Turn your virtual fun into a career

Anyone looking at job opportunities in iGaming should make sure to pay attention to this ever-expanding industry.

So how do we define iGaming?

Basically it is any form of gaming or gambling which can be done over the internet, and it encompasses sports, casino games and financial trading among others.

Don’t be disheartened if you don’t have direct iGaming experience on your CV, as there are a wider variety of job opportunities than you may think. Of course there are a number of roles for IT specialists, and if your skills match then this is an obvious fit.

Outside of that however there are always positions for those fluent in a second language, there are Marketing, Payments, Security and Human Resources roles as well as positions suited for those with excellent knowledge of particular sports or financial markets.

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Take a look at recruitment websites to see what skills are being asked for, and tailor your CV accordingly. Try to take courses in relevant areas to increase your knowledge, and don’t be afraid to look at entry level jobs for some of the bigger companies on the island as a way to get your foot in the door.

The world of online gaming offers a lot of great opportunities for job-seekers around the would, so maybe it’s time to roll the dice and find that perfect gaming job! Turn your virtual fun into a career reality: nine ways to get a job in gaming.

My advice is to first research what job you want to do within the games industry and see if your current skills meet the job spec. “If not then what are you prepared to do to get there? For instance, I quit a well-paid managerial job back in the 90s to start as a low-paid QA tester, if you want to work in games design, for example. That gave you the experience you may need.”

In Brazil, many people are looking at this field as a promising area and a lot of Brazilians are already working in the gambling industry, so if you are one of these enthusiastic people then follow our advice and tips about how to succeed in this amazing industry.