Where to start when applying for a remote job. There are so many things you need to put in a cover letter and sometimes it can be time-consuming to figure out how to do it or even what should go in it.
Here are some cover letter examples to help you with your next job application.
Experience is in all aspects of game development
I'm excited to apply for the remote Game Development job you posted on [website].
I have been working in the game industry for over 5 years, starting at [company name] as a junior programmer and working my way up to lead programmer. I am currently doing freelance work for [game title] and [game title] as a senior programmer.
My passion for games started when I was young; now that I am older, I have a lot more time to dedicate to making them! My availability would be Monday through Friday from 8 am-5 pm PST. In addition to being available during these hours, I am also willing to work at night if needed on weekends or holidays (but only if absolutely necessary).
If you're interested in learning more about my skillset and availability please send me an email back with any
Proficient in various programming languages
My name is [your name] and I'm excited to be applying for the remote game development job with your company.
In the past five years, I've worked as a game designer, developer, and project manager in a wide range of industries.
While working at [company name], where I was responsible for managing projects from start to finish and ensuring that they were completed on time and within budget, I learned how important it is to stick to deadlines; that's why I'd like to work with you because it sounds like your team values efficiency just as much as I do!
I'm available Monday through Friday from 9 am until 5 pm EST. Let me know when works best for you!
I have what it takes to build innovative games
I hope you are having a great day! My name is [name], and I'm applying for the remote Game Development job posted on [site].
I am an experienced software developer with a background in Android development, game design and development, and small business management. I have been working remotely for the past two years, and I am currently employed by a company called [company name] as a game developer.
In my current role, I'm responsible for developing new features and maintaining existing ones on the company's flagship game, [Game Name] My work has led to increased engagement with users and increased revenue through in-app purchases. As part of my role at [company name], I'm also responsible for managing our team of 6 web developers and 4 graphic designers.
As your new remote employee, I would focus on creating new games for your company's portfolio. With my knowledge of Java and Python as well as my experience managing teams in different time zones, I believe that I have what it takes to build innovative games that will help grow your company's presence in this industry.
As for my availability, I am available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm EST (UTC-5).
Comfortable working remotely
My name is [name], and I'm a highly motivated game developer who loves to make games. I've been programming for over 5 years now and have worked on both small-scale and large-scale projects. My work has included creating 2D and 3D games, as well as developing AI, physics engines, and other systems.
I'm looking to join a team that values creativity and teamwork while also providing me with the opportunity to grow as an engineer. I've worked in teams of up to 20 people before and am comfortable working remotely.
I believe that my skill set would be a great addition to your company. My experience includes:
- Creating 2D and 3D games using Unity3D
- Developing AI using C#
- Developing physics engines using C++
- Working with databases such as MySQL/PostgreSQL/MSSQL/Redis
In terms of availability, I am available full-time starting on [date]. If there are any questions you'd like answered before we move forward with the interview process, please don't hesitate to contact me at [email].
My communication skills are one of my strongest assets
My name is [first name] and I am a game developer with over 10 years of experience. I am currently looking for a remote position to join a team that will allow me to develop my skills and continue building on my portfolio of work.
I have worked in several different capacities, including art direction and design, scripting, gameplay programming, network engineering, as well as business development. My current role as a lead developer has given me the opportunity to work with a wide range of technologies from Unity to C++. In addition to being proficient in multiple languages and platforms, I am experienced with version control systems like Git and SVN.
I believe that my communication skills are one of my strongest assets and I would be happy to provide references upon request.
As far as availability goes, I'm available during normal business hours (in EST) Monday through Friday. If you'd like to meet in person during business hours or discuss this position further over email outside of those hours, please let me know!
Ability to work independently
I was so excited to see this job posting, because I know I'm the perfect candidate for it.
My name is [name], and I'm a recent graduate from [school name]. While I've only been in the working world for a few months, I have already developed some key skills that would make me an asset to your team. Here are just a few:
I can code in Python and Ruby on Rails, as well as HTML/CSS. I have experience with Git and GitHub, which means I'm comfortable with version control systems and can work easily with other developers on projects.
I have experience working remotely—in fact, my previous position was entirely virtual! This means I am used to working independently and can be productive without constant feedback or direction from others.
In addition to my technical skills, my communication skills are top-notch. In my current role at [company name], I make sure that all of our clients are happy with our work by responding quickly to requests and keeping regular communication channels open between myself and our clients' project managers.
Strong technical skills
Dear Mr. or Ms. Recruiter,
My name is [your name], and I am a recent graduate with a bachelor's degree in Game Design and Development from [University Name]. I am drawn to the remote work environment by the flexibility it offers, as well as the opportunity to work with a company that values remote workers.
I have a solid background in game development, including several years spent working on games in teams as both a developer and an artist. In my time at [University Name], I developed games of varying sizes—from smaller one-week projects to larger semester-long projects—and gained valuable experience collaborating with other developers on everything from game design to art assets. In addition to my formal training at school, I also spent time learning about game development through various online communities and forums.
I believe that my skills will be extremely helpful to your company as you continue to develop new games for your customers. With my strong technical skills and ability to work independently (or in collaborative teams), I can provide value immediately upon joining your team!