Game Designer - How to become a Game Designer?


The person who design and devise rules for games are known as game designers. They are responsible for the setting and development of stories and characters of games loaded in computers, internet and other such applications. The duties assigned to the game designer may vary according to the project they are supposed to work.

They closely work with other members of the team such as game developers, animators, producers etc.  This is done to make sure that the concepts they execute are logical and worthwhile. The software tester of the firm provides necessary feedback to the game designer regarding the software game. They make necessary corrections in designing issues to ensure the effectiveness of the software game.

Qualifying Exam

Many Indian as well as international Universities offer degree as well as technical courses in game designing. Bachelor’s degree in Animation also helps to get an entry in to the game designing field. Institutes such as Srishti College, Arena Animation etc offers diverse courses in animation to interested aspirants. These courses help students to develop strong skills in animation and in other software designing tools.

Who is eligible to apply?

The basic qualification required to undergo diploma courses in game designing is matriculation. Those who have completed any of these courses are eligible to apply for entry-level job profiles in game designing firms. After obtaining adequate experience, they can move in to senior profiles in job designing. The bachelor degree courses in game designing require 10 +2 intermediate pass in any stream.

Key steps in the process

  • Pursue degree or diploma courses in game designing from a reputed institute in India or abroad.
  • Seek out a relevant job in game designing in any of the well-established game developing firms.

Skills required for a Game Designer

A game designer should possess a creative as well as imaginative approach in designing games. Sound knowledge in software designing tools as well as other animation software is preferred. These professionals should possess updated knowledge on the changing attitude of target audience for computer games. Passion for drawing and storytelling ability are also desirable for game designers.

They should possess excellent communication skills and should be flexible to adapt to changes. Adequate problem solving skills are required in correcting the bugs as well as other potential problems arising while designing games. They should have the capability to work under pressure and to meet up with deadlines in their work. Good presentation skills are another pre requisite quality desired from game designing professionals.



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6 Responses to “Game Designer - How to become a Game Designer?”

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    aditya tiwari:

    i want to be video game programmer. i m pass so tell me how to i be a game programmer

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    Personal Information
    Name: Jasjot Singh
    Date of Birth: September 26, 1997
    Phone: 9818452361
    E-mail: [email protected]

    Currently studying in class X of C.B.S.E. board and alongside I have also studied the basics of Autodesk 3Ds Max, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects and Illustrator.

    Seeking to be a 3D modeler in the video game industry.

    I am currently looking out for a full fledged course that I could join either from now on or after the completion of my school studies, i.e. class 12.

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    sir i complete my graduation last 1 year +2 arts with finearts can i join game designing course?? plz help me. thank you

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    sir i am student of +2 commerce can i join game designing course?? plz help me. thank you .

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    sir i am student of +2 commerce can i join game designing course?? plz help me. thank you

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    Which courses i may do for getting job in foreign game companies as a game designer like Ubisoft or Electronic Arts or Activision pls tell mee ?