Depending on your interests and employment goals, the video game design job market offers a wealth of opportunities. According to the U.S. Dept. of Labor, video game designer employment will skyrocket 30% this decade, placing it among the fastest growing careers in America.
Most video game designer jobs fall into one of three disciplines: Game Artist, Game Designer or Game Programmer. The game design career track you choose will determine your daily activities and responsibilities, as well as the skills and education requirements to get hired.
Computer Courses in high school
Suggested curriculum for computer magnet students:
Exploring Computer Science -or-
Computer Science 1-2H
Innovative Technologies 1-2
Advanced Media Imaging 1-2H -or-
Computer Graphic Design
Innovative Technologies 1-2 -or-
Applied Computer Science 1-2H