How will you stand out to prospective employers? A carefully-composed résumé will carry you only so far. What you've got to do is demonstrate the quality of your practical work product in an eye-catching manner. That's what Alexander J. Velicky did:
Velicky spent 2,000 hours crafting something that’s part resume, part love letter to the company he wants to work for more than any other, Bethesda. He created a mod called “Falskaar” that adds 25 hours of gameplay to their hit title Skyrim, and created a land mass a third as big as the original massive map. He employed 29 voice actors to record new dialog for his NPCs, and recruited over a 100 total people to help him with Falskaar. Now, he waits.
“The best way to show Bethesda Game Studios that I want a job there and should be hired is to create content that meets the standards of their incredible development team,” he says, very clear about his intentions.
Click on Continue reading to watch a trailer for Velickey's mod.