Trey Spears is a Game Programming Instructor at the AIE Lafayette campus. Josh Brannen had a cha..
Game Programming by AIE
The Advanced Diploma of Professional Game Development is the most
industry focused and relevant games course in the U.S., developed in
response to a shortfall in relevant industry skill sets and driven by
extensive consultation with Game Developers.
Areas of Game Programming include:
1. Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2. Console specific development
4. Software engineering techniques
Who is AIE?
Since its establishment in 1996, the Academy of Interactive Entertainment
(AIE) has earned much recognition as a leading educator and game programming school for the Game
Development and 3D Animation industries. AIE has grown significantly
over the years and has campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and now
in Seattle and Lafayette.
Working in game development and programming 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 programming colleges maintain their jobs are more about passion than pay.
Check out AIE's Game Programming Courses:
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.