Game Designer

CSN: Yes

Start date: 06/09/21

Location: Boden

Whether it is level design, gameplay design, system design, scripting, narrative design, quality assurance or game production management that you are most interested in doing for games, this program will get you into the industry with credibility through hands-on development experience in game design.

 

Assessment:

Futuregames will measure your work sample in the 3 following areas:

  • Visualization ability – measures the artistic ability to express yourself through illustration and text
  • Technical ability – measures how well you utilize the machine as tool
  • Industry relevance – measures the relevance of the presented content to the game industry and game development
 

SPECIALIZATIONS

  • Game Design
  • Level Design
  • System Design
  • Gameplay Design
  • Narrative Design
  • Quality Assurance
  • Game Project Management 
 

KNOWLEDGE AFTER COMPLETING THE EDUCATION

  • Designing and analyzing game experiences
  • Designing and building levels
  • Designing and crafting game systems
  • Thorough understanding of Unity and the latest Unreal Engine.
  • Strong gameplay scripting skills (C# and visual scripting)
  • Adopting a playcentric approach and understanding of target audience
  • Strong team and communication skills
  • Designing games for multiple platforms (PC, mobile, VR, ect)
  • Designing in a data driven way
  • Understanding the entire development and distribution process of games
Courses
Weeks
Introduction to Game Design and Visual Programming
5
Game project 1
2
Quality Assurance (QA) in Game Production
2
Level Design and World Creation
5
Game Design
3
Prototyping in Unreal Engine (UE4)
2
Game Project 2
4
Market Analysis, CV and Portfolio
3
User Experience and Interaction Design
2
C# Scripting Language (Unity)
3
Prototyping in Unity
2
Game Project 3 and Project Methodology in Game Production
7
Game Project 4
4
Advanced Game Design
3
Narrative Design
3
Degree Project
10
Internship in Game Development
30

Guaranteed housing

It does't matter where you from. All the students at Boden Game Camp is guaranteed housing in a close distance to the school.

Internship

Thanks to our great studios we have the opportunity to offer internship just one floor up from the education.

Game Jams

We love games and will always do. There for we're hosting alot of Game Jams in our area. Everything from small to big ones with top studios from Sweden.

Board Game Nights

Our Board Game Cluster host once a week a Board Game Night. Meet new friends, play games and enjoy.

How is life in Boden?

Boden aims to create a town that is close to everything that is important and a little more – the children’s activities, your job, schools, cultural events, attractive homes, shopping and nature experiences. Regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation. Whether you come from Luleå, Stockholm or Somalia, we will create an inclusive climate where everyone feels belonging, security and an opportunity for development. 

A LOOK IN TO OUR LIFE