Thornton, Colorado (PressExposure) February 13, 2009 -- Video and computer games bring joy to millions every year. But even more rewarding are the endless career opportunities to those who chose a career as a game designer.
And those playing with the idea of a career in game design can find the information that they need at the Game Designer Career Zone at CareerToolkits.com. That's because the site features everything needed to make a decision about pursuing a career in game design, along with how to select the right game design school and what courses an individual will have to take to succeed as a game designer.
But how will someone know if they have the right stuff to succeed as a video game designer? The site is invaluable here also, because it provides information about the importance of an individual possessing well-developed visual and design skills and an understanding of technology.
Whether an individual already possesses those skills or is willing to learn them, the Game Designer Career Zone provides information about the curriculum offered by different game design schools.
Site spokesperson Jennifer Charleston said the site provides the information needed for anyone who's ever considered a career in game design -- and even those who have never thought about the benefits of working as a game designer. And with the growing popularity of computer and video games, she said now is the perfect time for first-time job seekers and those contemplating a career change to consider work in game design.
"Video and computer game sales are dramatically increasing," Charleston said. "In fact, sales of video games are almost equal to the sales of movies, demonstrating that playing video games is a popular hobby. Therefore, a career as a game designer is a hot career to get into."
But along with helping those considering a career in game design in finding an accredited game design school, providing salaries for game designers and other useful tips, Charleston said the site can help those trying to determine a career path in any field.
That's because she explains how Careertoolkits.com is a free site individuals can use to help them learn about different types of careers. The site provides links to pages that discuss dozens of careers from art, business, education, engineering, medical, hospitality, legal, sales and science, with information about what it takes to succeed and finding the appropriate schools and companies that provide training in each career discipline.