Certified Video Game Designer
Short Description: Our online game design course is ideal for anyone who has ever considered a career as a video game designer. Our “learn anytime, from anywhere” approach to learning affords students greater flexibility by allowing them to advance at their own pace, from the comfort of their own homes. Our award winning Video Game Design and Basics of Programming online game design course is also great for amateur gamers looking to increase their knowledge of computer game design and programming.
The course combines computer graphics concepts, computer aided instruction and marketing in a highly user-friendly program that requires no prior knowledge of video gaming or graphics programming. These skills are covered in our engaging, project-centered virtual internships which provide students with hands-on experience in real-world situations. Over the course of your training, you will have the freedom to concentrate on any phase of the computer game design process, from the initial planning phase, through the design of computer-generated characters and environments, and various areas of computer programming.
The course includes numerous digital videos and interactive multi-media presentations that focus on the technical and interpersonal, project and time management skills you’ll need to work for a real computer game design company. You’ll also develop and manage complex video game environments a variety of related visualization applications.
Online Game Design Course Curriculum:
• Game design, creation and integration
• Programming skills
• Game play scripting
• Character development
• Art and animation
• Audio Production
• Project management techniques
This media-rich program provides learners with an engaging project-based learning experience creating rich web experiences. This program provides hands-on experiences creating, coding, and producing interactive content, including Web Games, 360/VR Sites, Voice Controlled Apps, Business Websites, Interactive Marketing, and using the prime web technologies of today.
Along the way, students will learn critical thinking skills, apply STEM, develop confidence, and build a college and career-ready portfolio that will help them take their next steps to their future. Learners do not need any previous coding, game design or web development experience to complete this program. Get started today on the journey to your new, rewarding, and in-demand career!
Instructor Description: Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!
Certification: At the end of this course, the learner will have the opportunity to earn an International Industry Recognized Certification (IIRC) offered by the Web Professionals Association. The International Industry Recognized Certification exam delivered by the WebProfessionals.org association can only be taken by a learner who has successfully completed the course and achieved a minimum course score of 80% on all required projects. The student must present a complete portfolio to their instructor with their project works and an Ethics in the Workplace Certificate. This course Certificate may be stacked with other specific Web Professional Association credentials so the learner may earn advanced Associate Level International Industry Recognized Certifications.
Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.