Technician in Production
and Conceptual Design of Video Games (Game Design)
(Game Design)

Learn game design and video game production from the industry's top mentors, and bring your ideas to life.

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This career prepares you to become a professional Game Designer, so that you can bring your own creative ideas to life by learning the best techniques and tools used in the industry. You will also understand how to fully produce a video game, being able to influence production decisions and deeply evaluate, discuss and break down a project from a creative and functional vision.
If you always dreamed of the idea of ​​being the one to decide, lead and define the rules, systems and elements of a video game, this career is for you.

Type

Onsite

Duration

2 years and a half

Home

March 2022

Requirements

Certificate
secondary

Certificate

Official title
endorsed by the Ministry of
Education

What do you learn?

GAME DESIGN

Boost your creative profile by learning about player behavior and psychology, balance and systemic vision of game design, mechanics and narrative tools, and above all the personal experience that allows you to create attractive and innovative ideas.

Learn techniques to professionally write documents that can express the vision of a project to the development team and connect all areas of development to assemble the team and achieve the success of any production.

As a game designer, your challenge is to achieve both an entertaining experience for the player, as well as knowing how to communicate your ideas to work teams from various disciplines.

our local PRODUCCIÓN

Learn how to apply agile work methodologies and master project management tools to be able to successfully organize and lead work teams efficiently.

You will understand all the development stages of a project from planning to commercialization, understanding the impact of each work area on the final result of a game.

In your role as a producer, the challenge is to deliver a closed project on time and with the budget assigned and with the requirements agreed in previous stages.

It´s about the know-how

Our graduates develop and produce content simulating a real professional practice environment. Upon graduation this allows you to display a solid personal portfolio to stand out and show your potential, a key competitive advantage to enter the industry or undertake your own projects.

Why choose Game Design?

You want to bring your own ideas to life

Learn the necessary tools to carry out your own projects.

You like to tell stories

Learn how to emotionally connect players to a game.

You want to work in the industry

The industry needs creative Game Designers with solid production skills.

You want to lead projects and make decisions

Learn how to organize and facilitate the work of your team to achieve incredible results.

You like to modify games and their rules

Understand the impact your ideas will have on game design.

Curriculum

1st Semester
  • Professional Practice: Video Game Planning
  • Playful Practices
  • Games history
  • Creativity and narrative
  • Mechanical design
  • Documentation workshop
2st Semester
  • Applied Psychology and User Profiles
  • Analysis of the games
  • Video game script
  • Introduction to art direction
  • 2D art and drawing tool
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Documentation
3st Semester
  • Professional practice: Video game production
  • Content design
  • Video game prototyping
  • Probability
  • Legal and commercial
  • Concept art and 3D art workshop for videogames
4st Semester
  • Professional practice: Video game production
  • Level design
  • Game systems design
  • Economy of videogames
  • Quality control
  • Techniques and tools for video game development
5st Semester
  • Professional Practice: Level Design Workshop
  • Interface design and user experience
  • Experimental design
  • Professional concerns and game designer ethics
  • Monetization techniques
  • Business Planning

Main tools and software to use in Videogame Production and Conceptual Design

G Suite - Icono de software
Polls Everywhere - Logo Empresas
Machinations - Logo Empresas
Trello, logo icono de software programa
GIT - Logo Empresas
Gitub, logo icono de software programa
Miro - Icono de software
Mural - Logo Empresas
Whimsical - Logo Empresas
Unity logo de software icono
Unreal Engine
Godot, logo empresas sitio amigos Image Campus
Game Maker Studio - Icono de software
Construct Logo
Twine - Icono de software
Hack N Plan - Logo empresas
Clickup - Logo empresas

Areas where our graduates work

Video Game and Board Game Design

Production

Design Levels

Interactive products script

Gamified systems design

Escape Room Design

Game Analyst

Game Quality
Analyst

Labor Field

Can I work in other disciplines?
Yes, in professional areas such as art direction, production, and any type of interactive product.

Are there national industries with employment opportunities?
There is a growing demand for professional specialists in game design, level design and PM. In Argentina, there are many important studies that work mainly for the foreign market. In this sense, our graduates are highly valued by the industry due to their differential in solving problems and focus on professional practice.

And internationally?
The degree allows you to work for all kinds of international video game studios and producers, among others. Many of our graduates work freelance from Argentina or emigrate abroad and settle in different countries of the world.

Can I work independently?
Yes, because our students graduate with solid knowledge of the labor market and its projection, production lines, costs and business planning. This comprehensive vision enables them to undertake their own projects.

What our graduates have to say

Tomás Radero, estudiante y egresado de Image Campus
Thomas Radero

In Image I acquired the necessary tools to train as a professional with extensive knowledge in Game Design. We see script, psychology, production, etc., explained and put into practice in a great way by teachers of a high level. With what I have learned so far, I feel capable of taking the first steps in the industry.

