Game Design

Game Design is a wildly popular and flourishing industry. The skills and software learned in this field can be applied to various other fields as well. The Chicago area has thirty-one game development companies ranging from developer, online developer, mobile/handheld, and developer/publisher.

What it Takes

  • Your job search arsenal includes a resume, cover letter, business cards, and an online portfolio.
  • Save everything to include all projects you have collaborated on.
  • Experience is crucial. Prove yourself by interning, creating independent work, even working as a beta tester, and it will lead to other offers.
  • Network. Nearly all hiring/offers for work come through relationships.