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Game Art and Design by AIE
The Advanced Diploma of Professional Game Development comprises two
years of full time training for students who want to work as an
animator in the video games industry. The course has been designed in
consultation with Australian game developers and delivers the most
up-to-date training in game creation, game design and game art.
Areas of Game Art and Game Design include:
1. Concept Art
3. Rigging & Animation
4. Lighting & Vertex Shading
5. Game Development Industry
6. Modelling for Game Development
Who is AIE?
Since its establishment in 1996, the Academy of Interactive Entertainment
(AIE) has earned much recognition as a leading educator and video game school for the Game Art & Design and 3D Animation industries. AIE has grown significantly
over the years and has campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and now
in Seattle and Lafayette.
Making a video game requires many different skilled workers including developers, designers and artists. As a leading video game school, AIE provides courses to meet the demands of today's top video game design programs.
Choosing a Game Design School (Video):
Working in video game development and design has great advantages and one of the biggest advantages is earnings. According to Game Developer magazine,
which surveys the industry each year, average salaries for video game
development workers in 2010 ranged from about $49,000 for quality
assurance testers to $107,000 for business professionals, such as
executives. Audio workers, artists, and designers earned an average of
at least $68,000, while programmers and producers averaged more than
$85,000. read more However, many graduates of game art and game design colleges maintain their jobs are more about passion than pay.
Check out AIE's Game Art and Game Design Program:
AIE is enrolling now for our Lafayette and Seattle
Campuses. If you have basic artistic or programming talent and would
like to jump start your career in game design, 3D computer animation or
VFX, we'd love to hear from you.