Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Task 2 – Job Roles

Creative Development
The creative director is responsible for the overall vision of the product: game play, visual style, story, audio assets, cinematic, and marketing materials. This person is often the creator of the game concept, and may serve as the primary designer. He or she works under the supervision of the producer and is tasked with managing the teams of artists, designers, and programmers, interacting directly with senior supervisors.

Game Designer

Game Designers devise what a game consists of and how it plays, defining all the core elements. They work on the setting of the games story, the characters and the flow of the story.

Level Editor
Level Editors define and create interactive architecture for a segment of a game, including the landscape, buildings and objects

Lead Artist
Lead Artists are responsible for the overall look of a game and review the elements that have been applied and tell the editors what is needed.

Technical Artist
Technical Artists act as a bridge between the Artists and Programmers working on the game. The technical artist is the person that makes sure the assets are involved with the game without there being any issues for when the game is released.

Games Artists create the visual elements of a game, such as characters, scenery, objects, vehicles, surface textures and clothing.

Games Animators are responsible for the portrayal of movement and behavior within a game.

Audio Engineer 
Games Audio Engineers create the soundtrack for a game, including music, sound effects, character voices and spoken instructions

Technical Development

Game Programmer
The game programmers are the people that write, construct an programme the games. They are the people that put everything together and make sure everything runs and controls.

Lead Game Programmer
The lead programmer is the person that is in control of the programmers and is the person that makes sure everything is coded and programmed correctly before it the game is released

Project Implementation

Project Manager/Producer
The project manager is the person that is in charge of the delivery of the game between all the different stores and the project manager is also the person that controls the budget.

Assistant Producer
The assistant producer is the person that works with the games production staff and are given a specific job within the industry this is either working in art , design or programming

External Producer
The External producer is the person that is in charge on making sure there is a successful delivery with the games.

Creative Director
The creative director is the person that while in development they make sure the game plays ,looks and sounds as it should and has every aspect in the game.

Quality Assurance

QA Tester

QA Testers test, tune and debug a game and suggest refinements that ensure its quality and play ability, assuring quality in a game and finding all its flaws before it goes public

Business Development

Public Relations Manage
As a Public Relations manager your job is to manage the companies image and reputation. This job is good if you like daily challenges. In this job you would need great communication skills as you will be talking to a great range of different people.

Product Manager
The product manager is the person that keeps the games alive and is the person that works on the franchise, when the game has been released.

Marketing Executive
The marketing executive is the person that shows off and promotes the employers products and ideas, they show off all there skills and advertise the game throughout the media.

Marketing Manager
A marketing manager is a person that promotes the products and its companies brand.A Marketing Manager must be fully well organised and well prepared for the outcomes and challenges.

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