GAME ARTS & DESIGN
The global Game market is projected to exceed US $100 billion by 2020. It relies on a talented workforce of programmers, artists and designers. With the hands-on education Mt Sierra College offers, students may become skilled professional game developers, and not just gamers playing someone else’s games. They gain the ability to bring a game from concept to storyboard to a market-viable product with the melding of story, asset creation, sound, visual effects, animation, lighting and engaged gameplay experience. Our graduates of the Game Arts and Design program enter the field eager to develop the next generation of games and simulations for this rapid growing industry.
Students enrolling in the Game Arts and Design areas of specialization will take courses that build a solid foundation in real-time interactive arts and design like game development, level design, programming, 3D asset creation, and animation. Students will possess strong design abilities and will explore the world of interactivity so prevalent in the gaming, simulation, virtual reality and defense occupation arenas.
Graduates with a Bachelor of Arts in Game Arts and Design are prepared to enter the workforce in entry-level careers such as Game Asset Designer, 2D and 3D Generalist, 3D Environment Artist, 3D Prop Artist, Texture Specialist, 3D Character Modeler, Animator, Digital Character Sculptor, Rigger, Game Level Designer, World Builder or Quality Assurance/ Game Tester.
Some of the companies our graduates work at include: Blizzard Entertainment, Electronic Arts, Activision, Marvel Studios, Lightstorm Entertainment, ABC, Disney, MGM, NBC, CBS, Universal, Warner Brothers.
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