What does a Level Designer do?
As a Game Designer you will create new sports games and use computer programming languages to write the required code. You will manage the software development teams/project team through the software development life cycle. Your demonstrated passion for video gaming will show through your exceptional creative and artistic skills during client pitch meetings and new product development meetings.
An ideal candidate will be passionate about video games and gaming and have a proven track record of success as a game designer. You will hold a bachelor's degree in computer engineering or game design and be a talented programmer. In this role you need to have a passion for sports and adventure as you will be tasked with developing sports and adventure games for a variety of gamers from E for Everyone to M for a Mature audience.
- Create new game ideas
- Outline plots and storylines
- Develop dynamic characters
- Create the rules of the game
- Research rules of the sports involved to ensure accuracy in the game
- Develop user interface concepts (menus and controls)
- Manage a team with junior game designer or interns
- Responsible for beta testing
- Any programming language certification, required
- 3-5 years of experience in a similar role
- Project Management experience
- Must be highly creative and storytelling ability
- Passion for video games
- Knowledge of gaming trends
- Excellent programming skills
- Ability to work on a team
- Previous experience developing sports game for a wide range of gamers
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