digital games designer


Digital games designers develop the layout, logic, concept and gameplay of a digital game. They focus on playfield design, specification writing, and entry of numeric properties that balance and tune the gameplay.

Scope notes

Excludes people performing programming and coding activities.

Alternative label

  • digital games designers

  • digital game designer

  • video games designer

  • computer games designer

  • virtual games designer

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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