Career Questions tagged Game Design

what was the hardest challenge being a video game editor

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why didn't you stay

as a video game designer at the building #video-games #design...

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What are the requirements to become a Game Designer?

I am very into drawing and designing things for the school and for people that enjoy my skills of art. I just want to know what can I do to get my art into the gaming industries. #art #artist #video-game-design #game-design...

#video-games

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Active Jan 17 at 06:14 PM

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Estevan Aguayo | Software Engineer @ interviewing.io It can be challenging fresh out of school (whether high school, ...

What equipment do I need to professionally stream video games on Twitch.Tv

I am a kid and I like to play video games such as fortnite and I was wondering what stuff I need ot have a high quality stream. #video-game-design #gaming #video-games #game-design...

#computer-games

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Active Sep 14 '18 at 05:25 PM

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Posted by Matt M.’s Avatar Matt M.
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Steven Trevathan This is a tough one! Professional game streaming is an emerging ...

How to get a good Starting point in the field of Game Design

So i'm looking to peruse a career in Video game design and currently gonna be a senior in high school and want to know a good starting point for getting into it before going off to college. #gamedesign #games #computer-science #computer-graphics #programming #game-design...

#design

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Active Jul 28 '18 at 11:54 PM

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Posted by Dylan M.’s Avatar Dylan M.
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Ed Magnin | Ed Magnin is a 35+ year game industry ... First of all decide whether you're better at art or programming, ...

What is one of the hardest aspects of being a game programmer?

I'm currently studying at WPI in order to go on to become a game programmer. What is one of the hardest things about that job, whether it be a part of the job or part of actually landing it? #game-programming...

#game-design

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Active Apr 24 '18 at 03:53 AM

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Posted by Tyler S.’s Avatar Tyler S.
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Ed Magnin | Ed Magnin is a 35+ year game industry ... Being able to keep working a problem over and over until ...

How do you get into the game design industry as an artist?

When going into the game design industry, how do you expand your art portfolio to get noticed by developers that can commission you? #art #video-games #video-game-design #game-design...

#gaming

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Active Apr 30 '18 at 04:43 AM

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Posted by James S.’s Avatar James S.
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Cuong Nguyen | Web Designer/Motion Graphic Designer Hey James, Since you want to be an artist in the ...
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Philip Zablocki | Computer Engineering Grad Hi Amr, It definitely helps to have some coding experience when ...

What should i learn to be a game designer?

I have zero experience in gaming design, but i want to learn. It is like one of my dream jobs. Is unity a good one to start with? I like Dota 2, Overwatch, and Lost Saga. #highschool #game-design...

#technology

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Active Aug 15 '18 at 12:51 AM

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Posted by Jason C.’s Avatar Jason C.
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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer Hey Jason,These days, "game design" is a huge field. Almost anything ...

I'm interested in designing a game and i don't know where to to start.

I'm a 11th grader who plays videogames almost everyday and was interested in designing my own video game but the problem is i don't know where to start. I was wondering do i start by learning coding or should i download a few software and start fiddling with the application. The games i usually...

#game-design

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Active Feb 07 '18 at 02:32 AM

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Posted by Jerry L.’s Avatar Jerry L.
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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer First off -- welcome! You're about to journey down the rabbit ...

Whats the best way to get a job in game design

My dream job is to work on video games, preferably independently but experience at a major game studio would help. I was wondering what are the best things I can do right now to help me get a job at a major game studio? #games #computer-games...

#game-design

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Active Feb 06 '18 at 05:57 AM

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Posted by Gabriel H.’s Avatar Gabriel H.
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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer Make games.Start now.While you're making them, look for any entry point ...

A few questions for a videogame programmer...

What is your current profession? What did you want to be when you were in high school? What kind of student were you? What tips would you give to a high school student hoping to go into game programming? What did you major in, and at what college? What is something unexpected that you found out...

