Gaming

This sector develops and sells video games, which is now the biggest form of entertainment in the world.

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Gaming

83% of Scotland's gaming professionals are in full-time employment.

Mobile and tablet gaming

Job demand across the gaming industry is set to rise by around 2.31% over the next five years.

Career ideas for your future

How to become a

Level Designer

Build new environments and maps for a range of games, from sprawling RPG worlds to interactive multiplayer areas.

How to become a

Lead game engineer

Combine a passion for games with technical knowledge and lead a team through the process of creating a game.

How to become a

Audio Programmer

Create sound effects and compose music to allow gamers to fully immerse themselves in your interactive worlds.

How to become a

Researcher

Find the next Fortnite by tapping into online crazes and spotting trends.

How to become a

Quality Assurance Tester

Help shape the future of the gaming industry by preventing glitches or bugs from reaching gamers and ensuring only the highest quality products hit consoles.

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