Are you looking to hire a skilled game designer?
Perhaps you’re looking for someone who can:
Even better if you can find a talented game designer who takes ownership of a project, fills in the gaps, and is not afraid to get their hands dirty.
Finding a quality game designer you can hire is not easy, but worth the investment.
Nor is it easy to know what you should pay attention to when you interview them. And perhaps it’s also challenging to know how much you should pay for a top freelance game designer.
You have to find very honest, organized people who are effective communicators, and happen to be great game designer developers as well. Most people you find are going to lack in some area that prevents them from being successful.
This is where freelance platforms can help you fill in the hiring gap.
We’ve collected hundreds of reviews for more than 30 freelance websites (and counting). In the table below you’ll find a list of the top 10 best websites to hire a freelance game designer.
Our ranking methodology is similar to Amazon’s ranking system. This is as follows:
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I recommend reading at least three reviews below to help you make an educated decision about which freelance platform is best for your needs. If you find our review helpful, we’d feel honored if you visited the website from our review. This is an easy way to say “thank you” to our team as we receive a commission from the platform, again at no cost to you.
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According to PayScale.com, the average hourly rate for a video game designer is just under $25 per hour.
Similarly, Salary.com reports that video game designers in the United States typically make $24 to $34 per hour, and $27 per hour is the average pay.
However, some estimates are higher. According to ZipRecruiter, the average hourly rate for a freelance video game designer is closer to $39 per hour.
According to Salary.com, the average annual salary for a game designer is $56,769.
Some estimates, however, are higher. PayScale.com estimates that the average salary for a video game designer is closer to $65,000 per year.
According to ZipRecruiter, freelance game designers make an average of over $81,000 per year.
Here are 10 skills you might consider looking for in a game designer:
Here are 10 interview questions you might consider asking when hiring a game designer: