Many industries have grown exponentially in the past few years. Among the fastest-growing in the entertainment world is the video gaming industry.
There are numerous tasks behind the scenes before a video game is finally on the market. Professionals behind the scenes in this industry have a background in game design. Game design is in fact among the most lucrative degree courses in Singapore universities.
Here are the various career opportunities open to you with this degree.
A game animator uses 2D and 3D design skills to bring models and characters to life. Animation for video games was sometimes traditionally self-taught, but the cinematic nature of contemporary games calls for advanced skills.
Being a game animator is a delicate mix of technical understanding, and sheer creativity. The job satisfaction it offers is also unmatched.
Game Audio Engineering
Engineers in the gaming industry develop a game’s audio effects, voice tracks, and soundtrack. The craft of integrating the right audio into a game has constant technological advancements, and hence it is essential to regularly update one’s skills in this area.
In order to create a game’s universe, you need to have a creative mind. Designing a game involves working with various experts to bring concepts into life and form an enjoyable experience. This involves creating the gameplay, apart from making a visual masterpiece from scratch.
A game programmer puts in the audio, special effects and all aspects of the game together in a meaningful way. Designing games is one of the most rigorous but job satisfying careers.
Besides having an avenue to exercise your creativity and sharing to your fellow gamers a world you have imagined, you bring enjoyment and happiness to people’s lives — you create experiences; you bud childhoods. And, that’s something you can’t put a price tag on.