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Game Design Externship

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Format:
Virtual or Hybrid

Duration:
20 hours

Starting from:
$399 per person

From building out the initial concept to presenting your game project, our industry experts will be there to guide you every step of the way. Team up with your fellow classmates and start creating your game projects, allowing you to:


• Explore the different roles in game design and get a chance to see where you fit best
• Fast track your career in games/entertainment by building a foundation of design and project management skills.
• Build in-demand employability skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, confidence and collaboration.
• Earn digital badges to display on your resume and a certificate of completion at the end of the program.

    Game Design Group Project:

    This real-life simulation with local industry professionals will teach you what it’s really like to work in game design and prepare you for the reality of working in a studio environment. Work with a team of friends to start your first indie game company and create the next big hit!

    Game Design Program

    DatesTimeTypeStatus
    July 10th - 14th10:00 am - 3:00 pm PSTSummerEnroll Now
    July 10th - 14th

    Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm PST

    Type: Summer

    Enroll Now

    Daily Itinerary

    Day 1 CAREERS IN GAMES

    Start your journey in games by discovering all of the different roles that come together to create a game project and find out which role speaks to you the most.

    Team Game Project: CREATE YOUR CONCEPT

    Brainstorm game concepts with your team and discover the next big hit.

    Day 2 DESIGNING AND SCOPING YOUR GAME

    Explore game design principles and how to use them to discover what makes your game fun for your specific audience. Learn about the importance of properly scoping your project.

    Team Game Project: CREATE YOUR GAME DESIGN DOCUMENT

    Work with your team to create a thorough game design document and clearly communicate every aspect of your project.

    Day 3 ART DIRECTION

    Learn about creating the look and feel of games and how to channel your own creativity into your own art assets with Blender 3D Modeling.

    Team Game Project: DEFINE THE LOOK OF YOUR GAME

    Create tailored art that defines the look of your world and characters with your team.

    Day 4 INTRO TO GAME ENGINES/CODING

    Learn about the major game engines that are used to make games and the pros & cons of each system.

    Team Game Project: CREATE A PROTOTYPE

    Create your team's first prototype including game levels, mechanics, enemies, or anything else that makes your game interesting for your specific audience.

    Day 5 SELLING YOUR GAME

    Learn about the business of games, monetization models, and how to get funded.

    Team Game Project: Game Pitch Presentations

    Prepare your final game presentation with your team and show off all your hard work to potential investors!

    Online Course Requirements:

    • Any compatible computer

    • Webcam and microphone

    • Stable internet connection


    Your Tuition Includes:

    • Industry professional guest speakers and workshops

    • Five days of combined learning

    • Digital badges and certificate of completion

    • Service and support from our team before, during and after the program