Frequently Asked Questions
TheXPlace is a global community of Video Game professionals. We make it easy for exceptional Talent, Game Makers, and Publishers to meet and collaborate on entertaining and engaging video games projects.
We're glad you asked! Because there are some big differences. Here are just a few:
Everybody’s vetted. That means that everyone — Talent and Game Makers — are who they say they are, and can do or have done what they represent.
Tailored for Video Games industry. Our rich experience in game making provides us with an insider’s perspective on the unique pains and nuances of the Gaming industry. We are putting this experience to great use, crafting solutions that cater to Talent, Game Makers, and the industry as a whole.
Unobstructed views. Beautiful tools to display portfolios, Gaming projects and some personality. This means Talent and Game Makers looking for Talent now have a direct unobstructed way to quickly determine mutual fit.
100% Online. This may be a no-brainer now (thanks Corona!), but TheXPlace is unbound by geo-boundaries. For Game Makers, TheXPlace provides access to untapped Talent from all parts of the world, at their fingertips. For Talent, TheXPlace offers access to exciting global opportunities that align with their career goals.
Better deal for all involved. Talent keeps 100% of what they earn. Period. Game Makers can staff up flexible teams and stretch budgets by spending less time searching/screening for talent and removing the hefty middleman markups.
More inclusive and equitable. TheXPlace provides trailblazing capabilities to improve representation and reduce all forms of bias in the staffing and hiring process.
TheXPlace features opportunities from AAA to prominent, financially sound Indie Game Makers and all of the variety of Talent needs that they require as they develop, operate, and support gaming experiences. Our community features full-time, part-time, and temporary opportunities — from anywhere in the world.
TheXPlace attracts top creative and tech talent from prominent Game Makers like EA, Ubisoft, Naughty Dog, Zynga, Playtika, Tencent, Activision, and more.
Most of our professionals boast 5+ years of experience, have shipped several Games and all have undergone our meticulous screening and verification process. Approximately 50% of talent on TheXPlace are based in the U.S. and 50% are based in 20 different countries around the globe. Our network represents a broad range of genders, ages, races and nationalities. Most importantly the Talent of TheXPlace share one trait in common: a great passion for doing great work!
The United States export control regulations prohibit U.S. businesses, such as TheXPlace, from offering services to users in specific sanctioned regions. In order to comply with these regulations and the U.S. Law, TheXPlace does not allow users in certain countries or regions to access all or certain parts of our site.
Depending on your exact location, you may encounter an IP or payment purchase block when attempting to make a purchase or access a service on TheXPlace.
We value our global community of users and sincerely regret the need to impose any restriction on access to our site. TheXPlace will continue to work very closely with the U.S. Department of State and Office of Foreign Assets Control to provide access to users across the world in compliance with applicable law.
Businesses or individuals in the following regions and countries are not permitted to register for accounts or utilize our platform:
- North Korea
- Crimea, region of Ukraine
- Individual nationals of Cuba
More information about the sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") of the US Department of the Treasury is available here.
There are three ways to receive an invitation for the Early Access:
- Current Early Access user lists you as their collaborator
- Current Early Access users, each get 3 VIP codes that they can share; if you know one, go ahead, ask them to invite you.
- Follow us on social media, to detect flash-promos for Early Access VIP codes.
We are so excited for you to join :)
Talent on TheXPlace gets to package their superpowers and interests in a sleek way that helps them unlock a steady flow of exciting jobs, with vetted companies, without all the effort of applying for countless roles (possibly resulting in peanuts for pay…). All of this, while keeping 100% of what they earn. Join here.
The first step in getting connected to great jobs is to apply to become part of TheXPlace community. Start here.
Certainly! In fact, we recommend it. You never know when a hot opportunity will “knock on your door”. (Did you know that some of the best opportunities are offered to passive candidates?!) So join in, connect with the community and enjoy being part of TheXPlace.
Zero. Zilch. Nada. And you keep 100% of what you earn.
Our Talent screening and verification processes combine industry insight with the latest tech to prevent false profiles and portfolio plagiarism. This helps keep the information on TheXPlace accurate and trustworthy. During the vetting process, you can expect to have your:
- ID verified
- Work history, work sample portfolios, and credits vetted
- Collaborations verified
Additional screening criteria may be needed for specific jobs — per Game Maker’s request.
TheXPlace provides Game Makers access to untapped Talent from all parts of the world — at their fingertips. We screen and vet creative and technical Video Game professionals, to allow Game Makers to confidently find the best fit, faster. With TheXPlace, Game Makers can staff up their teams quicker and stretch budgets further by cutting the hefty middlemen markups — all while building more diverse teams.
Finding Talent on TheXPlace is simple and easy. Get started here. We can’t wait to partner with you!
Zero. Zilch. Nada. And we will contact you to personally build your job posting and to help your company, and the position, stand out.
Our companies’ screening and verification processes combine industry insight with the latest tech to prevent false commercial entities, confirm company’s vitals, company’s cultural qualities, and business practices.
This is an in-house swift process with zero burden on the Game Maker. At the same time, this process allows us to ensure we are truly offering the best opportunities to our top Talent.