Career Questions tagged Video Games

What are the different careers offered for Graphic Design?

#graphic-design #career #design #art #photography #video-games I'm still thinking about what major I want to study in college. I love gaming, drawing, and photography, so I thought graphic design might be a good course to study, but I'd like to know more about...

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Robert Kapalka | Consultant - - Doctor of Metaphysics Your question listed the careers that are involved in Graphic Design. ...

What degree do i need to become a youtube gamer

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Active Feb 12 at 07:22 PM

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Lara P | Knowledge Engine Product Quality Lead Hey, the good news is that you do not need any ...

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...

#game-design

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Where is a good place to study the skills to become a game developer?

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Ashley Pancho | Senior-Applications Developer at AT&T / Graduate Student at ... I attended a semester of classes at Southern Methodist University's graduate ...

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 would I need to study in order to be a video game journalist?

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Active Jan 05 at 11:15 PM

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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering First, you'd obviously have to gain some experience with video games ...

How to get started in eSports?

I'm curious as to how I can get started in eSports, like does anyone know any coaches under the games Overwatch or League of Legends I could possibly get into contact with? #esports #video-games #gaming...

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Active Dec 04 '18 at 01:29 AM

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Lisa Walton | Sales Engineer, industrial pumps Esports is a rapidly expanding sport at the collegiate level, and ...

I am a dancer and I have so many other interest how would I decide whether to go into animation/web design or sports medicine

Animation because I am creative but sport medicine because i do a lot of physical stuff #design #video-games #sports #animation...

#medicine

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Active Sep 26 '18 at 07:12 PM

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Tammy Russell, Ph.D. | First-Generation College Students | Academic Advisor | Career ... Hi, Danielstudents can major in one and complete a minor in ...

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

What specific subjects does one need to learn in order to create the "gameplay" in a video game?

Gameplay: the specific way players interact with a game. #video-games #gaming #tech...

#computer-games

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Active Sep 06 '18 at 01:38 AM

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Christy Marx | Writer & Narrative Designer Many people contribute to the "gameplay", but two main areas you ...

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"....

#video-games #gaming #programmer #tech #video-game-design

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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 ...

Are 3D modelers able to choose what 3D package they work in?

If I were to get a job in the game industry as a 3D modeler, would I be able to choose what program I modeled in, or do companies have a set program they want to be used? #video-games #game-companies #design #computer-science...

#computer-graphics

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Active Sep 10 '18 at 04:29 AM

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Kofoworola Elizabeth Odutola | Engineer Not exactly. As much as you can work with any 3D ...

Is a game developer and a game designer two different things ?

I’ve always wondered that...

#video-games

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Active Jun 28 '18 at 08:39 PM

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Posted by Brenda H.’s Avatar Brenda H.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer Depends on the parlance, but yea, they're different.Game dev more specifically ...

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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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...

#video-game-production

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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...

#video-games #video-game-production #video-game-programming #video-game-development #digital-media #video-game-design

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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 ...

What is like being such a well know company for videogames and is it hard?

I am asking this because video game creating has always interested me. How such made things flow so well like a movie and run so smooth. #video-games #computer-software #software...

#software-engineering

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Active Apr 22 '18 at 04:57 AM

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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer I don't mean to burst your bubble because if that's really ...
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Philip Zablocki | Computer Engineering Grad Hi Amr, It definitely helps to have some coding experience when ...

What companies are good to work for in the video game industry?

I am interested in the video game industry because I like video games and plan to go into computer science. However, although I know how to design a basic game by myself, I don't really know how to follow a career path in the industry. What companies are good to work for, and how would one go...

#video-games

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Active Mar 13 '18 at 08:52 AM

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Ed Perkins | Operations Programme Manager at NaturalMotion, Events Manager at ... This entirely depends on what games you like playing. The games ...

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...

#video-games #code #video-game-production #coding #video-game-development #video-game-design

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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 to go into the video game career. What is the first step into reaching my goal?

I have played video games ever since I have been able to remember. I've studied frame data, graphics, and analyzed game play ever since i knew how to. I want to be able to make a story line to a game and make the general story to a game. Where can I start? #video-games...

#video-game-development

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Active Feb 18 '18 at 09:54 PM

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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer If you know how to program, download Unity, Phaser, or Unreal ...

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?...

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

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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 ...

I want to pursue a career in the Video game industry, Help?

Video games have been a part of my life for a long time and every time i try to find an interest in something i always come back to gaming, I love Music and would love to become a sound designer but i don't know what is required or what to do to become one. #sound-design...

#video-games

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Active Mar 01 '18 at 11:24 PM

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William Ortiz | NOC Video Hub Tech Hello George. I am not a video game expert, but I ...

How long would it take to hone your drawing skills?

Hi! I'm a female 16-year-old 11th grader, and I have a big interest in character/concept designing for cartoons/videogames. How long does it usually take to master and be confident in drawing human figures and landscapes? And how difficult is it to create a new and creative concept? What...

#video-games #art #character-design #concept-design #drawing #cartoons

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Active Feb 01 '18 at 04:04 PM

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Ellen Rosenthal | Retired Art Teacher Hi AJC! Always nice to answer questions from young artists! This ...

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...

#video-game-design

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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...

#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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Ed Magnin | Ed Magnin is a 35+ year game industry ... What is your current profession?game developer (producer)What did you want to ...

What do video game companies look for when hiring their programmers? Is a bachelor's in computer science good enough?

So I want to program video games for a career and I'm already majoring in computer science and trying to learn a little about video game programming through Unity but I'm worried that there'll be a lot of extra hoops I have to jump through before I look hire-able. So I want to know what not...

#video-games #video-game-programming #programming #computer-science #interviews #computer-programming

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Active Apr 26 '18 at 03:27 PM

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Adrian Cunningham | Senior Specialist - Technology Development Program at AT&T ... Hi Christy, From the programming side, it really depends on what ...

Do I need a degree in programmig to become a video game story writer?

I've always enjoyed video games and writing stories, I wanted to know if i need to get a degree in programming in order to write the story for a video game. I'm in 12th grade and I already know what I want to do when I go to college. If a degree is needed to write a story for a video game what...

#video-games #story

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Active Feb 06 '18 at 02:09 AM

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Christy Marx | Writer & Narrative Designer I've been writing for games for a couple of decades. I've ...

How hard is it to become a video game story writer?

I've enjoyed writing stories since the ninth grade and I enjoy playing video games. I just wanted to know how hard is it to become a story writer for video games? do i need a major in programming in it or can I just come up with a story while others do the programming part?...

#video-games

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Active Feb 10 '18 at 02:16 AM

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Posted by Paul F.’s Avatar Paul F.
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Christy Marx | Writer & Narrative Designer I've been writing for games for a couple of decades. I've ...

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