Gaming engineers are skilled professionals who develop codebases for video games.They typically work long hours alongside a collaborative team that may include game designers, graphic artists, software engineers and other game programmers. Entry-level engineers may be assigned to work on smaller elements of the game, while lead engineers handle the more complicated code.
Gaming engineers develop games for different platforms including the web, mobile devices, computers or special consoles. Their responsibilities may include troubleshooting or developing unique programs to fit with the storyline. In addition to staying updated on emerging gaming trends, game engineers are expected to have good analytic and programming skills in many of the major programming languages, including MEL, Java and C++.
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