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Please note: the information below refers to GDC 2013.

The Career Pavilion at GDC is the largest, most prestigious career expo in the game industry. For three full days each March, thousands of the most gifted, prolific, and dedicated developers assemble for one-on-one face time with recruiters from the most visionary publishers and studios around the world.

The Career Pavilion at GDC is a barometer of where the game industry is now as well as where it's going: console, online, mobile/tablet, casino gaming, free 2 play, they're all here. Last year's event was completely sold out with 50 companies actively recruiting onsite and studios already signed for this year's event include Microsoft, Sony Computer Entertainment America, Riot Games, Ubisoft, Tencent, WB Games, Bally Tech, GREE, Insomniac Games, High Voltage, Nexon America, Tripwire Interactive, WMS, Multimedia Games, Konami, Machine Zone, Valve/Steam, CD Projekt and more: download the current floorplan here.

For Recruiting Studios and Publishers:

Booth packages available starting from 10'x20', and all include a hard walled, turn-key unit with at least one private meeting room
Exhibitors receive a free listing in the 'Who's Hiring @ GDC 2013' brochure, distributed via specially designed kiosks around GDC.
Exhibitor who post to the Gamasutra Job Board will automatically have their postings appear on the GDC Job Board
Exhibitor-only discounts for recruitment opportunities on Gamasutra and in Game Developer Magazine
Onsite branding to promote your studio's presence is available here -

For Job Seeking Developers:

The Career Pavilion covers the 2000 2400 aisles in the South Hall of the Moscone Center
All levels of Pass Holders have access to the Career Pavilion All Access, Main Conference, Summits/Tutorials, Indie Game Summit, Audio Track, Expo Pass, and Student Pass (Friday Only)
The 'Who's Hiring @ GDC 2013' brochures will be distributed freely from specially designated kiosks onsite, via the GDC mobile app, and as downloadable pdf prior to the event.
Be sure to check the GDC Job Board often for up to date job openings of Exhibitors -

Sponsorship Opportunities
GDC Play
South Hall, Lower Level
Wed., March 27:

Thur., March 28:

Fri., March 29:

Gina Gross
Sales Contact
Gina Gross
Global Recruitment and Education Sales Manager
P: 415.947.6241
F: 415.947.6747



Are you looking for your next great hire? Then the career pavilion is the place to be! The Career Pavilion at GDC boasts
  • 23.000+ attendees, with an average of
  • 6+ years of professional experience, and
  • 8+ published titles to their credit


Whether you're a recent graduate looking for your first big break, or a seasoned veteran contemplating your next move, the career pavilion is the place to be if you're interested in employment within the game industry. Get
  • Face time with HR reps, from
  • 40+ companies actively recruiting on-site for
  • 3 full days at the industry's largest job fair


Sony Computer Entertainment America PlayStation Living Room
Booth CP2022, Expo Floor, South Hall, Lower Level
Join the fun at SCEA's PlayStation Living Room (Interactive Lounge)! You'll have an opportunity to play many of our AAA titles, hang out with our game developers and enjoy appearances from featured guests. Fantastic snacks and giveaways to boot! See you there!

Career Pavilion Networking Bar
Booth CP2016, Expo Floor, South Hall, Lower Level
Check out for yourself how amazing it is to work at Microsoft join Hiring Managers & Recruiters for game play & drinks. Raffle prizes include 3 All Access Passes to the GDC Event of your choice.

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'Who's Hiring @ GDC' Platinum Sponsor
Developers of the award-winning Witcher franchise, sold in over 5 million copies on PC, Mac, and Xbox 360. Currently working on "The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt" and "Cyberpunk 2077" - a game based on the "Cyberpunk 2020" pen-and-paper RPG, together with its original creator, Mike Pondsmith. CD Projekt is an international team of talented people and avid gamers sharing their passion with everyone by developing complex, non-linear and mature RPGs with hours of engaging gameplay and a great, engrossing story.