Training as Game Designer Art


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Program Description

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.

entry requirements/>

  • 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.

Concept Art

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.

project management

Planning, implementation and controlling of projects, etc.

media law

Copyright, name, trademark, etc.

media technology

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

career opportunities/>

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.

Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

Durchstarten zum Erfolg: Das bib International College bietet praxisorientierte Ausbildungs- und Studienmöglichkeiten in den Zukunftsbranchen Informatik, Wirtschaft, Mediendesign und Game. Mit unseren ... Read More

Durchstarten zum Erfolg: Das bib International College bietet praxisorientierte Ausbildungs- und Studienmöglichkeiten in den Zukunftsbranchen Informatik, Wirtschaft, Mediendesign und Game. Mit unseren staatlich anerkannten Ausbildungen begleiten wir dich auf deinem Weg: von dem mittleren Bildungsabschluss, der Fachhochschulreife oder dem Abitur bis zum internationalen Bachelor-Abschluss. Read less
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