subscriptions can receive access for their entire office or company by contacting staff via the GDC Vault group subscription page. Finally, current subscribers with access issues can contact GDC Vault technical support.

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