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Career as a Games Designer/Developer

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About Career as a Games Designer/Developer

Game Designing involves designing the content and rules of the game. The term refers to both game design represented in actual game and documentation describing the design. The principles of game designing are applied to various forms of games such as board games, video games or card games.

Some types of game design require an integration of many other disciplines. For example, video game design needs the co-ordination of game mechanics, programming, visual arts, production process etc. Usually, the purpose of games is entertainment, training or education. Some of popular games are shooting, racing, hiding, commanding, escaping, stunts, trading, finding, role playing, solving puzzles and education.

Career Prospects of Career as a Games Designer/Developer

Game designing jobs are booming in India and it is considered as hot career option. There are numerous established companies that offer excellent job opportunities in game designing.

Some of the popular games designing companies in India are- Synapse, Smackall, Ishir Infotech, Csharks etc. They design the games for mobile phones, online games and video games. The mobile games include the board games such as Checkers, Chess etc, betting games (sport betting games, casino games etc), puzzle games and word games.

Skills & Education Required for Career as a Games Designer/Developer

There are many games designing courses available like- Diploma in Game Design & Gaming and Video Game Design and Development. These courses are offered by well-known institutes in India including Colorchips Animation Training Centre in Hyderabad, National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, Digital Academy Film School in Mumbai and Asian Academy of Film & Television in Noida,etc.

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  • i am in 12th now. i want to make my career in game designer/developer. please suggest me what can i do? Posted By : Ashwin khanke, on 27-04-2012 21:42:25 Report Abuse

  • I want to make a career in game designing.Plz tell me the name of that college with good placement. Posted By : soumyajit dey, on 22-02-2012 21:35:55 Report Abuse

  • sir i am student of 12 standard. i am interested in the field of game designing can u tell me that engineering is imp for a student of game design. Please give me a quick answer so that i can look on...\ Posted By : bhaskar, on 08-01-2012 17:03:02 Report Abuse

  • sir i am student of 12 standard. i am interested in the field of game designing can u tell me that engineering is imp for a student of game design. Please give me a quick answer so that i can look on...\ Posted By : bhaskar, on 08-01-2012 17:01:37 Report Abuse

  • Hi sir, I have ompleted my plus 2 commerce, now i decided to make a career in animation or games designer. So please give me the details Posted By : sowmya sree, on 21-10-2011 16:08:08 Report Abuse

  • namaskar sir, I have completed my gredution in agriculture and I represent the national game as well as state game in volleyball. So I need job early so as possible . what can i do for this , please help me sir. Posted By : vaibhav thakre , on 20-09-2011 12:29:00 Report Abuse

  • sir, i had completed my B.tech in computer science and engineer now i want become a game designer will u plz suggest me which is better for me and complete details of the course....thank u. Posted By : Haneef, on 20-09-2011 02:38:09 Report Abuse

  • hello, I hav completd mi B.E in2011 n now i intrested in game world as per designing , 3d and graphics. As im totaly agog wid dz adictiv world f games n animatiom. So plz suggest n acknowledge me regardin dis comment asap. Posted By : ankit, on 09-09-2011 22:03:09 Report Abuse

  • hello, I hav completd mi B.E in 2011 n now i intrested in game world as per designing , 3d and graphics. As im totaly agog wid dz adictiv world f games n animatiom. So plz suggest n acknowledge me regardin dis comment asap. Posted By : ankit, on 09-09-2011 22:00:47 Report Abuse

  • hello, I hav completd mi B.E in 2011 n now i intrested in game world as per designing , 3d and graphics. As im totaly agog wid dz adictiv world f games n animatiom. So plz suggest n acknowledge me regardin dis comment asap. Posted By : ankit, on 09-09-2011 21:55:52 Report Abuse

  • for the application of addmission and know more about fee structure and faculty Posted By : abu rehman , on 20-08-2011 17:07:06 Report Abuse

  • is any animations colleges are there in warangal district.iam doing my b.tech final year with computer science,i want to know the details regarding the animation course.after completion of my b.tech i want to do it .is it termed as m.tech after b.tech.please reply the ans for my query.thnk u. Posted By : rachana, on 03-08-2011 16:21:15 Report Abuse

  • I completed my b.tech in computer Science and engineering.I want to Start my career in Gaming Industry.I am very mad of playing games.So ,please guide me to enter into Gaming Industry. Posted By : Nisar Ahmed, on 28-07-2011 19:41:51 Report Abuse

  • I completed my b.tech in computer Science and enggineering.I want to Start my career in Gaming Industry.I am very mad of playing games.So ,please guide me to enter into Gaming Industry. Posted By : Nisar Ahmed, on 28-07-2011 19:41:44 Report Abuse

  • looking to start my carrier in apps developer and games developer, please kindly suggest regd these Posted By : rajshekhar, on 01-07-2011 12:14:04 Report Abuse

  • what is the average salary of a game developer in india as a fresher? Posted By : kamal, on 24-06-2011 15:05:58 Report Abuse

  • Which is the best game development college in india? Posted By : kamal, on 24-06-2011 14:55:29 Report Abuse

  • sir i am eager to build games and i want to join EA company. how it is possible to me. and what i have to do for that guide me or mail me Posted By : Rahul kumar, on 20-06-2011 20:03:46 Report Abuse

  • i want to join the best institutes of India 3d game designing Posted By : jhon, on 18-06-2011 19:42:29 Report Abuse

  • which is the best game development college or institute in tamilnadu ? Posted By : Lijo, on 15-06-2011 13:36:47 Report Abuse

  • what is the starting salary of a game designer..........?? this course can be done after 12th science............?? Posted By : pankaj khagi, on 14-06-2011 21:05:31 Report Abuse

