Get in the Game: Insights into a Career in the Game Industry
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Get in the Game: Insights into a Career in the Game Industry

explore the different career paths in the gaming industry and insights in a career in the rapidly growing game industry
4.5 (14 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
668 students enrolled
Created by VICONIC Gaming
Last updated 7/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • understand the roles in game development
  • The phases of game development
  • find out if a career in the gaming industry is for you
  • preparing for a job in the game industry
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Requirements
  • an interest in gaming development
Description

So, you want to work in the games industry? Don't know where to start? Well, you're in the right place.

We can't guarantee you a job in the gaming industry, but we can give you advice on the different options you have that can increase your chances of getting your foot in the door.

In this course we will explore careers in the gaming industry. This course introduces you to the concepts and skills required to make it in the gaming industry—whether you want to build and finance your own game or land a job at a studio or in mobile gaming.

In this course we'll explore the structure of a typical game studio, the distribution paths for different types of games, marketing trends, the various roles (both artistic and technical), and the skills you need for each job.


Who is the target audience?
  • gamers
  • developers
  • programmers
  • anyone interested in a career in the gaming industry
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Curriculum For This Course
13 Lectures
01:11:26
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Game Development Roles
5 Lectures 29:08
Roles in Game Development
05:38

The level designer and design skills
03:57

Game programming roles and skills
07:42

Game artist roles and skills
06:21

Game audio roles and skills
05:30
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Game Design and Development
5 Lectures 31:52
Game theory
07:35

Target Market
03:51

Platform, distribution model and choosing a game engine
07:47

Independent Game Development
08:16

Funding your own games
04:23
About the Instructor
VICONIC Gaming
4.4 Average rating
17 Reviews
873 Students
2 Courses
Game Developers

VICONIC Inc. is a full-service game design and development company. The company was founded in 2008 as an independent game development and design studio located in Canada. The company has helped in the development of numerous popular iOS game apps. We have also worked in the development of captivating PlayStations and XBox Games.