It’s an inescapable fact that game designers, on occasion, may be asked to do a little programming. This comes down to entry level designers often switching their positions in teams a lot, and the nature of game design teams being very fluid. It is not unusual for designers to step in and program, freeing up […]
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’ve ever asked a professor or game developer what steps you should take to get hired by a game company, chances are they’ve mentioned a game design portfolio at some point. Since making games is a costly and challenging endeavor, game studios very careful about who they hire to join their teams. In other words, they […]
What are Game Engines? You might have heard the term before but never really knew what a “game engine” is exactly. Perhaps the best way to understand is by learning what their purpose is. A game engine is the architecture that developers use to run the game. Your average game engine provides developers with a […]