Games Software Design

Games Software Design

“Globally, the e-sports industry's revenue has grown from US$996 million (S$1.37 billion) in 2020 to US$1.14 billion in 2021. This year, the figure is projected to reach US$1.38 billion.1

Ever wondered how your favourite video games are developed? As a software developer and computer programmer, you can help turn an idea into a video or mobile game.

Singapore’s games market is expected to be worth at least S$138 million by 2024. The growth in Singapore is undeniable. Even the Singapore Tourism Board is starting to hop on the bandwagon and embrace gaming as a key part of the country’s culture.2


Growth in Singapore’s games and esports market between 2019 and 2020 to around
220 games-related companies3

Career Opportunities

  • Creates animated images and visual effects for computer games, films, television productions and other related media
  • Uses technology to make artworks come alive
  • Uses computer software to create 3D animation, interactive website graphics or
    digitally-enhanced photographs
  • Develops storyboards for animated scenes and edits animation effects
  • Works in motion pictures, software publishing or advertising firms

  • Turns ideas into code, which provides the game with its operating instructions
  • Creates the core features of a video game
  • Creates storylines and character biographies
  • Conducts design reviews
  • Designs role-play mechanics
  • Creates prototypes for staff and management
  • Documents game design processes

  • Leads the programming team responsible for creating the entire computer code which runs and controls a game
  • Is responsible for the technical specifications of the game, manages the overall code development process and ensures that the team delivers on time, within budget
  • Manages and develops the software engineering and technical specifications of a game, with the team, from start to finish
  • Manages the production of the different and improved versions of a game, ensuring that coding bugs are fixed through appropriate solutions
  • Creates a code and liaises with the Project Manager to keep to the project time schedule
  • Has roles and specialisms in areas including AI (Artificial Intelligence), game engine development, user interface, tools development and physics

  • Designs and develops software applications such as utility programmes and general
    application software
  • Works with the user to determine needs and creates software to meet these needs
  • Modifies existing software to fix problems, optimise its functions and enable its use on new
    hardware platforms
  • Oversees installation of software systems and monitors equipment
  • Performs testing and validation of software systems to ensure that applications work properly

Games Software Design Programmes

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