Passionate about video games? Here’s how to become a game developer

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected almost every industry and every economy in the world. However, the number of people playing games around the world has grown so much during the Covid era that online game publishers are now boasting about increased revenue.

There is growth even for companies that provide game development services to global video game publishers and developers. Due to this increase in demand around the world, career opportunities have increased in the game development and gamification industry, even developers and publishers around the world are looking to work with companies as they can get the same quality of work as other places in the world, but at more affordable prices.

Skills required to be a game designer / developer

While the technical qualifications required may vary, what is essential for every job is a passion for the game and a curious mind. Technical skills are a part of game-based and gamification-based development, but a more important part is interesting in gaming, because without interest nothing can help build a career in the gaming and gamification industry. . To have a career in this industry, developers also need to be more creative, and developers can also consider the following points.

If you want to be successful, don’t be in a hurry. What one learns in the first few years will define the strength of the foundation that will achieve the high quality benchmarks that have already been established in this industry.

Improve and learn so you can keep up with new developments in gamification technology and the rapid changes in our industry. Constantly update your knowledge of tools and technologies. Invest time and energy (and if necessary, money) to constantly develop your skills so that your work meets international standards. Stay up to date on new international market trends to understand what works and what doesn’t.

Salary structure

Compared to all other industries related to IT development, the salary structure for gamification development engineers is always better and in general, newbies in creative branches such as art, animation and visual effects can expect starting at around 3.5 lakh per year. Game design and game engineering require high level skills and beginners can expect to start around 4.5 lakh per year.

– Written by Apurv Modi, Managing Director and Co-Founder, ATechnos

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