YOUR LEARNING JOURNEY
Many Office Managers have a degree, which provides professional development and a recognised qualification to employers. However, there are many available pathways and all people working in games claim a unique career journey. Above all, you will need to demonstrate passion and skills in your chosen field. For this job role, you should be someone who loves motivating people, being organised and being part of a team.
As a professional, you’ll be responsible for overseeing all operations of the game studio, managing administrative duties including recruitment, information technology, technology and staff training. You’ll be proficient in project management software like Trello and Basecamp to help communicate and track workloads.
Working in the games industry is highly competitive and you’ll need to make sure your CV stands out to employers and course leaders.
As an Office Manager, experience in the game sector will be essential. Your CV should outline previous roles and showcase your role in high-impact projects. For more general ideas on developing your CV, see our top tips page on building your portfolio.
Whatever role you are working in, it is essential that you understand the game making process. You can head to our build a game section for first steps; join a regular game jam to build up your skills and network; or start modding others games to gain experience.