Helpful Links for Video Game Designers
Find resources and websites for aspiring video game designers.
Want to know what's new in the world of video game design? Looking for your first job in the industry? Whether you're looking for continuing education, professional organizations or career advice, you can find help in our list of helpful links for video game designers. You may also find it helpful to contact video game design schools to hear more about their programs and degrees.
Game Designer Resources
Entertainment Software Association (ESA): The ESA offers services to game design companies that range from business and consumer research to intellectual property protection efforts.
Gamasutra: Up-to-date industry news, job listings for video game designers, product news and more.
GameDev.net: GameDev.net is an online community for game developers and designers in all phases of their careers.
Game Developer: Game Developer is a monthly magazine for game developers and designers.
Game Developers Conference: This annual industry event can help you stay on top of what's new and what coming up in game development.
GameJobs.com: If you're looking for a video game designer job, GameJobs.com can help connect you with prospective employers.
International Game Developers Association (IGDA): IGDA is a professional organization that provides community for video game designers and other industry workers.
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