Video Game Designer Diploma Program

Trillium College’s Video Game Designer diploma program gives you the fundamental training and skills needed in the field of video game design.

Gain knowledge in level design, environment modelling, story boarding, Unity3D, Html5, JavaScript, Unreal Engine, character and asset modelling using 3DS Max / Maya for the creation of ultra-realistic environmental assets.

Areas of Focus

This academic program covers information in the following subject areas:

  • Game Analysis and Technical Design
  • Level Design
  • Concept Art and Animation
  • Character Modelling
  • Environment Modelling
  • C++ Programming for Game Development
  • Scripting in Video Games
  • Mobile Game Design
  • Game Design for Social Networks

In conjunction with your in-class activities, you will complete a demo reel of your projects showcasing your accomplishments in the program. Check out some of our student’s demo reels.


Employment Opportunities

As a graduate of Trillium College’s Video Game Designer program, you may find exciting work as an environment modeller, animator, level designer, mission scripter, game designer, technical artist, QA engineer, writer or story boarder.

 Upon successfully graduating from the program and earning their Video Game Designer diploma, students will qualify to apply for a number of positions, including:

  • Environment Modeler
  • Animator
  • Level Designer
  • Mission Scripter
  • Game Designer
  • Technical Artist
  • QA Engineer
  • Writer
  • Story Boarder


According to an average salary for a computer programmer is $34.62 per hour (NOC 2174).

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent, or mature student status (18 years of age)
  • Passing score on the entrance evaluation

Additional Information

Career Options

  • Animator
  • Artist and designer
  • Game artist
  • Game designer
  • Game narrative designer
  • Level designer
  • QA game tester
  • Storyboarder
  • Technical artist
  • User interface designer
  • Writer

Job Options

  • Film companies
  • Gaming companies
  • Software developers
  • Virtual reality developers

Program Availability

St. Catharines