Most people think that being a video game presenter is all fun and games – and to be fair, it is pretty awesome. But there’s also a lot of hard work that goes into being a successful presenter. From prepping for shows to practicing your gameplay to interacting with players, there’s a lot that goes into the job.
So what does a typical day in the life of a video game presenter look like? If you’re interested in becoming one, then read on to learn more about what the job entails!
A day in the life of a video game presenter, what do they do?
As a game presenter, you’ll be responsible for hosting the game and delivering a fantastic player experience.
These jobs are often related to online betting games such as online casinos. Therefore, you’ll be working in front of the camera and will be likely to need excellent presenting skills and to be a team player.
On day-to-day, you present several games to the camera for live players. You will interact with players verbally and through a live chat system using either English or the native language you were hired for to carry out all gaming operations.
As an online host(ess), you are responsible for the game, and usually work in a broadcasting studio where you open and close the game.
What qualifications do you need to become a video game presenter?
Most often, you need no specific qualifications to become a Game Presenter as most companies offer training for the first few weeks on the job, so you can master everything you need to know to be successful.
However, as a video game presenter, you need to be able to engage with your audience and keep them entertained. Great communication skills and a somewhat outgoing personality are some of the best qualifications for the job. You also need to be able to think on your feet and improvise when things don’t go as planned, have a healthy interest in learning about the industry, and be familiar with online casino games. (Being a dealer of a live online casino game is a plus :)) A good Game Presenter will need to hold responsibilities – and be a team player. Experience of work in service-related jobs will often be considered an advantage. Language skills are also a plus, so you can position yourself toward multiple markets and audiences to increase your chances of getting hired.
The hours are long but the pay is good
Game presenters often work on shift rotations (usually 6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm and 10pm – 6am), so they must be prepared to have to work unusual hours. It might not be the best career option if you like getting up late or spending cozy nights at home. On the other hand, it is a good career path if you like thriving environments and having free time during the general 9 to 5.
Depending on their language skills and the market they cover, Game Presenters usually earn between €2,000 and €3,000 per month after tax. Extra shifts are generally also well paid, so Games Presenter can make up to 15-20% more every month by covering additional shifts. On top of this, Gaming/Betting companies often offer Bonuses, Relocation packages, Flight tickets and Free accommodation.
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In conclusion, a day in the life of a Game Presenter is both fun and challenging. Game Presenters have a variety of responsibilities as they must be able to engage with the audience, and be knowledgeable about the game they are presenting.
The Betting and Gaming industry has boomed in recent years, with countries like Malta, Bulgaria, Portugal, Poland, Czech Republic, and the UK becoming European hubs. From game conception and testing to presenting, language speakers are in high demand in the gaming industry as the sector caters its products to an international audience. The gambling industry, which is also considered to be among the most flexible sectors and is growing at a fast pace, is employing ever more language speakers in a variety of sectors, languages, and locations.