It pays to start thinking about your career early. If you’re already thinking you want to become a game designer when you’re still in high school, you’ve probably got a good idea of how you see your life playing out. But if you don’t, and are struggling to come up with which classes to take […]
Start Your Career in Game Design
If you're one of the many looking into a career as video game designer, look no further. You've hit the jackpot!
Below you'll find our archives of all posts written about learning game design. More specially, learning how to design games for fun, for profit, or professionally with a world-renown design studio. Regardless of your age, location, or skill level, we've got you covered. We've got articles for middle schoolers just starting, as well as advanced guides for seasoned pros.
Some of our most popular gaming career guides include; The 10 best game engines, the most popular game design programming languages, and our tutorial showing you how to create a professional game design portfolio.
For the beginner's out there, start with our common questions series:
- Are Video Games Good for You?
- How Much do Game Designers Get Paid?
- What are The Best Colleges for a Game Design Degree?
- What are the Best Game Design Studios?
Or maybe you already have some experience and are looking to take the next step in your career.
For you we have a series we call "Getting a Job in Game Design":
When I say ‘lead game designer’, you probably think of yourself, at some point in the indeterminate future, sitting on a beanbag bouncing ideas off colleagues and waiting for the exact moment to pitch the perfect game idea that you’ve had circling in the back of your head for years. Well, while some of us […]
Many people believe that you’d be required to earn a college degree in order to become a video game designer. For the most part, this is true. Most game designers have a degree in video games design or a related discipline (like computer science). But there are more and more routes opening up to people […]