Getting a Job in Computer Graphics
Real Advice from Reel People
By Sean Wagstaff
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: February 2006
Pages: 243

Get the Inside Track to Landing an Enviable Job in ComputerGraphics

Breaking into the wildly creative and fiery 3D/Effects industry isa tough proposition. With so many talented people competing foreach alluring job, it’s imperative that candidates grasp whatemployers look for and make every attempt to stand out. Maya Press,a joint publishing effort between Sybex and industry leader Alias,brings you this definitive and practical guide to help you landthat first job or advance your current job in the computer graphicsindustry.

Getting a Job in CG: Real Advice from Reel People is richwith candid strategies and priceless insights straight fromindustry and academic leaders, job recruiters, and employers.Through interviews, case studies, and sample demo reels on the CD,this book teaches you how to:

  • Discover the myriad job possibilities from the obvious to theobscure
  • Identify precisely what tools, skills, and knowledge employersseek
  • Determine your best training options: college, art school, ordo-it-yourself
  • Recognize what staffing agencies and in-house recruiters arelooking for
  • Build an extraordinary resume that gets noticed
  • Find out where to go to meet the right people and tap intonetworking opportunities
  • Acquire the know-how to ace the job interview
  • Produce an exceptional and applicable demo reel that will helpyou land the job
  • Emulate the career paths of successful artists
This book’s companion website,, serves as aresearch hub packed with supplementary information and links tovital sources.
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