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Video Game Designer Program Summary

Trillium College’s Video Game Designer diploma program gives you the fundamental training and skills needed in the field of video game design. You will gain knowledge in level design, mission scripting, environment modelling, story boarding, iOS mobile game development, Unity3D, Flash for social gaming, Unreal Engine and advanced character modelling and animation using 3DS Max / Maya and Mudbox for the creation of ultra-realistic game characters.

Have you always dreamed of becoming a video game designer?

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 recent 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.

Salary: According to jobbank.gc.ca an average salary for a graphic arts technician is $34.13 per hour (NOC 2174).

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent, or mature student status (18 years of age)


  • Video Game Designer Program Details

    Eight of the nine campuses that make up Trillium College offer the fun and challenging program of Video Game Designer. Students will gain knowledge and fundamental skills in the following topics: Level Design, Mission Scripting, Environment Modeling, Story Boarding, Game Planning and Execution, iPhone Game Development, Unity3D, Flash for social gaming, Unreal Engine and advanced character modeling and animation using 3DS Max / Maya as well as Mudbox for the design of ultra-realistic game characters.

    Employment Opportunities

    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

    Video Game Design Schools in Ontario

    The Video Game Designer program at Trillium College is offered at the following video game design school locations:



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    The Video Game Designer program gives students the fundamental skills needed to be successful in the challenging area of Video Game Design. Students will gain knowledge in the following topics: Level Design, Mission Scripting, Environment Modeling, Story Boarding, Game Planning and Execution, iPhone Game Development, Unity3D, Flash for social gaming, Unreal Engine and advanced character modeling and animation using 3DS Max / Maya and Mudbox for ultra realistic game characters.
    Upon successfully graduating from the program, students will qualify for the following opportunities: Environment Modeler, Animator, Level Designer, Mission Scripter, Game Designer, Technical Artist, QA Engineer, Writer, Story Boarder.
    Grade 12 diploma or equivalent or mature student status (18 years of age) Passing score on the entrance evaluation. Successful interview with a registrar Proof of recent medical examination and immunization. Grade 11 Pre-College Biology with a minimum of 75% average or completion of a Pre-Science/Heath Course with a 75% average.

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