It's not so simple to be a successful video game designer or developer. It requires a lot of work, including at least a bachelor's degree from a 4 year college and sometimes hands-on experience. A video game designer needs to: know basic computer functions and design techniques or tools, be able to write computer programs for various purposes, and have an understanding of human behavior or performance.
Candidates will need to show evidence of the following:
-technical ability, in particular familiarisation with a range of software packages and/or programming languages; -teamworking skills; -ability to work independently; -creativity; -communication skills; -problem-solving ability; -flexibility; -self-motivation; -initiative; -enthusiasm; -ability to meet deadlines and client requirements.