Are you looking to hire a skilled game developer or engineer?
Perhaps you’re looking for someone who can:
Even better if you can find a talented Game developer who takes ownership of a project, fills in the gaps, and is not afraid to get their hands dirty.
Finding a quality game developer to 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 developer.
You have to find very honest, organized people who are effective communicators, and happen to be great game 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 developer.
Our ranking methodology is similar to Amazon’s ranking system. This is as follows:
From these ratings, we wrote an article reviewing each freelance platform. Some platforms pay us a commission at no extra cost to you. Like Consumer Reports, our research team is separate from the monetization team to reduce the review bias.
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 Salary.com, most video game programmers make between $27 and $35 per hour. The average wage is $31 per hour.
However, some estimates are higher. CareerExplorer estimates that the average wage for a video game designer in America is just over $43 per hour.
According to ZipRecruiter, the average is even higher. They estimate that game developers in the United States make an average of $49 per hour.
According to Glassdoor, game developers in the United States average an annual salary of nearly $51,000.
However, some estimates are higher. According to CareerExplorer, the average salary for a game designer is just over $90,000 per year.
Similarly, ZipRecruiter estimates that the national average salary for game developers in America is over $101,000 per year.
Here are 10 skills you might consider looking for in a game developer:
Here are 10 interview questions you might consider asking when hiring a game developer: