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Careers in Engineering Gaming Engineers
Gaming Engineers Gaming engineers are specialized software engineers who design and program video games. Work with teams of programmers, illustrators and testers to design, develop and create new video games.
Job Description for Gaming Engineers Responsible for creating coding sequences to create game play, and may need to create multiple codes for different gaming devices. Involved with all phases of game development, from devising the initial concept to testing the product before release. Run tests and review codes. Troubleshoot the finished product.
Requirements for Gaming Engineers Gaming engineers are required to have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in a related field. A degree program in computer science will provide a potential engineer with an in-depth knowledge of the many languages used in computer programming, as well as data modeling, problem solving and computational mathematics.
Requirements for Gaming Engineers In addition to a minimum of a bachelor's degree, potential gaming engineers must possess excellent communication, problem-solving, analytical and technological abilities. Being able to work cooperatively and successfully with a team is also a critical skill for an engineer to have.
Salary Info for Gaming Engineers Factors like the type of employer, geographic location and current economic conditions affect the salaries earned by gaming engineers.
Job Outlook for Gaming Engineers The U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts employment growth of 17% for software developers from 2014 to 2024, which is considerably faster than the average reported rate for all professions.