Video Game Designer Career

Video Game Designer Career

So you think you’re interested in a Video Game Designer Career? Ask yourself the following questions . . .

• Do you have a passion for video games?

• Are you willing to make less money in order to have a career that you are passionate about?

• Do you enjoy a casual working environment?

• Are you willing to go to school to become a video game developer?

• Are you able to start at the bottom of the industry and work your way up?

• Are you creative and artistic?

The Facts About A Video Game Designer Career

The Facts About A Video Game Designer Career • Passion for video games is a must along with knowledge of the video game industry.

• Video game designers earn a decent salary however; they are more likely to be in it for the love of video games and the excitement of working in a cutting-edge field.

• Schooling is essential to get into the field as companies are going to want both education and experience.

• Since there are only a handful of video game companies, you will need to either live near a company that is hiring or be willing to relocate.

How Much Money Can I Make As A Video Game Designer?

Career Salaries

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, in 2007 the median annual salary for a Video Game Designer was $79,780. The salary range for these positions was between $49,350 and $119,770. Your salary may depend on the industry that your education level and your level of experience. Click here to compare the salary of a Video Game Designer career to other career salaries.

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