Careers in Games and Interactive Media

Education and research within this growing discipline can equip grad and undergrad students with skills to harness different types of careers including:

  • Game industry careers:
    • Game programmer
    • Game software engineer
    • Game designer
    • Game producer
    • Game tester
    • Game user experience researcher
  • Game Entrepreneur building games within the indie market
  • Interactive Media artist
  • Graphic designer
  • Web designer
  • User experience designer
  • Interaction designer
  • Academic researcher in fields: interactive media, HCI, computer science, game design
  • usability engineer
  • game/interactive media user researcher
  • careers targeting the traditional disciplines (we encourage a T shaped education where student focus on the depth area within the traditional discipline but get broader education to allow them to target new emerging interdisciplinary area like games, as a result students will have the skills needed to target traditional venues outside of games and interactive media):
    • Artist
    • Designer
    • Software Engineer
    • Programmer
    • Tester