Check out the list of available iGaming jobs in Malta. Apply for roles such as graphic designer, gaming product analyst, social media specialist, and marketing manager, among others.
The prospects of starting or continuing a career in the gaming industry apply to a wide range of professionals with a wide variety of skills. Numerous experts work on game development: from programmers to sound engineers, translators or writers. Let us guide you through the list of potential roles you can apply for depending on your work experience in the gaming industry.
◼ Graphic designer. A graphic designer sometimes comes up with original ideas for games and is involved in designing aspects of games and other projects. This job requires a combination of technical skills to develop and test games. ZBrush, Maya, Photoshop, 3DS Max, Substance Painter and Mudbox are the most commonly used tools.
◼ Game developer. A game developer brings digital games to fruition by designing, coding, testing, and maintaining the game software. They may also contribute to the overall game concept, story, and character development.
◼ Back-end developer. The person in this role takes over the inner workings of the game project. They write ample lines of code that work behind the scenes and create what we see on screen. The position of a developer requires knowledge of game programming languages and platform-specific expertise, e.g. PC, mobile or console. A developer may also work on developing artificial intelligence for games, controls and user interfaces. Browse vacancies for UI developers or Java developers.
◼ Customer care department. The Helpdesk team are the link between video game developers and users. These specialists communicate with players and advise them on new products. The essential skill of a support service employee is good communication because they have to listen to users' complaints and questions, understand them and find a solution. Browse vacancies on our website for software support, IT support and office support professionals.
◼ QA tester. This specialist confirms if the product is ready for release after a thorough analysis. The tester goes through all the development scenarios of the game on different devices and checks it for bugs, inconsistencies and other glitches. This specialist must work methodically and pay close attention to detail.
◼ Copywriter. Copywriters create compelling content describing the game and encouraging people to try it out. They might also write blogs and social media posts to attract as many customers as possible. The ability to speak multiple languages is advantageous in this role, as many gaming companies serve foreign markets. This role may include helping to localise scripts, translate in-game texts, and prepare documentation to sell the product in international markets.
◼ PR and marketing specialist. When the product is ready, digital advertising specialists come into play. Marketing specialists work with designers to develop banners and work to gain traction on various advertising platforms, the developer's official website and social networks. Take a look at the marketing jobs listed on our website:
Prepare yourself for being asked some of the most typical interview questions. Try to formulate the answers in terms of the company's requirements. Also, prepare questions yourself. An interview is a dialogue, and it only works with questions from both sides. So do not just answer questions; ask them. For example, you might be interested in the following:
1. What projects will you be working on?
2. What technologies do they usually use?
3. What methodology do they use (Scrum/Agile)?
4. When working on the project, what will be your involvement?