Gaming Industry

Gaming Industry



A Game Programmer is a software engineer, programmer, or computer scientist who primarily develops codebases for video games, Mobile games or related software, such as game development tools.
Game programming has many specialized disciplines all of which fall under the umbrella term of "game programmer“


For Example:


  • Game Developer
  • Game Designer
  • Game Programmer
  • Game Tester




  • Game Developer - Game developer is the specialised software developer and their major task is to create and design the plan of the game which includes the theme, missions, the rules and the game play.
  • Game Designers - Game designers also known as Content creators are individuals responsible for the playability and fun factor of the game. They take care of the art side of the game and design the various levels, characters and user interface (UI) elements of the game.
  • Game Artists - Game artists are those who create the virtual reality elements of the game and make games come to life visually. According to different styles, techniques and areas of specilisations, the artists in the game industry can be classified as concept artist, 2D/ 3D artists, modellers, character animators, texture artists etc. 
  • Game Programmers - Game Programmers are the software/ computer engineers or programmers who are concerned with the programming aspects of the game. It is the game programmers who design and develop the code for working the video games and they work with the design team to implement its vision for the final product. 
  • Network Programmer -Network programmers develop codes that allow players to interact and play with other players in different locations through the Internet or a LAN. It is one of the most technically challenging type of programming in the game industry. 
  • Game/ Script Writers - These are the people responsible for the documentation and instructions that accompany the game. Script writers create the story the game is based upon, and write dialogue for the characters.
  • Audio/ Sound Engineers - The audio/ sound engineering department of the game industry is responsible for the overall acoustics, ambience, sound effects and audibility of a game. 
  • Game Testers - Also known as quality assurance tester, game testers are in charge of quality assurance, finding mistakes, bugs and other problems in the game. To ensure excellent user experience, game testers test through the paces of the game while still in development and when completed.
  • Game Management - The management department of the game industry is similar to the other production departments which include game producers, art director, technical directors, development directors, project managers etc. The game producer is responsible to ensure that the game is done on time and on budget, and he/she should be aware of everyone's task.




Srishti institute of art, design & technology, Bangalore


  • Course: Bachelor of Creative Arts in (Digital Media Arts) 
  • Specialisation: Game Design and Development
  • Eligibility: 10 +2 any stream
  • Selection Process: SEAT+ Review Portfolio work + Interview


Maya Academy Of Advance Cinematics (Maac)


  • Course- Game designing, Graphic designing and multimedia 
  • Eligibility- 10+2 + Basic knowledge of Computers
  • Selection Process - Aptitude test & Personal interview


IIFA Multimedia, Bangalore




  • B.Sc. in Game Designing & Development
  • B.Voc. in Game Designing


  • Eligibility: 12th/PUC(From any recoginized board)
  • Selection Process: Walk-In and Online Registration


The Indian Institute of Digital Art & Animation | Kolkata


  • Eligibility: 10 + 2 | PUC [Any Stream]
  • Selection Process: Direct Apply to the college Admission Office


Backstage Pass Institute of Gaming and Technology, Hyderabad


  • Course: Bachelor’s in Computer Science & Game Development
  • Duration: 4 Year


Backstage Pass Institute of Gaming and Technology, Hyderabad




  • Game Art & Game Design 
  • Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality.


Eligibility:  All students who have passed 10+2 or equivalent are eligible to apply


MIT Institute of Design, Pune


  • Course: Game Design (B.Des)
  • Eligibility: 10+2 from any stream. (HSC, CBSE, ICSE, IB)
  • Selection Process: DAT (Design Aptitude Test)




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