Like to learn about the software development and production behind video games? It’s a process that can involve as many as 100 people including writers, designers, programmers, artists, composers and testers.
A games programmer develops the codebase for a game. A programmer might be a software engineer, programmer, or computer scientist.
A computer graphics animator creates animated images using computer graphics. This would involve the use of various software applications in both 2D and 3D to create a finished animation for use in visual identities, broadcast or gaming formats.
The role of a games designer is to create how a game will look and be played.
A computer games tester plays games once developed to spot any bugs and mistakes that need to be fixed before the game goes on sale.
The AI (artificial intelligence) programmer works within a game development team to design and develop technology in games to enable characters to display human-like characteristics. This includes guidelines as to how a character will respond to a players commands.