Game Designer

Shaping the World of Gaming Through Innovative Design


A game designer is a professional who creates and designs games for various platforms such as consoles, computers, mobile devices and other types of electronic media. Game designers work in teams with other game developers including programmers, artists, sound designers as well as producers. 

They are responsible for creating the concepts, rules, mechanics and storylines of the game. Game designing is a highly creative and rewarding field. Successful game designers must have a passion for games, a deep understanding of game mechanics, story development, and strong problem-solving along with communication skills.


For Bachelor’s

  • Aspirants need to have completed high school or its equivalent with a good academic record. 
  • Admission requirements may vary depending on the university but many UG programs in game designing require applicants to submit a portfolio of their work showcasing their creativity and technical skills.

For Master’s

  • Students need to have completed a bachelor's degree in a related field with a good academic record. 
  • Additionally, some universities may require applicants to have relevant work experience in the industry. 

Job Roles

The field of game designing aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the game designing field presents innumerable job roles:  

  • System Designer
  • Content Designer
  • Technical Designers
  • UI Designers
  • Software Developers
  • Game Writers
  • Lead Designers
  • Game Animator
  • Game Audio Engineer 
  • QA Game Tester
  • Game System Designer
  • Game Marketer
  • Creative Game Designer

Employment Sector

  • Broadcasting companies
  • Esports associations
  • Creative agencies
  • Education providers and education resource suppliers
  • Event organisers
  • Trade and retail organisations.
  • Software developers
  • Advertising firms

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in the game designing field. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India: 

  • 99Games, Karnataka
  • CreatioSoft, Noida
  • Games2win, Mumbai
  • Dhruva Interactive, Bangalore
  • GSN Games, India
  • Apar Games, Mumbai
  • 2 Pi Interactive, Hyderabad
  • Geek Mentor Studios, Noida


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a game designer is very impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹2,50,000 

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹5,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹10,00,000 -  ₹13,00,000 


  • Database Management
  • Software Development
  • Programming skills
  • Creative
  • User Interface designing skills
  • Time Management skills


The scope of a game designer can be quite promising as the gaming industry continues to grow rapidly. As more and more people are engaging in gaming, the demand for new and innovative games is also increasing. 

With numerous career paths and opportunities available in the gaming industry, the industry continues to grow there is likely to be an increasing demand for skilled and creative game designers.  


  • Creative & Imaginative field
  • High in demand
  • Handsome salary
  • Mentally Stimulating


  • Hard deadlines
  • Long hours of work
  • Competition
  • Challenges