Whenever I’m on Steam, I see more advertisements for indie games than I do for bigger titles like Grand Theft Auto V and PlayerUnknown’s Battleground. Recently, I’ve explored pages of games like the magical tower defense Kingdom, the Metroidvania Hollow Knight, and—of course—the bloody romp that is the Hotline Miami series. These titles are making […]
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":
If you’re at all like me, you wanted to develop your own game when you got older. Obviously, when the time came, I learned it was much more complicated than just having a vivid imagination. Although a necessary part, you need to know programming, design and how to use software for game designing, and a […]
Today’s world runs on graphical and visual aesthetics. The more user-friendly user interface, better layouts, more works that are pleasing to the eye. All of these things and more make up the very essence of a visual designer. Visual designers have become the artistic ‘gatekeepers’; making sure things are looking clean and running smoothly. Their […]