Video Game Designers

General Information

Description

Design core features of video games. Specify innovative game and role-play mechanics, story lines, and character biographies. Create and maintain design documentation. Guide and collaborate with production staff to produce games as designed.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit59.37%
  2. Self-employed24.35%
  3. State and local government6.69%
  4. Private, not for profit6.17%
  5. Federal government3.14%
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Salary

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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 57%
  • Associate's degree 19%
  • Some college 9%
  • High school 4%
  • Post baccalaureate 4%
  • Less than high school 4%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Design
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Communications and Media
  • Mathematics
  • English Language
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