What does it take to get a job with Bandai Namco Games? What is it like working at Bandai Namco Games? ACR takes a look:
About Bandai Namco Games
Bandai Namco Games is a videogame maker that supplies videogames to markets around the world. The company develops, publishes, and distributes console games, iPhone/iPad games, computer games, mobile games, and online games. Bandai Namco is known for games such as Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions, Inversion, Ridge Racer, Power Rangers Samurai, and Go Vacation, to name a few. The company develops games for popular systems such as Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, PSP, Wii, and Xbox 360.
Bandai Namco Games has more than 200 employees at its offices San Jose, CA. The company also has hundreds of employees working in offices in the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Denmark, and Australia.
Bandai Namco Games Jobs
Bandai Namco Games, like many gaming companies, is always looking for fresh talent. As of August 29, 2011, the company had several job openings for game designers and device coordinators. To apply for open positions, visit Bandai Namco Games, select your home country, and click “Careers” at the bottom of the page. The site will list job openings and a detailed description of whatthe job entails and all applicant requirements. If you have all of the listed qualifications, you will be asked to submit application materials via email to [email protected]. The company does not have an online application submission system.
Bandai Namco Games Salaries
Salaries for Bandai Namco Games employees vary depending on job responsibilities, skills, and education. The company does not list salaries on its website. However, sites such as Glassdoor.com offer salary information, as reported by Bandai Namco Games employees. Just a few salary ranges and positions are:
- Principle Artist: $$89,000-$98,000
- Lead Environment Artist: $88,000-$95,000
- Production Artist: $48,000-$52,000
- Senior Artist: $85,000-$94,000
- Software Engineer $64,000-$115,000
- Senior Production Artist: $55,000-$65,000
- Producer: $$62,000-$67,000
Game Developer Magazine, a San Francisco-based print publication,conducts an industry-wide salary survey each year. The latest survey lists average salaries for programmers, artists and animators, game designers, production specialists, and sound designers working in the gaming industry. See how Bandai Namco Games compares. The results of the survey are as follows:
- Programmers: $85,733
- Art & Animation: $71,354
- Game Design: $70,223
- Production: $88,544
- Sound Designer: $68,088
- Business and Legal: $106,452
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