Jessica Price has been working in game narrative for over a decade. She began her career as an alternate reality game designer, helped launch Microsoft’s Kinect platform, and led the writers’ room for Guild Wars 2. She’s been active in trying to improve working conditions for women and other industry minorities for almost as long as she’s been working in games.
We all want that job offer we’re considering to be the doorway into a healthy, long-term job. Jobs are often like relationships–there’s a honeymoon period in which everything is wonderful. Are you still going to be happy once the glow wears off?
This talk will cover questions to ask and things to look for in the interview process, as well as other danger signals that might indicate a toxic work environment. It will provide a list of simple questions to ask to help make sure that you know what you’re getting into when you sign that offer letter.