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Tech Guru is one of the eight basic career tracks introduced in The Sims 4. It has two branches: eSport Gamer and Start Up Entrepreneur

Ideal Emotion: Focused

Daily Tasks: Play Video Games/Practice Programming

Game description

Who needs college with programming skills like yours? Opportunity is out there, ripe for the picking, and you and your big brain are ready to pluck away.

Position Levels

Tech Guru Career Levels
1) Live Chat Support Agent
Welcome to Babysitting 101! <sim name> will be using his/her above-average intelligence for hours of gentle guidance and virtual handholding, exploring brave new limits on just how thinly one can veil sarcasm. §31/hour No Bonus
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 10:00 - 18:00

10001800

Performance Factors
None
Perks: None
2) Quality Assurance
<sim name> has entered the exciting world of QA, the unsung heroes of software development. It's the perfect job for people who feel like they break everything they touch! But hey, better they break it than the customer, right? Right?? §38/hour §375 Bonus
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 10:00 - 19:00

10001900

Performance Factors
Programming: 2
Perks: Stainless Steel Auto-Pot
3) Code Monkey
Congrats to <sim name>! Now, instead of risking life, limb and job pointing out the gaping holes in someone else's code, he/she gets to put all semblance of a life aside to program code based on someone else's deadlines. At least there's a benefits package! §47/hour §506 Bonus
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 10:00 - 19:00

10001900

Performance Factors
Programming: 3
Make a plugin on the computer
Perks: Computer Hard Drives
4) Ace Engineer
Wielding a rare combination of technical and political skills, <sim name> is carving his/her up the ranks at last. While innovative work is still a faint glimmer on the horizon, it's finally in view, and not everything <sim name> does is totally mind-numbing. §63/hour §633 Bonus
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 09:00 - 17:00

09001700

Performance Factors
Programming: 4
Mod 2 games
Perks: The Sentinel
5) Project Manager
<sim name> has finally achieved the glory of middle management! He/she gets to drive the schedule, squeeze hundreds of programming hours out of each week, work magic with budgets and play the ice queen everyone else gets to whine about. §73/hour §760 Bonus
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 09:00 - 17:00

09001700

Performance Factors
Programming: 5
Make 3 plugins on the computer
Perks: The Hipster Hugger
6) Development Captain
<sim name> got real power now. He/she doesn't just manage measly one-off projects, he/she is in charge of the development process for several groundbreaking products. Aye, aye, this is going to be fun! §85/hour §874 Bonus
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 09:00 - 17:00

09001700

Performance Factors
Programming: 6
Complete 2 freelance jobs
Perks: Innovators Award for Excellence

After being promoted from Development Captain, Sims will be able to choose one of the two career paths, eSport Gamer or Start Up Entrepreneur branch.

ESports Gamer Branch

Tech Guru Career Levels - ESports Gamer Branch
7) ESports Competitor
§121/hour §933 Bonus
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 14:00 - 23:00

14002300

Performance Factors
Video Gaming: 3
Place in a video game tournament
Perks: Stack of CD's
8) Pro Gamer
§194/hour §2177 Bonus
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 14:00 - 00:00

14000000

Performance Factors
Video Gaming: 6
Place in 3 video game tournaments
Perks:"Revanne" Poster, Brag about Skillz interaction
9) APM Queen/King
§261/hour §2721 Bonus
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 16:00 - 22:00

16002200

Performance Factors
Video Gaming: 9
Have 30,000 fans from livestreaming
Perks:Top Secret Computer
10) Champion Gamer
§356/hour §3129 Bonus
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 16:00 - 22:00

16002200

Performance Factors
None
Perks: PriorPerfection Motion Sensor Game Mat

Start Up Entrepreneur Branch

Tech Guru Career Levels - Start Up Entrepreneur Branch
7) The Next Big Thing
§98/hour §933 Bonus
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 10:00 - 17:00

10001700

Performance Factors
Programming: 8
Charisma: 2
Perks: A Stroke of Genius
8) Independent Consultant
§185/hour § 2394 Bonus
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 10:00 - 16:00

10001600

Performance Factors
Programming: 9
Earned §2,000 from mobile apps
Perks:Minimalist Unplant
9) Dot-Com Pioneer
§371/hour §3,112 Bonus
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 10:00 - 16:00

10001700

Performance Factors
Programming: 10
Make §2,000 from games
Perks: Light of My Life Painting
10) Start Up Genius
§516/hour §5,335 Bonus
S M T W T F S §729
Hours: 10:00 - 15:00

10001500

Performance Factors
None
Perks: Plasmatron 3000 Flatscreen TV, Brag About Startup Interaction

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