A video game designer envisions, plans, and creates multi-player games for the interactive entertainment industry. Communicate with engineers, programmers, and a team of artists to develop game features that retain players for long periods of time. They strive to extend the gaming experience by implementing score tracking methods and other ways to enhance competition among players. Video game designers usually work in an office, in a cubicle or an open office setting. They regularly use computers, specialized design software, and technologically advanced equipment.
Video Game Designer Tasks
Conceptualize and implement game mechanics, animation, characters, narrative, assets, AI behaviors, text, and sound.
Assist in design of user interface screens, support screens, and game levels.
Drive game design through conceptualization, presentation, implementation, tuning, and release.