What's Your Specialization Match?

Art Creation, Level Design, Production, or Programming — which one fits you best? Take our quiz to see which video game development specialization matches your personality!

SMU Guildhall
Created By SMU Guildhall
On Mar 29, 2017

Would you rather spend all day...

When faced with a problem, do you...

What interests you most in a game?

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If you had to choose a career other than game developer, what would you want to be?

What did you study in college?

Which photo appeals to you most?

Art Creation

Art Creation

You're a true artist at heart. With your creativity and love for art and drawing, a career in game art would be perfect for you. Whether you see yourself doing character modeling, animation, environmental modeling, textures, cinematics, or art direction, SMU Guildhall will give you the skills and instincts you need to succeed.

Surprised by your results? Some developers fit into multiple categories, as common interests are often shared amongst specializations. Learn more about each specialization and determine which path you should take at http://goo.gl/jbX1iS.

Level Design

Level Design

You're destined to be a designer! Level Designers focus on what makes video games "fun," designing the experience of the game from gameplay and game structure, to storytelling and player immersion. A careers as a world builder, environmental modeler, interface designer, gameplay scriptor, or lead designer would be perfect for you, and SMU Guildhall will give you the skills and instincts you need to get there.

Surprised by your results? Some developers fit into multiple categories, as common interests are often shared amongst specializations. Learn more about each specialization and determine which path you should take at http://goo.gl/jbX1iS.

Production

Production

You're a producer! You're a true leader, the perfect person to oversee game projects from conceptualization to completion. The diverse, exciting world of game production awaits you — from resource and team management to executing game development and marketing plans — and SMU Guildhall will give you the skills and instincts you need to succeed.

Surprised by your results? Some developers fit into multiple categories, as common interests are often shared amongst specializations. Learn more about each specialization and determine which path you should take at http://goo.gl/jbX1iS.

Programming

Programming

You're a Programmer! You're a logical thinker, and a creative problem solver. If there's a puzzle, you're quick to find the solution. As a game programmer, you'll write code to breathe life into games by integrating the work of artists and level designers, implementing game code, audio, graphics, and player interfaces. Your perfect career awaits as a game programmer, implementation specialist, integration coordinator, or QA specialist. SMU Guildhall will give you the skills and instincts you need to get there.

Surprised by your results? Some developers fit into multiple categories, as common interests are often shared amongst specializations. Learn more about each specialization and determine which path you should take at http://goo.gl/jbX1iS.