Computer Game Programmer Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Computer Game Programmer in United States

The average salary of a(n) Computer Game Programmer in United States is $92,285.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Computer Game Programmer in United States is $44.37.

The average bonus of a(n) Computer Game Programmer in United States is $3,858.00.

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Programs and writes code based on the video game design concept to create the software engine that controls the video game program, controls characters through artificial intelligence, and blends animation and sound. Designs and executes architecture of new systems to specification and implements technical requirement features as required by the console manufacturers. Advises programming and art team on platform specific requirements. Creates and maintains tools and utilities, as necessary, for other members of the development team. Assists in creation of submission materials as required by console manufacturers. Creates task and schedules estimates. Coordinates bug tracking process with Quality Assurance Department. Assists in the creation of the project technical design document (TDD). Ensures the delivery of project milestones to the stated criteria. Troubleshoots and solves technical design. Provides direction to the team with complex programming implementations. Maintains help library. Less

Programs and writes code based on the video game design concept to create the software engine that controls the video game program, controls characters through artificial intelligence, and blends animation and sound. Designs and executes architecture of new systems to... More

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