Work 9-10 hours a day. May travel to attend conferences. Can work at the office or at home. You can earn from 30-90 thousand dollars a year depending on the skill, and employer.
You may have to wright code, design characters or scenery, create the story, or even compose music for the game.A creation of a game can take from 3 mouths to about 1 or 2years depending on what type of game if it is a sports game it wont take as long to make as an adventure type game.
You need to be creative. Work well within a team. Knowledge of what people want in videogames. Understanding of technology. Marketing skills are helpful.
You would test the game to see if it is fun to play and check for glitches in the game that players can abuse(example an infinite amount of extra lives, currency, etc.) so the programmers can fix them. Pay (35-45 thousand dollars a year)
Code for parts of the game while being supervised by a senior programmer. Pay 35-45 thousand dollars a year Requirements a diploma
Code for parts of the game. Or design scenery ,characters and compose music. Pay 45-90 thousand dollars a year. Requires experience as jr.programer
Manage the company . Pay 50-100 thousand dollars a year. Requirements business training.