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Gaming as a career option: Lucrative career options in the gaming industryOver the years, career landscape has seen a major shift in India. Today’syouth does not hesitate to experiment with various career options and mind-sets of parents have also evolved, they are now supportive of their children’schoice.### Demand for lucrative, unconventional careersThe demand for lucrative, unconventional careers has risen over the past twodecades. A major reason for the rise is that there are countless optionsavailable; a career in gaming is one such option. Talking about an eccentriccareer, who would have thought designing a game or playing it for that matter,would be a career.Industry association NASSCOM estimates the Indian gaming sector to be worthapproximately $300 million. India will soon be considered as one of theleaders in the gaming industry because the country has shown the aptitude andskill sets to meet the international gaming standards. Below are key pointersto help you move forward in gaming career.### Career Path:The first step towards building a career in any industry is to gain therequired skill/ education. Aspirants looking to build a career in thisindustry should consider applying for courses like, B.Tech. a bachelor’sdegree in Computer Science or CSE Computer Engineering, with specialization inGraphics and Gaming, , B.Sc. in Gaming Design and etc.### Places for training * World University of Design, Sonepat * International School of Design, Model Town, Delhi * Arena Animation, branches across India and etc### Famous gamersThe career pathway is similar to that of others starting with entry level andgoing to the top.Famous gamers like Ivansh Jayaswal, Ishaan Arya, Aditya Deshbandhu are earningwell and enjoying their jobs too!### Jobs in the Gaming Industry:The gaming industry offers considerably large amount of job role options. * There are job opportunities like Concept writer; who is accountable for narrating the backstory of the game * The Designer; A designer after understanding the concept and creating the character and the ambience of the game * Audio/ Sound Engineer; the sound effects during every situation in a game varies and is decided and inserted by the sound engineers * The Game Developer; the basic game plan is generated by the developer * Game Testers; testers analysis the game and provide the final quality check * There is also a finance team and an entire management department to take care of the day to day tasks### Remuneration in the Gaming Industry:The bar for remuneration in the gaming industry has soared due to the highcareer demand. It is now at par if not more than other similar professions,the average salary is approximately Rs. 30,000 – Rs. 40,000 per month forbeginners depending on the level and skill set of an individual.The post-employment growth in this industry is almost limitless, however, thefactors like skills, performance, creative thinking and so on play a vitalrole in the growth decision making.### Gaming clearly came a very long wayGaming, which was once mostly about simple video applications has now changedto complex gaming consoles. Further with virtual reality and augmented realitybecoming more popular, gaming has clearly come a very long way.Future of career in gaming is bright and promising; one must constantly keepdeveloping skills. The best gamers should never stop learning, and for theones who want to be a part of the future, don’t miss out on this boat!-Authored Article by Mr Eric Wei, Senior Sales Director ViewSonic Asia Pacific

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