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VIDEO GAME DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES

PROGRAM DETAILS

TYPE:Diploma
TIME:Morning or Afternoon
DURATION:74 - 90 Weeks
INTERNSHIP:Available
CAMPUSES:SpecificINQUIRE
NOC CODE:2174
PROGRAM OUTLINE

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

At triOS College, the Video Game Design Technologies program offers curriculum designed to support a team approach to interactive media and game development. This team environment is a ‘must have’ in the gaming industry. Game creation requires a combination of skills, including graphic design, animation, level design, scripting, and sound design. Our program content provides courses that support all of these skills. Students will have the opportunity to learn, think and respond within a team, by alternating in each varying role. Portfolio development is also an important part of our program. A well-developed portfolio is a must for employment interviews. Students will complete several interactive media and game projects, while enrolled in the program that will contribute to their portfolios.

Students receive:

  • A custom Alienware laptop and design tablet
  • Gaming portfolio projects
  • Lifelong portfolio website
  • Real-world work experience with a 16 week Internship!
  • Microsoft Office, Microsoft Imagine Premium and Windows are included in the program fees

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Career opportunities for graduates include entry level employment as a Video Game Level Designer, Video Game Animator, Video Game Graphic Artist, Interactive Media Designer, Graphical User Interface Designer, and Quality Assurance/Game Tester.

EMPLOYERS WHO HAVE RECENTLY HIRED triOS GRADS

  • Snakehead Games
  • XMG Studio Inc.
  • Digital Extremes
  • Sony Canada
  • Phantom Compass Games
  • Big Blue Bubble
  • The Ant Firm
  • Game Loft Toronto
  • March Entertainment
  • And more!

SALARY INFORMATION

Average Wage ($/hr)  - $35.00
High Wage ($/hr)        - $52.20

Source: workingincanada.gc.ca

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma or Mature Student Status (18 years of age and academic achievement assessment passed).

MODULAR LEARNING EXPERIENCE UNLIKE ANY OTHER

WE HAVE BROKEN THE MOULD ON TRADITIONAL TRAINING. THIS MEANS NO MORE SEMESTERED SYSTEMS THAT LEAVE YOU WITH WEEKS AND MONTHS BETWEEN COURSES. AT triOS, OUR PROGRAMS ARE BUILT ON A MODULAR SYSTEM. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN FOR YOU?

IT MEANS STUDYING ONE COURSE AT A TIME SO YOU CAN FOCUS.