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  • View Service Offered By SynapseIndia

    SynapseIndia
    Member

    Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

    77,806/year ·
    • game design
    • 2D Design
    • Animation

    UI/UX design

    We offer custom web design services and help businesses project the right image on the web. We have a team of creative designers with good amount of experience and specialization in delivering user fr...

  • View Service Offered By Tsymbals Design Studio

    Tsymbals Design Studio
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    Kharkiv, Kharkivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine

    67,751/year ·
    • game design
    • Creative
    • Game Development

    Game Development

    Creating high quality content for game engines. This service include: • high poly modleing, • low poly modleing; • UV - mapping; • textures baking (AO, normal map, specualr map, reflection map, light ...

  • View Service Offered By Dream Farm Studios

    Dream Farm Studios
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    inorwclaw, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland

    27,576/year ·
    • game design
    • Art
    • Concept Art

    Game Art | Game Design

    Producing Game Art for several PC and mobile Games in 2D and 3D styles (including 3 Award-Winning ones) is something that we are deeply proud of. Following is the link of our relative reels: Game Art ...

  • View Service Offered By Seasia Infotech Pvt. Ltd.

    Seasia Infotech Pvt. Ltd.
    Member

    Chandigarh, Punjab, India

    6,819/year ·
    • game design
    • 2D Design
    • 3D Design

    Game, Design and Development

    1. IOS & Android Mobile Game Development: 2D & 3D games using Unity3d, Cocos2D and Cocos2DX. 2. PC & Mac Game Development: 3D games using Unity3d. 3.HTML5 Game Development: Browser based games using S...

  • View Service Offered By OffRoad Studios

    OffRoad Studios

    Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

    70,150/year ·
    • game design
    • 2D Animation
    • 3D Animation

    CGI, ANIMATION & VFX

    Our connotation of canyons for CGI, Animation and VFX defines it as a bewildering maze. The idea behind choosing canyons as a part of our digital ecosystem is a hallmark of our larger than life presen...

  • View Service Offered By iOS App Developer Thomas Woodfin

    iOS App Developer Thomas Woodfin

    Denver, Colorado, United States

    26,575/year ·
    • game design
    • cnm
    • Facebook

    Facebook Game Developer

    Check out my latest Facebook game https://apps.facebook.com/big_tom/ Some are in pipeline. Check my website for complete list. http://tbltechnerds.com

  • View Service Offered By 2SGamix

    2SGamix
    Member

    Noida, Delhi, India

    551/year ·
    • game design
    • 2D Design
    • 2D Games

    2D Game Art

    We offer full range of 2D Game Art services including 1 User Interace Design 2 2D Concept Art 3 Unity VFX and 2D/3D Animations 4 Asset Creation, In-game integration

  • View Service Offered By NET SITES ONLINE

    NET SITES ONLINE
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    Chapin, South Carolina, United States

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    • game design
    • Adobe
    • Branding

    UI/UX Design - Graphic Design

    We understand design is critical to accurately represent your brand. A flawless design provides a unique user experience for your customers that will keep them engaged with your brand.

  • View Service Offered By Marcelo Simonetti

    Marcelo Simonetti
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    Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay

    3,906/year ·
    • game design
    • Artist
    • Board Games

    Board game / Character Design / Card Art

    Illustration, concept design, set dressing and artwork for Board Games, Card Games, Fillers, mats and other game related illustration and concept design.

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Hire a Game Designer

Game design is a subset of the field of video game development and a game designer is a professional who designs video games. Game designers lead the game development and dictate the design and flow of the entire game. They design the structure of the game and develop its layout.

What Does a Game Designer Do?

A game designer uses his creativity to design games to be played across different platforms and devices. The game designer uses his imagination skills to plan each and every aspect of the game, including settings, rules, story flows, characters and even modes of play. They bring to life an idea and develop a story, plays, dialogues and environments around that idea to engage the players. Game designers dons many hats – they are writers, artists as well as programmers. Not only do they have the artistic vision to design the elements of the game but also are technically skilled to oversee and contribute to the game’s construction aspects such as programming, image rendering and editing.

Game designers work in tandem with professionals like game developers and animators to bring the best gaming experience to the users. Game developers, though often referred to as game designers, are actually professionals who write codes for games for a variety of platforms.

Most of the game designers work for themselves and find freelance jobs online through a freelance marketplace company like Guru.

If you are looking to hire a game designer, make sure your freelancer can:

  • Write design documents, create level layouts and storyboards.

  • Run design review meetings for features and systems.

  • Document and communicate gameplay mechanics and features.

  • Create innovative game designs and oversee their completion.

  • Create mathematical models to reflect the game’s design.

  • Assess existing games in the market and predict market trends.

  • Contribute to design brainstorms and ideation.

  • Design, tweak and optimize the player experience.

  • Help build and improve existing design frameworks.

Qualifications of a Game Designer

It is ideal for your freelancer to have the following skills:

  • Professional education in Computer Science or Game Design or related fields

  • Understanding of game balancing, pacing and player motivations

  • Ability to unify analytics and player feedback into great, iterative design solutions

  • Programming ability (C# preferred)

  • Proficiency in Excel

  • Ability to provide visual designs with mock-ups

When looking for a game designer for hire, make sure they have a thorough understanding of various aspects of game design, like the concept, progression of the game, game interfaces, monetization and retention.

Benefits of Freelance Game Designers

Freelance game designers typically take up only a couple of projects at a time and are, thus, able to dedicate their time and efforts completely to one client. They may also undertake game development and can, thus, package their services.

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