Video game programmers are responsible for creating application code for video games. They are in charge of coding complex algorithms and sequences to adapt to video game design. These individuals participate in the video game process by modifying programming actions, recommending features, and testing programming code. They have strong problem solving skills regarding video game issues such as memory consumption and graphic glitches. They participate in design and development meetings to suggest ideas for video game progress. They work in fast-paced environments with strict deadlines. They share crucial video game information, code, graphics and design with other programmers to facilitate development. However, they can also perform efficiently on their own with minimal input.
Video Game Programmer Tasks
Write code that provides real-time interactive response under varying system and network conditions.
Test and document software.
Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
Write, modify, and debug software for games, including personal computer, console, networked, and online multiplayer.