Welcome to the third post in our How To Earn Money As A Game Dev Freelancer series, you can catch the second part here! Industry veterans, Rick Davidson, Tim Ruswick and Richard Salyniuk are here to walk you through getting starting as a game dev freelancer!
If you still don't know who Rick, Tim or Richard are, check out our first post The 'F' Word, Free Vs Not Free As A Game Dev Freelancer to learn more about these game dev industry masters!
Starting out as a game dev freelancer can be daunting, luckily Rick, Tim and Richard have you covered.
Listen to them offer advice on what to do (and what not to do) in this 4 minute audio post... Where To Start With Zero Experience As A Game Dev Freelancer.
Having zero experience can be difficult because you don't know where to start, who to approach and you've never experienced being paid for your game dev freelance work.
"If you're looking to start, you have to start somewhere"
Using websites like Fiver and Upwork is an easy way to get started. Rick, Tim and Richard discuss the pros and cons of using platforms like these.
If you're not quite ready for that, it might be a good idea to approach someone you know who's done it before. They may be able to offer you some valuable tips on how to get started.
Hope that's helped with your game dev freelancer questions. Join us in part four where we'll cover 'As An Indie Game Dev, What Kind Of Game Dev Freelance Should I Do?'.
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Until next time, happy game dev'ing.