Game development is teamwork and experts are in demand from different areas. Game designers develop the game concept and set the rules of the game. As a game artist, you work closely with the designers and ensure the optical implementation, ie you design the game elements, eg. For example, characters, landscapes, buildings, and converts them into 3D models. Good game artists are characterized by ingenuity and a creative streak.
Fachhochschulreife (school part) or Abitur
Passing the bib aptitude test (logic test), duration approx. 1 hour
Training as a game designer Art
Game Designer Art
State-certified design assistant, focus on media and communication
Education: 2 years
Education Studies: 3 to 4 years
The training with us can be supported by BAföG, KfW education loan or by financing models.
Application letter, CV, passport photo
Certificate of Fachhochschulreife or the last available certificate
Design and creation
Design principles for computer games, form and color theory, etc.
Gameplay and game design
Analysis of games, development of own game ideas, conception and design of game elements, interactive storytelling, game mechanics, etc.
3D and animation
Character design, modeling, texturing, rigging, etc.
Visualization of ideas, illustration, drawing techniques, etc.
Film design and production
Conception and realization of gamestrailers, light / sound camera technology, film and sound editing, visual effects, etc.
Basics Game Development
Basics of game development; Game engine (Unitiy), interfaces Gameart / Game Development, etc.
Picture design, camera technology, photomontage, textures for 3d, etc.
Game Publishing / Marketing
Special features of the games industry, cross-media, business models, marketing concepts, etc.
Planning, implementation and controlling of projects, etc.
Copyright, name, trademark, etc.
Image editing with Photoshop, 3D modeling and 3D animation with 3ds Max, etc.
data center practice
At the end of the lesson, the computer systems are at your free disposal for exercises during the week.
At the bib International College the practice counts: both in the classroom as well as during the several months of practice. In the last third of your education you can show what you have learned in a company. Together, you work on a real project and solve a specific task in everyday professional life. Already many of our graduates got a job offer during the project phase.
Education plus study - the shortest way to a bachelor's degree
With the combination of practice-oriented education and an internationally oriented study, you combine theory and practice optimally and you can quickly achieve an academic degree. By the end of the first semester at the bib, you can decide whether you also want to earn a degree.
With our "Fit For University" program, we'll get you ready for study abroad. We train you in the basics of scientific work and prepare you for the IELTS test with intensive English language training.
Possible study locations/>
Howest University College / Digital Arts and Entertainment (Belgium)
Glasgow Caledonian University (Scotland)
Griffith College in Dublin (Ireland)
Southampton Solent University (England)
Following the 2-year bib training, the study takes
in England and Ireland: 1 year
in Belgium and Scotland: 2 years
Possible degrees at partner universities/>
BA Computer Games (Design)
BA Computer Games (Gameart)
BA Media Production
Game designers are used in the professional world in the conception of computer games and the design of the associated media. But advertising agencies and media service providers are also considered as future employers, who particularly appreciate your skills in web animation and 3D virtualization.