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Firaxis Games

Firaxis Games is the home of award-winning developer Sid Meier, who serves as president and director of creative development. His contributions to the video game industry have earned him a place in the Computer Museum of America Hall of Fame and the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame.

Online Gameplay Programmer

Online games, unlike offline console or PC titles, are in a constant state of evolution. As new players join the community, and early adopters tire of the same old thing, developers must find ways to constantly keep the game fresh and exciting while also improving performance and functionality.

Turbine, Inc.

Johnny Monsarrat, Jeremy Gaffney, Kevin Langevin, and Timothy Miller founded Turbine, though Warner Brothers Home Entertainment Group recently acquired the company. The company has been credited with pioneering the 3-D massively multiplayer role-playing game in 1999 with the release of Asheron’s Call, an online title.

PopCap Games

John Vechey, Jason Kapalka, and Brian Fiete founded PopCap Games in 2000 and have concentrated the company’s efforts on casual gaming titles for platforms such as Xbox, PlayStation3, Nintendo DS, mobile phones, the iPad, and Facebook. In July of 2011, Electronic Arts purchased PopCap Games.

Front-End Developer

The title of the front-end developer can be applied to numerous responsibilities within the game development industry, but in this case, the developer is an artist and programmer who works on a creative team to design, build, and maintain applications and online presence to support a game product.

QA Design Analyst

In case it has not been made perfectly clear at this point, let it be reiterated once more: Game testing is more than just playing games. Quality assurance can refer to the process of identifying and fixing bugs but also to refining the player experience to produce a game that is as enjoyable as it is functional. The QA design analyst is a key figure in this process and is a subject matter expert on turning qualitative information into quantitative data.

Game Changer: Lead Analyst Darius Kazemi

If you want to break into the gaming industry, become a game tester. Of all the modern memes associated with launching a career in gaming, this one tops the list by a Crysis 2-sized power jump. More visitors to Get in Media inquire about this particular topic than any other.

Lead Economics Designer

If you are a hard-core gamer and have an aptitude for financial systems, then the natural combination of your interests and skills would surely make you the ideal candidate for a job as a lead economics designer for web-based games. MMOs like World of Warcraft and popular social gaming brands like Farmville or Restaurant City are built around a virtual economic structure that must be carefully planned and monitored, much like the foundation of a fledging nation or corporation.