Industry Career Opportunities
Entertainment software is one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S. economy. This success has generated increased interest in the industry's educational and career opportunities.
385 U.S. colleges and universities offer computer and video game design programs or degrees. From New York University to the Art Institute of Seattle, academic institutions from coast to coast are offering programs in this growing field. The ESA Foundation, the video game industry’s philanthropic arm, has established a scholarship program to help train and educate the next generation of video game developers and designers. The program supports women and minority students pursuing careers in video game development. For more information and to complete an application online please click here.
With computer and video games companies posting strong sales in 2013, entertainment software companies are growing as a source of employment in states and localities across the nation. Currently, computer and video game companies directly and indirectly employ more than 120,000 people in 34 states. The average salary for direct employees is $90,000, resulting in total national compensation of $2.9 billion.
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To view current job opportunities with ESA's member companies, please visit the following websites:
Capcom USA, Inc.
Disney Interactive Studios, Inc.
Epic Games, Inc.
Konami Digital Entertainment
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc.
Namco Bandai Games America Inc.
Nexon America, Inc.
Nintendo of America Inc.
SEGA of America, Inc.
Sony Computer Entertainment America
Sony Online Entertainment, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc.
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
Tecmo Koei America Corporation
Trion Worlds, Inc.
Ubisoft Entertainment, Inc.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.