As a game designer you will be specialised in conceiving and delivering games. You'll bring ideas, build prototypes, create interactive narration and develop the game's mechanics.
Game designers will be creating narrative features, such as story-lines, role-play mechanics and character bios. They will work as part of a multidisciplinary team that includes games developers, programmers, games artists, animators and quality assurance testers.They may work on a design that is from a pre-approved idea, as in a game based upon a film.
Candidates who have appeared for a 10 + 2 examination, or its educational equivalent in any discipline ( Science, Commerce or Arts) with an interest in Design & Innovation is eligible for a bachelors in multimedia and animation.
Take Bachelor’s degree in Multimedia and Animation or Diploma/Certification in Animation from recognised Institute/College/University.
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Applied Art and Visual Communication) can be an alternative path towards game designing.
Take Master’s course in Game design which is of 2 years. This is available both in India and foreign universities.
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To succeed as a games designer, professionals need to communicate vision and ideas to other project team members like visual artists, producers, music and sound effects specialists, and marketers. Thus strong communication skills are needed.
A game designer needs to possess excellent skills in handling design software. This will help you to create a game that is vivid and life-life with realistic animation, helping it to stand out in the competitive marketplace.
A successful game designer always required to possess creativity as they need to come up with unique and original game ideas and dream up incredible virtual worlds.
Game designers would always be required to overcome challenges and resolve technical glitches in their everyday life. Thus ability to see problems from different viewpoints and find solutions, is highly required.
Game designers are always required to work along with multiple teams of artistic and technical professionals responsible for pulling different pieces together. To succeed in such an environment, they need to be able to work well under pressure, learn to collaborate with others, and keep to project deadlines.
Game designers will use their excellent team skills to work as part of a multidisciplinary team that includes games developers, programmers, games artists, animators and quality assurance testers.