I 'm Playing A Video Game Essay

1857 Words Dec 8th, 2016 8 Pages
1. Introduction Every morning, thousands of people across the world wake up and immediately grab their phones. Some do it to silence an alarm, some check their social media accounts, and others immediately resume where they left off last night with their favorite game. Even though all of these people are doing different things, they all share one thing in common: they are only able to do what they are doing because of software developers. Software developers are people who design and program software that makes our applications and bundles of hardware function. I’m interested in researching this occupation because, as a child of the information era, I was exposed to several pieces of technology daily, which ultimately lead to me becoming fascinated with video games. As sad as it may sound, whenever I’m free, I’m playing a video game. While playing, I’ve always wondered how video games where made, and thought about how much I’d love to participate in making them. After doing a small bit of research, I found out that software developers play a huge role in developing video games, and I fixed my mind on becoming one, but that was a rushed decision. I’ve only done minimal research on the field of software development prior to this, but with this project, I wish to extensively research the field, and decide if it contains a job I would legitimately like to do, since finding the proper job is such an important thing.
2. Job Description Software development is a field that’s…

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