Career Questions tagged Video Game Design

Would I take Graphic Design or Arts if I want to design characters?

I'm interested in designing characters for video games, but I was wondering which course would be better for that? #graphic-design #art #design #video-games #character-design...

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what was the hardest challenge being a video game editor

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why would I wanna be a video game designer

if u have been one...

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Carl Broady | A proven leader with a passion for creating ... Because you enjoy it.

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...

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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...

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Steven Trevathan This is a tough one! Professional game streaming is an emerging ...

How hard is it to be a video game programmer?

Hello. I'm an 8th grade student from South Floyd Elementary School in a VIL STEM camp and I would like to know how hard it is to make a full video game. I've practiced by making simple "character walk" game but I wanna know how to make a full 3d game like "Mario Odyssey" or "Overwatch"....

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Active Aug 20 '18 at 03:47 PM

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Jonathan Sutherland | Director of Marketing at Feeding Children Everywhere Big games like you listed are made by large teams of ...

Do you have to study at a collage to be a video game designer

I want to be a video game designer of my career in the future job, but I is BROKE so i don't know if you have to go to collage for video game designing . and how much do they pay yearly? #videogames #videogamedevelopment #collage #idon'tknowwhattodo #gaming #computer games...

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Active Dec 05 '18 at 05:40 PM

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Zhanwu Xiong | Software Engineer at Airbnb I have been working with game designers from several game studios, ...

What skills do you need to be a game developer

Please respond #video game design...

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Active Jul 06 '18 at 03:10 AM

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Alan Dyck | Game Designer and CEO at Low Five Studio ... As a game designer who hires teams to develop mobile games, ...

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...

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Active Apr 30 '18 at 04:43 AM

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Cuong Nguyen | Web Designer/Motion Graphic Designer Hey James, Since you want to be an artist in the ...

What is better, joining a small game development company or a large one?

I aspire to become a video game developer, with one of my plans being to join a game development company. After I graduate college, should I start out by applying to work at small ones or large ones? #digital-media #video-games #video-game-design...

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Active Apr 20 '18 at 06:12 AM

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Christy Marx | Writer & Narrative Designer Don't limit yourself. Apply anywhere you can. In general, however, a ...

Are game design companies constantly looking for interns?

I plan to go into Digital Media and Design in college so I can learn how to become a Video Game Developer. I was thinking that if I wanted to get a chance at joining a game company, an internship at one might be good for my resume. Are U.S. Game Design companies always open to hiring...

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Active Apr 20 '18 at 06:19 AM

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Cuong Nguyen | Web Designer/Motion Graphic Designer It's a good mentality that you're thinking about internships before you ...

I want to start coding and be a video game developer, but where do i start?

I've always loved playing video games and right now I'm super into Hearthstone (if anyone sees and plays that game add me) and i really want to go into coding and or to create the story for one. However, I do not know here to start at all and i really want to learn, so where do i start? Is...

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Active Mar 23 '18 at 05:38 AM

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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer Hey Shamir!So, there are two parts to your question:1) I want ...

I want a career related to a video games. What do I major in?

I'm a junior in high school. I'm in my schools tech academy and i'm very unsure of my what I want to major in.I love video games and would want a job related to them. What are skills I need for video game production, development, design, advertising. What major goes into these kinds of jobs?...

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Active Mar 31 '18 at 01:59 AM

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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer That depends on what you want to do within the video ...

What is the daily life of a video game designer?

I am interested because it seems tiring. I know nothing about designing video games but it looks fun. Do video game designers get a lot of rest? #video-games...

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Active Feb 16 '18 at 11:26 PM

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Christy Marx | Writer & Narrative Designer Hi, Jeremiah. There is no one answer to your question because ...

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...

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Active Apr 04 '18 at 05:22 AM

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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 ...

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...

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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 ...

How would you go about gaining video game design education in Missouri?

Every college I look at, online or campus-based, seems to have different terms and classes for this kind of subject. Some have a straight-up "degree of game design" while others seem to put it in an umbrella under things like "electronic arts" or "computer sciences". It's all a bit confusing to...

