Originally Posted by tsloper
Yep, certainly it does, thank you. Sorry, it was a mistake on my part, I used designer and producer interchangeably, I would want to do the job of a designer, juggling with all sorts of stuff.
In my understanding, then, a diverse portfolio is advantageous for a designer. Is that correct? I mean, within the boundaries of reason, I don't mean stuff that is extremely hard to relate to most games like the culinary arts or something like that.
I'd also be curious to know if companies look favourably upon academic writings. Like an article on contemporary game paradigms or the sort of sociological stuff that Anita Sarkeesian does or even psychology?