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Kyle Rowley

Member Since 17 Mar 2010
Offline Last Active Mar 06 2014 03:35 PM

#5067727 Breaking into industry without coding or art skills.

Posted by Kyle Rowley on 05 June 2013 - 04:56 PM

I've worked at three large studios (150 people +) as a designer and I'd say about 50% of the designers I worked alongside had no real art of programming skills. Scripting is NOT programming; understanding how to script events and prototype features using Kismit or Flow Graph is NOT programming; neither is taking functions given to you by programmers and doing basic logic with them. 

 

I can design, build and script logic into levels - but I can't program. I can also build blockout levels in Max, SketchUp, Solids or Brushes and create wireframes in Photoshop or any other 2D software package... but I'm definitely NOT an artist.

 

Just some perspective....




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