A game designer is a person who set guidelines and regulations of a particular video game. They majorly deal with programming new video games and is also responsible for coming up with game characters and the story line of the game. Game designers can also work from home just as the other freelance writers.
It is typically an office work but still can be done from home since most game designers work independently towards development of their career. They can still choose to work from home since they have more control over their working conditions.
There are many benefits that video game designers who work from home have for example; working from home provides a casual working environment. Designers tend to work with a lot of passion since they enjoy working in a casual environment.
Most video game designers do not require a degree for them to become designers although, additional academic qualification is an added advantage. As long as they are located where there is electricity and technology, they can easily work from their homes.
Video game designers tend to enjoy themselves because it is a source of entertainment to them as they can play the games as much as they like during designing and this is only possible when they are working from home.
They can also earn some income from the game soft wares they develop as they can be created and sold while at home. The designers can earn a living from the soft wares they sell to other companies and industries.
Home based video game designers may have long hours doing their work as they can work at night and also during weekends as long as they have computers and internet connectivity in their homes and this gives them ample time in coming up with new games.
They also have job security as they are self employed and therefore, have no stress of becoming jobless at any particular time because they are business entrepreneurs. The designers always get an opportunity to show case their creativity by developing various video game soft wares.
Home based video game designers often face some challenges when developing new video game soft wares. Some times they are forced to work for a long time to come up with a game. This is especially when they have to meet the deadline of producing a particular game.
They may also suffer from technical difficulties such as game play malfunctions, soft ware viruses, computer crushing and poor connectivity. All these make it difficult for them to come up with the expected game soft ware.
Just like any other professional, home based video game designers face high competition especially from other gaming industries who come up with new video game soft wares.This makes them become very alert and work for extra hours to meet the market demands.
In summary, designers can choose the environment they wish to work in as long as they are comfortable with in the video game designing industry. Those who work from home will have enough time to work on their soft ware project without any disruption. As long as game designers are focused to do what they like most and all equipment for programming are available, they can still work best at home.