You thought you had solved the hardest question when you decided what you wanted to do — design games. Now you’re here because you’re realizing that deciding what to do wasn’t the hardest part…instead, it’s where to do it. We hear you. Ask five different people and they will each have different parameters they want […]
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":
So…you’ve been thinking about how you really love games. Like…really love games. Like…even when you aren’t playing them, you’re thinking about them; you’re thinking about your own ideas for games, things you wished a game would do differently. That’s great! It’s never too early to recognize what you are passionate about, and run with it. […]
Conferences, Expos, and fairs! Oh my! We had you pegged as Wizard of Oz fans, and now we know it’s true. Ok, down to business. There are hundreds of game-related expos and conferences happening all over the world. Where do you even start? Luckily, a lot of these conferences are niched. Usually, the title of […]