#video-games #computer-games #game-development #game-design #computer-software #video-game-design

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Active Apr 04 '18 at 05:22 AM

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Posted by s L.’s Avatar s L.
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Ed Magnin | Ed Magnin is a 35+ year game industry ... What is your current profession?game developer (producer)What did you want to ...

College selection problem.

I want to pursue a career in video game design what college should I go to? #college #video-games #game-design...

#college-selection

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Active Apr 04 '18 at 05:46 PM

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Posted by Ari A.’s Avatar Ari A.
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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer I work with a man who graduated from the University of ...

What are some good ways for high school students to gain experience?

I did not have a lot of experience outside of school and volunteering when I started at university, and my brothers are both looking as they could be in the same boat as I was. I have given them a couple of suggestions from things that I learned, however, is there anything that anyone would...

#high-school #volunteering #engineering #experience #sports #coaching #game-design #swimming

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Active Mar 23 '18 at 01:52 PM

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Posted by Ashley H.’s Avatar Ashley H.
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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer For University students in both Engineering and Game Design fields, look ...

What internships connect game desire supply for after his first your college or while attending his first year of college

I'm currently enrolled in full sail university for #game-design design #computer-games #game-development...

#video-games

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Active Jan 25 '18 at 12:56 AM

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Posted by Robert O.’s Avatar Robert O.
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Morgan Baker | Aspiring Software Developer | Aspiring Game Developer First, learn how to write. It took me a bit to ...

If I want to be a game designer what skills do I need?

i am asking this question because i am interested in this job #to #game #video-games #game-development #game-design...

#video-game-design

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Active Mar 15 '18 at 06:52 AM

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Nikki Navta | CEO of Zulama, creative technologist One way to get started is to begin modding other games ...

What colleges and programs can support me in being a game designer?

I don't know what things I can do to be a game designer and what programs will be effective towards me to get help to learn from it. #college #game-design...

#prep-programs

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Active Sep 28 '17 at 02:24 PM

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Posted by Dani S.’s Avatar Dani S.
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Ed Magnin | Ed Magnin is a 35+ year game industry ... I pulled up a quick list for you: https://www.princetonreview.com/college-rankings?rankings=top-50-game-design-ugrad Also, check ...

what kind of scholarships are out there for a game design

I want to know what kind of scholarships are out there that can help me achieve my dream as a game design #scholarships...

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Active Nov 18 '17 at 07:54 AM

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Posted by Dani S.’s Avatar Dani S.
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Ed Magnin | Ed Magnin is a 35+ year game industry ... There are a few scholarships, but no where near as many ...

Is an game developers job hard ?

I love games so I always thought why not make them and play them. #video-games...

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Active Sep 02 '17 at 02:06 PM

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Posted by Torrey T.’s Avatar Torrey T.
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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer It depends on what you mean by, "hard." Are the hours ...

What was a major class for you in high school during your senior year for becoming a graphic designer?

I want to know what classes are the most important in becoming a graphic designer while I'm in my senior year in high school so i could improve my skills that i need in becoming a graphic designer and be able to be ready for college and my career job.#video-games #game-design...

#game-development

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Active Nov 17 '17 at 12:52 AM

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Posted by De'Jon S.’s Avatar De'Jon S.
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Michele Newton | Art/Creative Direction/Design Management De'Jon, I agree with Melissa. Based on your interests, gaming design ...

Game Company Internships for High School Students?

I've been looking into it for a few days now, but most companies in my state say that to apply for an internship requires me to be in collage. I've been having trouble as it has for the matter, and I would like to have a first hand experience to either work along side other people in the field...

#career-details #computer-games #game-design #graphic-design #game-development

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Posted by Jordan B.’s Avatar Jordan B.
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Brian Huang | Software Engineer Although I cannot speak for game company specifically, in general in ...

How can i be a game designer?

I wanna design some games like HD Remaster of games i love (that is if a certain game i wanna remaster is not already remastered), maybe even design my own mobile games, can i start there? #video-games #japan #game-design #game-development...

#mobile-games

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:56 PM

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Posted by Cameron V.’s Avatar Cameron V.
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John Cline | Channels Specialist at Google Cameron, I have worked a lot with game designers (both developers, ...

