The Studio Assistant helps the team and the space they work in to run smoothly.
All studios need organisation, from making sure the bills get paid and there’s milk in the fridge, to booking conference tickets, welcoming visitors and managing diaries.
As Studio Assistant you look after the details, helping to create a productive environment where everyone can do their best work. In some studios you may get directly involved in supporting the game development process.
- Being Organised
- Helping People
- Social Media
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YOUR LEARNING JOURNEY
Some people working as a Studio Assistant have a degree in Games. Above all, you should be someone that loves helping people, being organised and being part of a team.
As a professional, you’ll be helping with the day to day running of the studio. You may also support administrative duties around recruitment, information technology, technology and staff training. You’ll be familiar with project management software like Trello and Basecamp to help manage your workload.
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 a Studio Assistant, experience in the game sector might not always be essential but demonstrating a passion and understanding for games will give you the advantage. Your CV should include previous roles and responsibilities, expanding on relevant and transferable skills. For more general ideas on developing your CV, see our top tips page.
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 & network; or start modding others games to gain experience.
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my job really keeps me on my toes, my responsibilities are really broad which means no two days are the same!Tacita French - Studio Assistant, Studio GoboRead the full story