About the job:
As a Game Developer, you're basically a software developer who creates video games. You will be involved in various aspects of a game's creation from concept to programming.
As a Game Developer, you will have to:
- Spend long hours in front of the computer
- Ensure the game has been properly tested before releasing it to the public
As a Game Developer, you will get to:
- Be paid for working on games!
- Possibly received positive feedback from your friends, family and game fans
- 40-50 hours per week
- 10-20% nights and weekends
As a Game Developer, you mostly work regular hours. But you may work extra hours on evenings and weekends when deadlines are near.
Are you the right fit?
- General Sciences
Will you make money?
- In a lot of countries there are no degrees specific to game development so you need a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field.
- But if you can, find a degree in Game Programming or Multimedia Design
There is a small fee of $75 for participating in this activity, which also includes a meal, a take home certificate, and more.
For questions, please email [email protected]
There are quite a few things that go into game development: from the psychology behind the mechanics to the technology behind the screen.
If you are interested in this domain, make sure you are prepared for an intense and time-consuming training. However, Game programmers are very much in high demand in most parts of the world.
According to Axel, there’s no better feeling that seeing people play your game.
Born in France, raised in Lebanon. Axel Komair moved to Seattle, WA when he was 18 in order to start his studies in Computer Science in Real Time Interactive Simulation at Digipen Institute of Technology; incubated by Nintendo at it’s early stage. He then continued to obtain his Masters degree in Artificial Intelligence.