Video Game Designers

Video Game Designers

Design core features of video games. Specify innovative game and role-play mechanics, story lines, and character biographies. Create and maintain design documentation. Guide and collaborate with production staff to produce games as designed.

Key Competencies * Innovation * Initiative * Attention to Detail * Cooperation * Analytical Thinking * Persistence * Adaptability/Flexibility * Achievement/Effort * Leadership * Stress Tolerance

Representative Tasks * Balance and adjust gameplay experiences to ensure the critical and commercial success of the product. * Provide feedback to designers and other colleagues regarding game design features. * Create core game features including storylines, role-play mechanics, and character biographies for a new video game or game franchise.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services,

Job Family Computer and Mathematical

Sample Job Titles Computer Game Designer, Computer Video Game Designer, Design Director, Designer/Writer, Game Designer, Game Designer/Creative Director, Game Engineer, Gameplay Engineer, Interactive Multimedia Designer, Lead Designer, Lead Game Designer, Lead Level Designer, Mid Level Game Designer, Mobile Game Engineer, Senior Game Designer, Senior Game Designer/Senior Environmental Artist, Senior Gamemaster, Video Game Creator, Video Game Designer, Video Game Developer, Video Game Engineer, Video Game Maker, Video Game Programmer, Videogame Designer, World Designer.