  • what is the starting salary of a game designer..........?? this course can be done after 12th science............?? Posted By : pankaj khagi, on 14-06-2011 21:04:57 Report Abuse

  • which is the best game designing college or institute in kolkata?? Posted By : arijeet, on 05-06-2011 11:09:16 Report Abuse

  • i have completed my computer application degree and now i decided make my carrier in animation or game designer so please tell me the best institute in pune or mumbai.............thanks. Posted By : shrinivas, on 03-06-2011 14:56:08 Report Abuse

  • i want to know best animation college in pune . Posted By : siddhesh, on 27-05-2011 15:02:25 Report Abuse

  • i am in 12th commerce. i want to be a game designer. what can i do please help me Posted By : Ashish Godivale, on 26-05-2011 13:19:51 Report Abuse

  • sir,i am student of commerce stream without maths and i want to make my career in game designing.Can i do this without maths. plzz help me i am worried about my future. Posted By : devender, on 18-05-2011 21:51:01 Report Abuse

  • sir i am student passed +2 in 2011 i am interested in the field of game designing can u tell me that engineering is imp for a student of game designing. Please give me a quick answer so that i can look on Posted By : A.Srikaran, on 06-05-2011 19:39:58 Report Abuse

  • sir i am student passed +2 in 2011 i am interested in the field of game designing can u tell me that engneering is imp for a student of game desigining. Please give me a quick answer so that i can look on Posted By : A.Srikaran, on 06-05-2011 19:38:53 Report Abuse

  • can u pls tell me best institutes in England , Holland & Italy . I have a serious passion for gaming . Posted By : Parikshit, on 26-04-2011 09:27:27 Report Abuse

  • hi i would like to have information abt the game design and development, certification course., the eligibility criteria and age required for this and the fee for this course. Posted By : shalini, on 24-04-2011 13:01:05 Report Abuse

  • hi i would like to have information abt the game design and development, certification course., the eligibility criteria and age required for this and the fee for this course. Posted By : shalini, on 24-04-2011 13:00:51 Report Abuse

  • What is the eligibility for game designer/developer??? and what is the duration and fee structure for the above courses??? Posted By : thejo, on 07-04-2011 11:17:33 Report Abuse

  • i wnt to ask about placement,fees structure Posted By : Arpit Batra, on 06-04-2011 17:20:11 Report Abuse

  • What is Eligibility required for this game designing course? Posted By : Shambo Tribedi, on 04-04-2011 08:53:57 Report Abuse

  • i complate 12th in scince.Can I make career as a game designer ?please send me all the detail of games designer and developer.you tell me, what is the fees of this course and ttime(2yrs or 3 yrs....)? Posted By : siddharth, on 20-03-2011 19:07:23 Report Abuse

  • i complate 12th in scince.Can I make career as a game designer ?please send me all the detail of games designer and developer.you tell me, what is the fees of this course and ttime(2yrs or 3 yrs....)? Posted By : siddharth, on 20-03-2011 19:06:23 Report Abuse

  • I complete my graduation this in arts.Can I make career as a game designer ? Posted By : Shambo Tribedi, on 17-03-2011 12:17:50 Report Abuse

  • I am an student and iam interst in game designing can i apply Posted By : atul, on 15-03-2011 19:27:57 Report Abuse

  • Are there any suitable short term courses for 12-14yr olds, who are seriously interested in gaming as a career. Will an exposure through a right medium help in shaping their interests? CAN WE BEGIN EARLY? HOW? Posted By : Joseph Nelson, on 14-03-2011 10:56:50 Report Abuse

  • how i can expert in game design Posted By : TAHA SAIFEE, on 04-03-2011 02:52:27 Report Abuse

  • how can i get into copanies like ea games,thq and activision? Posted By : naveed khan, on 26-02-2011 19:35:46 Report Abuse

  • hi ! i want to make career as a game designer , give details of fee structure ,addmission procedure, i am in +2 standard Posted By : ajay, on 17-02-2011 04:12:19 Report Abuse

  • what is the sallery of a game designer? Posted By : gaurav, on 13-02-2011 10:41:09 Report Abuse

  • i am in secondary sch. and i want to make a game design... career after university. Selorm Ayawli, Ghana. Posted By : Ayawli Selorm, on 29-12-2010 07:27:50 Report Abuse

  • In want To no about BCA Come in commerce or Science Posted By : Rohit Agrawal, on 25-09-2010 12:17:02 Report Abuse

  • wht is salary of multimedia disigner? Posted By : ramesh, on 07-09-2010 09:59:26 Report Abuse

  • will be completing 12th next year from commerce . i want to make a career as in games designer Posted By : rishi raj, on 04-06-2010 16:03:42 Report Abuse

  • I want to make my carrier in 3d gameing world, i am complete now 12th with SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS. Please Help me.. Thank You. Posted By : Himanshu Bhojak, on 31-05-2010 09:14:53 Report Abuse

  • i want to make carrier in game designing. tell me best institute in mumbai/ pune. Posted By : viraj naik, on 29-05-2010 09:18:45 Report Abuse

  • i will be graduating next year from commerce . i want to make a career as in games designer Posted By : ritu raj, on 26-05-2010 15:04:41 Report Abuse

  • i will be graduating next year from commerce . i want to make a career as in gamesdesigner Posted By : ritu raj, on 26-05-2010 15:04:33 Report Abuse

  • game design n 3d animation Posted By : bebhuti phukan, on 11-04-2010 03:24:02 Report Abuse

  • 3d world ,gaming........ Posted By : amrit dutta, on 11-04-2010 03:20:24 Report Abuse

  • what is the starting salary of a game designer? Posted By : Rajul, on 24-09-2009 04:23:52 Report Abuse

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