Azul Mousseigne, estudiante y egresada de Image Campus
Azul Mousseigne

I started studying Game Design in the course that Image offers. I was so satisfied with the quality of the content and teachers, that later I signed up for the technical course. With a complete study plan, they prepare you so that your graduate profile is professional and with rapid insertion to the market, in addition to the multiple activities and events linked to the industry.

Dylan Piserchia, estudiante y egresado de Image Campus
Dylan piserchia

The Game Design career gives me the possibility to choose in what specific role to play in video game production. The national and international approach, the tools that are used in the industry and the excellent teachers, help to create an experience very similar to that of a job.

Norberto Winkler, estudiante y egresado de Image Campus
Norbert Winkler

I trained as a developer and tried to tackle video game projects on my own, but not getting the results I expected, I decided to continue training to improve my skills. With the Game Design career I have everything I need to complement myself and grow as a professional.

Some companies where our graduates work

Ubisoft, empresas donde trabajan egresados de Image Campus
NXA Studios, empresas donde trabajan egresados de Image Campus
Globant, empresas donde trabajan egresados de Image Campus
Etermax, empresas donde trabajan egresados de Image Campus
nimble giant entertainment logo
Heaven Game Studios, empresas donde trabajan egresados de Image Campus
Lemonchili Games, empresas donde trabajan egresados de Image Campus
the other guys - logo
Dedalord, empresas donde trabajan egresados de Image Campus
Jamcity, empresas donde trabajan egresados de Image Campus
Join the Image community

Networking and teamwork will allow you to meet professionals and students from various disciplines that are part of the ecosystem of the video game industry. Image is the ideal space to generate opportunities and relationships that enhance your professional future.

Companies are looking for you

Image Campus is connected to a robust network of companies that seeks and values ​​the academic quality of our students and graduates.
Be part of this community and apply to your next challenge.

Image Campus students have a world-class educational platform Blackboard Ultra to see the recordings of online classes again, deliver TPs, check attendance, course schedules, qualifications, internal communication, forums and consultations, among many other benefits.

For a high quality live streaming experience, they will access the Zoom Premium platform, embedded in Blackboard.

Infraestructura y Recursos Tecnológicos de Image Campus

Infrastructure and Technological Resources

In a building environment specially designed for our activity, all our classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art computers. One PC per student with all the software required for each course.

FAQs

Is the title official?
Yes. Official resolution number RES. 2020/1228 - Ministry of Education - DGEGP

Who is it for?
Recent high school graduates who want to create video games on different platforms. To students of careers related to narrative and script.

Can I take first year if I matters of secondary (high school)?
Yes, you must present the corresponding proof. You can take the first semester if you owe up to 2 subjects, and take the partial ones as a conditional student until July.

What happens if I do not pass any of the subjects I owe from the middle level?
You will be free, but once your academic situation is regularized, you will be able to resume the course in the instance in which you were free.

What are the entry requirements?
Pay annual tuition and present the secondary degree, along with the rest of the documentation and you will have to take a compulsory leveling course.

What documentation do I have to submit?

  • Original and Photocopy of DNI
  • Photocopy of the Legalized Medium Level Certificate of Studies (secondary).
  • 2 Passport photos 4 x 4
  • Medical fit

Do I have to go to Image Campus for registration?
You can manage your registration in person or remotely. In this case, you must complete the online pre-registration form with your data, send the front and back of the DNI (scanned) and pay the registration via bank deposit or electronic transfer.

Can I register if I don't have a good writing or text comprehension base?
Yes, but once you are registered you will have to reinforce your knowledge through the leveling course.

I have not finished high school yet, can I start studying something related, that will help me for my career?
Yes, you can take the following Specialization Paths/Courses:

Is the Technique dictated in online mode?
No, only in face-to-face mode.

Do they approve approved subjects in other institutions?
Only subjects that have been approved in other institutions incorporated into official Argentine education are homologated.

What are the requirements for foreign students?

  • Original and Photocopy of Passport or Document (1st and 2nd sheet).
  • Original and Photocopy of the Certificate of Secondary Studies, legalized and apostilled in the country of issuance of the title and validated by the Ministry of Education of the Argentine Nation.
  • 2 4 x 4 passport photos.
  • Medical certificate.
  • Certificate of Lack of Criminal Records issued in the country of the last 5 years of residence.
  • Certificate of Lack of Criminal Records issued in Argentina.

Is my high school degree valid if it was issued abroad?
The full validity of the degree is accredited if you studied in any of these countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Spain, Italy, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela.
Extra graduates Mercosur countries should pay the following matters:
HISTORY 1st - 2nd - 3rd
CIVIC EDUCATION 1st - 2nd
CIVIC INSTRUCTION

Teachers

Eduardo Rodriguez Ortega
Eduardo Rodriguez Ortega

Coordinator

Sergio Baretto, profesor de Image Campus
Sergio Baretto

Reference Professor

Mentors and Advisors

Guillermo Averbuj - Docente Image Campus 2021
Guillermo Averbuj

Mentor

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