Video Game Design
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
Instructor Description: This course provides students with certified, skilled facilitators to guide them through their learning experience. Facilitators who are well trained in a unique mastery methodology and provide one-on-one instruction to their students to ensure mastery of the course material. The course facilitator is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Facilitators also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement.
Daniel Foreman has been programming since he was seven, and has enjoyed working for large and small software companies throughout his career. Another constant in his career is his enjoyment of helping others to learn. Since 2005 Daniel has been focused on supporting and training new and application developers. His first tutorial DVDs focused on desktop applications and games. As smartphones grew in popularity he then changed focus to work with a new rapid mobile development kit (AGK) and in 2012 released a book on Programming for Android and Windows. Over his career he has produced hundreds of tutorial videos and has spent countless hours supporting and training people new to programming. His passion and enjoyment is evident in the time he invests in helping others to learn app programming.
Steve Waddell has been creating career oriented computer courseware since the mid 90’s. He is passionate for creating tools to inspire others to learn and is an award winning entrepreneur and developer of interactive online learning. Steve is the founder of the Future Application and Game Designer Challenge and has run the competition for 8 years.
Certification: Upon completion of this computer game design course you will receive a Certificate in The Basics of Programming and Video Game Design. Two complete game production projects, a portfolio documenting your creative process, and personal experience working within an industry setting will showcase the technical and soft skills employers are looking for. With our unparalleled comprehensive training program, master the skills to open doors in the growing video game industry. Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.