Posted on 10th July 2018 by Jada Scott

With mobile phones and handheld devices becoming more and more prevalent in today's society, the gaming world has now peaked becoming bigger than it had ever previously been. With job roles in the industry also increasing to cope with the demand, there has never been a better time to work for the industry. Here are 5 reasons you should work in the gaming industry.

1. You get paid to play games all day!

Most of the people who work in the gaming industry are avid gamers themselves. If you love to game and want to turn your passion into a career, why not take a look a career in the gaming world.


2. Vast opportunities for promotion

Despite the gaming industry not having much of a rigid management structure, there is still a lot of move for people to progress onto other roles. Many of the job opportunities in this field are exclusive and can not be found in other sectors.


3. You can choose the sector you want to work in

As there are multiple specialisms in the field of gaming, people are able to work in a particular department that fit them and their skills. Very few industries allow as much freedom in the selecting a job suited to your skillset and the gaming industry does.


4. There's always something new happening in the industry

As gaming is a field that is always changing and developing, there will always be something new brought into the industry. There are no worries about going into work and repeating the same tasks constantly.


5. You get to work in a chilled environment

Full of pretty laid-back and relaxed gamers, this industry often requires no uniform encouraging staff to come in dressed how they feel comfortable. The work place itself tends to be quite calm and stressfree as all employees are paid to do what they enjoy!



Written by Jada Scott

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