#OwenOnTheCouch, Part 3: Jason Keeley and Mark Seifter
Continuing this week’s #OwenOnTheCouchTheme, let’s talk to Development Manager of Starfinder at Paizo Jason Keeley (@herzwesten on Twitter), and BattleZoo Director of Games Mark Seifter (@MarkSeifter on Twitter). This is a great chance to listen and learn from industry pros!
Owen: So, Jason, if someone wants to write Starfinder content for you at @Paizo, how do they get your attention? What are you looking for in a freelancer?
Jason: *is walking by* Oh hi there! Well, for adventures, I’m generally looking for someone who has proven they can handle larger assignments (ie, being timely and the ability to inject a bit of their own ideas into a sometimes rigid outline) or has done something equally impressive.
I’m willing to try out newer freelancers for smaller assignments, though! It all depends on what the particular project needs.
Owen: Hey Mark, if someone wanted to get your attention as Director of Game Design, and maybe get work from you, what’s their best option?
Mark: So, find the Arcane Mark Discord server, join, then you can PM me on discord and I’ll add you to the list. We’re small so I don’t have a lot of opportunities at any given time, but I love to hear from freelancers.
Plus, now we have this!
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Posted on June 3, 2022, in Business of Games, Con Season, Musings, Writing Basics and tagged #OwenOnTheCouch, Essays, gaming, Geekery. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.
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