Questions about User Experience (UX) and Prototyping tools in Game Design

Hey all, I'm interested in pursuing a career in game design and because it is such a broad field that encompasses a multitude of disciplines and specialties (especially in larger studios), I am specifically interested in going into UX Design (a.k.a. Visual Design, Interaction Design, or UI...

#user-experience #ux-design #visual-design #prototyping #game-design #user-interface-design #interaction-design #wireframes

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:55 PM

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Posted by Abhinav P.’s Avatar Abhinav P.
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Marco Flavio Marinucci | Experience Design Director at McKinsey & Company For prototyping, we use mostly InVision, but that is for web ...

How do I practice programming and making games?

Currently, all I know is a little bit of GameMaker's built in coding language, and I have a budget of 0 dollars. I've made 1 game with the help of a YouTube tutorial (an asteroids clone) and have multiple unfinished projects. I want to know the answer to these questions: What programming...

#video-games #development #computer-games #business-development #programming #games #game-design #video-game-design

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Active Mar 27 '18 at 01:11 AM

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Posted by Chase M.’s Avatar Chase M.
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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer Hey Chase, TL:DR -- start with the Phaser game engine, running ...

What was your first job in the game development industry? Please share your experiences--the good, the bad, the ugly, all of it--with me.

Hello. I am an aspiring Game Designer/Developer who's attending college to get my Bachelor's Degree. I was just wondering to all the veterans and professionals in the Game Development world, what was your first job title working in the industry? Did you like it? Was it memorable? What game...

#video-games #computer-games #game-development #successes #challenges #game-design #professional-development #video-game-design

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Active Feb 13 '18 at 06:45 AM

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Posted by Patrick K.’s Avatar Patrick K.
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Kevin O'Gorman | Game Designer and Educator: Want to know about ... My first job in the industry was as a dialogue writer ...

What does it take to be a concept artist?

I want to be a designer. I always have wanted to be a designer of some sort, but I'm not entirely sure for what yet. I'd like to be a concept artist, but I'm not sure if I'm going to be a good enough artist to become one. What are the biggest things a concept artist should need to be able to...

#art #concept-design #game-design

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:49 PM

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Posted by K J.’s Avatar K J.
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Andy Wang | Principal Artist at Zynga Hi KJ, Glad to hear that you're interested in becoming a ...

What is a code coding program to learn to become a video game designer

i intend on becoming a graphic designer #computer-software #graphic-design #coding...

#game-design

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Active Sep 28 '18 at 05:38 AM

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Posted by Elijah T.’s Avatar Elijah T.
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Jonathan Jennings | Developer at FunWall inc. So first let's explore game Design versus code vs. Graphics , ...

How should I prepare for a career in Game Design?

I wish to go into a career of Game Design and Programming. I want to be fully prepared for college so I know what I'm doing before I go in; also, I want to create small portfolio of simple games to show that I have some knowledge in the field. What kind of things should I do to become more...

#video-games #computer-games #game-design

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:44 PM

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Posted by Richard W.’s Avatar Richard W.
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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer If you want to learn game design and programming, you may ...

is it possible to get in gaming industry as an artist who is self taught

So, i have huge passion for videogames since i was a little girl. Here i stand. One time graduate, two times school failed(because my parents chose what i should study.this means gardening and agriculture) i recently moved another country, where i took time to discover my artistic and (still...

#gaming-industry #game-design

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:39 PM

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Posted by ivy M.’s Avatar ivy M.
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Andy Wang | Principal Artist at Zynga Hi Ivy, That's a very good question. Training and a degree ...

What is it like to be an animator or game designer?

I have some interest in becoming of the the jobs above. I really like being creative. #art #animation #game-design...

#2d-animation

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Active Aug 26 '17 at 04:31 AM

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Posted by Andrew P.’s Avatar Andrew P.
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Corey Everett | Art Director I spend 90% of my free time only working on projects ...

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