Game Designer Job Description Sample

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A game designer creates characters, settings, stories, and rules for games. They write the code for games using computer programming languages and manage project teams. They also perform testing of early versions of the games.

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We are looking for a talented game designer with a passion for games and an understanding of the game market and industry. The successful candidate will oversee a team of programmers, animators, and sound engineers. You will also work within a budget and plan a schedule for the development of the game. Other responsibilities include defining game-play mechanics, quality assurance, and developing game design and protocols.


The average game designer earns an average salary of $54,000 per year. This salary can range from $38,000 to $79,000 depending on experience in the field.


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