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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. The ideal emotion for Tech Guru is Focused. The daily tasks for eSport Gamer is to play video games. The daily task Start Up Entrepreneur is to practice programming.

Game descriptionEdit

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 Edit

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 BranchEdit

Tech Guru Career Levels - ESports Gamer Branch
7) ESports Competitor
You've been living and breathing videogames since the moment you could twitch your trigger finger, and as an eSports Gamer, you can cash in on that. §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
Fantasy, meet reality. <sim name> is actually making a living playing games competitively. Sure, he/she isn't exactly pulling in six figures yet, but the bounty's getting bigger, and the sponsors are taking note. Time to invest in media training! §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
With practice comes speed, and <sim name>'s real-time strategy skills are living proof. With APM climbing past the 400 mark, <sim name> has been known to assemble an army, equip it, construct an impenetrable base and annihilate at least one other race in the time it takes most people to tie their shoes. §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
WOOT! <sim name> is now rolling in dough, and he/she doesn’t have too many complaints about being famous either. Sponsors are picking up tabs left and right, there are Simoleons to be made by streaming his/her practice sessions, and the tournament prizes are nothing to sneeze at. This is the dream of gamers everywhere! §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 BranchEdit

Tech Guru Career Levels - Start Up Entrepreneur Branch
7) The Next Big Thing
Turn your Big Ideas into household names as a Start-up Genius. It’ll take savvy and connections, but fortune is within your reach. §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
<sim name> is making a name for himself/herself in the tech world, but the cash from selling of his/her first company is already getting thin. Instead of bowing to someone else’s vision, he/she decides to earn money as a consultant for private investors. §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
With an impressive track record for successfully launching companies, <sim name> is always on the go and never off the grid, making split-second decisions by text on everything from development to creative to UI. Remarkably, people listen! §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
Whiz kid. Wonder. Visionary. <sim name> has been called them all, and he/she is confident he/she deserves it. Everything he/she touches turns to gold. Doors open when he/she so much as glances at them. And technologies only emerge with his/her permission. §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

Pre-made Tech GurusEdit

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