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Active Apr 17 '18 at 07:55 PM

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Cuong Nguyen | Web Designer/Motion Graphic Designer Hey Noah, the reason why video game design is similar to ...

What is the best major (path) for me take to for video game designer?

I am very interested in designing game systems and games but I want to take the correct path there is a lot of different computer paths to take. #video-game-development #video-game-design...

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Active Apr 10 '18 at 11:53 PM

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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer Step 1: make games. There are many ways to do this: ...

What life style choices might you have to take to be a video game designer?

I want to know what choices in life would be good choices to become a video game designer. #computer-science #computer-software #video-games #software-engineering #software-development #video-game-design #video-production...

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Jeff Sloan | Software engineer - firmware Retired Thomas, Very interesting question! I have never been in the game ...

What is the formal education needed for becoming a video game designer?

I want to know what type of education you need to become a video game designer and what courses are recommended. #computer-science #computer-software #computer #video-games #computer-games #video-game-design #video-game-development...

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Scott Stevens | Lead Game Designer at Scopely Hi - I earned a Bachelor's degree in Game Art Design ...

Why is it good to have a company sponsored retirement plan?

I would like to know why it is so amazing to have a company sponsored retirement plan, and some benefits. #computer-software #computer #video-games #computer-games #video-game-design #video-production #video-game-development #video-game-production...

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Active Apr 05 '18 at 06:22 PM

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Joanne Mammarelli | Systems Engineer It honestly depends on your level of discipline when it comes ...

What carrer I should study to be a videogame designer?

I will no be able to go to a university that teach videogmae desing and I don't know what of does university as trustful or not. So I will like to know what carrer that are teached in a community college I could learn in order to become a videogame designer. #video-game-design...

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Active Mar 23 '18 at 05:21 AM

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Mark Montz | Wireless Network Architect, HLR - Jasper Wireless Seems like this is a popular topic. :) Let me first ...

Software tool for video game development

Hello there I am in 10th grade at a technology school. I'm dying to be able to create a video game. So please advise what software tool I can use. #programming #video-game-design...

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Active Apr 05 '18 at 01:38 AM

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Cuong Nguyen | Web Designer/Motion Graphic Designer Currently, I only know two software tools for video game development. ...

What college would be best to design video games?

I've always wanted to design video games and I want a college that supports me and lets me have fun. We all need a college like that. I get bored in school easily. I need a college that gets me energetic. #technology #tech #video-game-design #youtube...

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Active Mar 23 '18 at 05:08 AM

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Cody Jones | Software Application Engineer at Workday I don't know any specific schools that I can recommend, but ...

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...

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Active Mar 27 '18 at 01:11 AM

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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...

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Active Feb 13 '18 at 06:45 AM

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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 are the requirements for a video game designer?

I've always been into video games and want to become a creator of the best ones. #graphic-design...

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Active Mar 17 '18 at 06:28 AM

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Cuong Nguyen | Web Designer/Motion Graphic Designer Well, the first requirement is the patience and the endless effort ...

how much money does a game designer make?

I am pretty interested in game designing and i would like to know more about game designing and development #gaming...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:36 PM

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Matt Manuel | Principal Group Program Manager Great question. Fortunately the information is available here: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/221533/Game_Developer_Salary_Survey_2014_The_results_are_in.php Salaried game ...

How much money is put into video game designing?

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:18 PM

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Faseeh Ahmed | Client Tech Support Sr. Executive at Dell It can vary from gaming genre. You can have a game ...

What job(s) should I look into if I want to create video game concepts?

Hi! My name is Anina and I'm a high school senior interning at Career Village. I have a friend who wants to make storylines and plots and designs for video games, but doesn't want to deal with the actual programming part. Is there a job for this? #design #video-games #video-game-design...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:15 PM

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Benjamin Kegerise | 3D Environment Artist This is a very demanding a competitive field to get in ...

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