Want to learn how to get a job on the music and rhythm side of video games? Fish McGill, who not only has an awesome name, has an awesome job as associate producer on Rock Band, and he handles the webteam side of the Rock Band Network, and more. Doodling, music, graphics, and video games? Sounds like a perfect combination.
Fish has a degree in fine art, and insists that the background of many people in video games are very diverse. So an engineering degree could get you into game design, or fine art could land you on a team in a different area. Plus, both of those degrees should insure that you should be able to land a job, even if the video game industry crashes. But, his message is clear: study. An education is your best tool for getting a video game job.
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