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Video Game Designers play a critical role in game design teams and have duties such as creating characters, designing levels, writing code, selecting art and animation elements, and game testing. Their role is mainly managerial and they often assign tasks, administer resources, and manage budgets. Based on the most successful example resumes for this role, Video Game Designers should demonstrate programming languages knowledge, leadership, organization, financial skills, analytical thinking, time management and teamwork. Candidates are not required to display formal training in their resumes, but curricula are sometimes provided by education institutions in order to support video game design careers.

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Video Game Designer/ Concept Artist

Responsible for character and assets concept art for development of game.

  • Produced all assets, pixel art, and game art for UI, HUD, pause, and play and quit screens.
  • Ensured the quality assurance for game play and visual effects by testing game.
  • Worked on development team to ensure completion in a timely manner and before due date.
  • Conducted research on current trends and implemented them into the game for accuracy.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Game Design And Development
MS
Game Design And Development
2

System Analyst/ Video Game Designer

  • Determined the client's requirements, by analyzing and verifying if the demanded product could be achievable in a timely manner.
  • Researched agile methodologies and pedagogy behind programming video games as an educational tool.
  • Designed new and interesting games that targeted college students by encouraging them to learn and practice
  • Implemented extreme programming as the work methodology to meet the client's expectations.
  • Documented in detail every step taken on the project and reported test results as small releases.
  • Served as a mediator between the programming team and the client.
  • Prepared presentations to display the projects advancements weekly until the product was completed.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Computer Science
3

Application Developer / Video Game Designer

  • Developed primarily with Adobe Flash CS3 / CS5
  • Created Websites / Flash Interactive Banner Ads / Video Player / Game Applications
  • Wrote PHP5 / Javascript / jQuery / XML Storage / JSON Storage / MySQL
  • Framework for Facebook API and MySpace API
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Arts
BS
Management Information Systems
4

Video Game Designer/developer

  • The creation of the design document template which includes all aspects of the design structure of the video game
  • The creation of a Wikipedia for animators, designers, developers and audio personnel for reference of terminology involved within the game
  • Without any supervision completed flow charts, technical writing and graphic user interactive designs before deadlines.
  • Assisted developers with technical algorithm equations on how band members are to align themselves during halftime which is incorporated by programming through pyware software
  • Incorporated my idea to use the (Guitar Hero) interactive halftime show that allows users to play along with the band interactively by pressing according buttons as they show along the screen.
  • Often had what we called 2 A DAY TASK, where I was tasked with design and programming to help with sufficient deadlines to ensure proper marketing at multiple HBCU Colleges
  • Meetings were held up to 3 times a day to go over task, verbal discussions, and written documentation to insert into the video games Wikipedia to explain the terminology and the usage of terms in correlation with the game.
  • BCFX is now in stores and it was an honor to produce a successful game.
Candidate Info
1
month in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
Java And Retrieved
BS
Computer Science
5

Video Game Designer/tester, Store Manager, Car Customization Instructor

Store Manager

  • Class instructor on graphics design for Car Customization software
  • Video Game Beta tester
  • Video Game Interface Design
  • Environment Prototyping
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Fine Art

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