If you are interested and passionate about video games there are loads of jobs that are as diverse and varied as the games themselves. With so many potential career pathways in games, the chances are there is an ideal role for you or your children!
Creating a video game requires a wide variety of skills including maths, physics, computer science, design, audio, art and animation. An understanding of the latest business models and digital marketing techniques is also necessary to compete in this exciting global industry. Good communication (both verbal and written), analysing and problem-solving and working well in a team are all crucial to game development and can tie in with many other areas of the games industry including roles in marketing, community management and content creation.
This section of AskAboutGames looks at the vast amount of roles available within the industry.