The average salary for a Senior Video Game Designer is $91,365.
Is Senior Video Game Designer your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.
$73k - $123k
$10k - $17k
$74k - $139k
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Senior Video Game Designer
Senior video game designers often work on teams to design and create video games in hand-held, console, or mobile gaming applications. As senior designers, they may lead their teams in various projects and work closely with artists to create the vision for a video game and with computer programmers to create scripting language. Those in this position must be able to work with minimal or no supervision and may be responsible for video game contents and related system designs. They may serve as l…Read more
Senior Video Game Designer Tasks
- Create and oversee game design, implementing core systems and balanced gameplay experiences.
- Review competitive market and stay abreast of industry trends.
- Oversee gameplay testing and implement feedback into design.
- Manage design team, setting schedules, objectives, and communication strategies.
- Document all aspects of game design, including mechanics, guidelines, and missions.
Job Satisfaction for Senior Video Game Designer
Senior Video Game Designer Job Listings
Search for more jobs
Popular Skills for Senior Video Game Designer
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Video Game Designer
An early career Senior Video Game Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $77,386 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Senior Video Game Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,428 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Senior Video Game Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,500 based on 10 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
$39k - $102k
$45k - $99k
$60k - $125k
$36k - $86k
$36k - $88k
$69k - $135k
$35k - $81k
$44k - $128k
$50k - $104k