<aside> ❗ Please note that these are a general guide. Studios can differ.


Seniority levels

A game designer’s career progression is likely to look a little like this.


Internships are usually temporary paid work experiences which can range from a few weeks to a few months. In most cases, they are offered to students as a way for them to learn about practicing game design in professional settings.

Example responsibilities:

Junior game designer

Junior game designers are usually paired with more experienced senior designers who guide, mentor and grow the juniors.

Example responsibilities:

Game designer

Mid-level game designers will be expected to be able to execute ideas and own small features on their own.

Example responsibilities:

Senior game designer