Through PlayVS, students can engage in their favorite esports competitions while gaining knowledge of many different career paths all at once. Based on their experience competing with this cutting edge technology, countless students participating on PlayVS benefit by receiving college scholarships and are selected for accelerated opportunities into STEM based careers. The gaming industry shows tremendous interest as Global Games Market is predicted to surpass $200 billion in 2023.
The gaming industry is comprised of many different kinds of distinct science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professionals who combine their skills to bring our favorite characters to life. PlayVS participants are able to enjoy a high quality competitive experience with the contributions of many distinct professionals within the gaming industry.
Professional career paths within the gaming industry include game programming, 2D & 3D animation, audio engineering, quality assurance, legal, education, finance, data, commercial, marketing, research, content management, talent, human resources, software engineering, broadcast, events, and information technology (IT).
Careers & professions in the gaming industry
User interface (UI), Engine, Physics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Tools, Network, Graphics
Animation, motion capture, cinematics, video effects (VFX), video editing, post production, economic development, documentation, narrative, systems management, project management
Audio direction, composition, audio technician, score mixer, voice acting
Testing, performance analysis, localization, translation, user experience (UX)
Public relations, research, influencer, product, branding, community, ecommerce, licensing
Teaching, program development
Analysis, science, engineering, mathematics, administration
Content strategist, business development, ad operations, B2B & B2C, partnerships, account management
Accounting, payroll, procurement, tax analysis
Front end, backend, full-stack, app
Producer, stream engineer, replay management, graphic design, lighting, scriptwriting, floor manager, camera operation
Hospitality, licensing, player manager, talent manager, logistics, audio & visual
Networking, security, engineering, technology support, system administration
Caster, host, analyst, interviewer, agent, streamer, content creator
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