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March 16th & 17th, 2016 - Nelson at the Game Developers Conference

Posted On03/08/2016

ContributorTracy Fischer

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Game Developers Conference
Moscone Center, San Francisco
Career Center Developers Meetup Lounge

If you’re attending the Game Developers Conference, be sure to check out the exclusive networking events hosted by Nelson Technology:

Wednesday, March 16 | 10:00 – 10:50 am
Expert Panel: Secrets to Getting Hired in Tech & Gaming
Description: Despite a rapidly expanding industry and increasing opportunities, getting your foot in the door at top gaming and tech companies can still be a challenge. Industry experts share their secrets to getting hired during this interactive panel discussion with Q&A.Participants:

  • Jean Greendyke, PHR with Concept Art House
  • Peter Grassi, Director, Strategic Talent Projects with Zynga
  • Moderated by: Jason Bustos, Technical Recruiter with Nelson Technology

Wednesday, March 16 | 11:00 – 11:50 am
Expert Panel: Standing Out as a Job Seeker in Tech
Description: It’s no secret; the tech industry is booming. Although there are many opportunities for talented job seekers, competition for jobs at top companies can be fierce. Industry experts share their best tips for standing out from the competition during this interactive panel discussion with Q&A.


  • Matthew Iliffe, Partner at Beyond
  • Rob Garcia, Vice President, Product at AboutLife and CEO at ConnectUP
  • Moderated by: Jason Bustos, Technical Recruiter with Nelson Technology

Thursday, March 17 | 10:00 – 10:50 am & 11:00 – 11:50 am
Resume & Portfolio Review Session
Before you ace the interview, you have to get your info past the gatekeeper. Summing up your entire work history and skills on one short page and choosing just the right work samples to highlight your experience can be a daunting task. Join us for this free resume and portfolio review session, and work one-on-one with Nelson’s expert technical recruiters who’ve seen the best – and the worst – examples out there. We’ll help you get your materials in top shape to help you land an interview for your dream job.

No RSVP is necessary; all events are first come, first served. Space is limited, so arrive early.

If you’ll be attending this conference, we hope to see you there!