Engineering is the Top Job Need for the Gaming Industry


Game Development
Posted 3/14/2016 4:06:14 PM by RICHARD HARRIS, Executive Editor


Engineering is the Top Job Need for the Gaming Industry
In a recent study on the hiring needs for the gaming industry, SmartRecruiters found that engineering dominates as the top job function sought after in the gaming sector, with engineering representing 36 percent of all gaming jobs posted, followed by design at 17 percent. 

Here’s how the top functions ranked in the study:

1. Engineering
2. Design
3. Art/Creative
4. Education
5. QA
6. Marketing
7. Customer Service
8. Writing/Editing
 
Among the above job functions, the most popular job title is Website Moderator. Here’s how the top jobs rank:

1. Website Moderator
2. Game Writer
3. Concept Artist
4. 3D Game Artist
 
When it comes to US states where gaming jobs are located, California dominated as the top state. The majority of these gaming jobs (82 percent) are located in the San Francisco Bay Area/ Additionally, Washington and Utah also have a significant amount of gaming jobs available. Here are the top six states:

1. California
2. Washington
3. Utah
4. New York
5. Louisiana
6. Florida
 
Indeed was the top job board that generates more than half of all gaming job candidates, followed by LinkedIn, providing 18 percent of all candidates. 



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