What types of jobs are available in the video game industry?

Are they similar to jobs in other media industries? How does one break into the field? I'm interesting in switching jobs (currently in business services) and have a passion for VG, but not sure what types of jobs are out there and how I can fit in.

Asked By: Joseph M - 10/22/2007
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There are four basic areas of a game development team: design, programming, art, and level building, which are supported by production, Quality Assurance, customer service, sound design, marketing, business development, etc. Designers write up the details of every tiny aspect of the game and come up with the math to... More
Answered By: Ryot - 10/23/2007
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Well, there are a couple options if you are referring to making games... More
Answered By: Dan - 10/22/2007
It really depends on what you want to do. On the technical side are design and testing. For a designer you either need a degree or good experience as a video game designer. Testing (aka Quality Control) is another option, although it doesn't pay as well. It usually doesn't require a degree, but its helpful. You must... More
Answered By: Brandi C - 10/22/2007
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