|Field of Study:||Animation, Interactive Tech., Video Graphics and Special Effects
Game and Interactive Media Design
|Description:||The Video Game Design and Development diploma at the Academy of Design was the first program of its kind in Canada, and continues to be a leader in offering a comprehensive education that is highly regarded in the industry. The program blends creative and technical training to prepare graduates for careers as video game designers, app developers, special effects creators, and more. Specific courses explore just about every area of video game design and development, including modeling, programming, audio, storyboarding, production, interfaces, animation, level design, scripting, and project management.
Students are exposed to the entire video game creation process from design and programming to marketing and business fundamentals. Training is intense and hands-on, taking place in small-class settings and supported by a collaborative student community and the latest computer equipment and software.