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GAME STUDIO DIRECTOR, IN-DEPTH: Our Product Makes People Happy

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Mohammad, a studio director at a game studio, describes the challenges of his job, what he likes most, his key decisions, how difficult getting into the industry is, and work-life balance. He loves his job because he gets to make people happy and give them enjoyment through this entertainment product.

Degree: Computer Engineering
Job Title: Studio Director
Employer: Medrick Games

Job Summary: Game Developer

Job Description

Game developer is an umbrella title for different roles in a development team that works together to create games. A game developer can be a game programmer, game architect, game designer, game artist, etc. They use computers to structure, design, test and publish games for different platforms.

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Quick Facts

Average salary
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$60,000 - $145,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
20 to 40 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Flexible, Irregular, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Home, Indoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Creativity, Problem solving skills, Teamwork, Technical skills, Artistic, Detail oriented, Patience, Mathematical skills

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
Bachelor's degree
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