Intro to Shaders for Video Games

Learn from scratch to program shaders and get the most out of the GPU

Credits: Nicolás Adrián Miranda Galeano


100% online


12 classes


September 14


from 10 a.m. to 13 p.m.



academic requirements

  • General programming knowledge.
  • Level test: We will provide you with a free level test prior to registration to evaluate your knowledge and advise you in the best way.

Technical requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10 64-bit or higher.
  • Processor: Intel Quad-core or AMD 2.5 GHz or higher 64-bit.
  • Memory: 8 GB of RAM.
  • Graphics: Video Card/DirectX Version – DirectX 11 or DirectX 12.
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More information

This course provides key tools so that you can develop autonomously and train in a very specific and qualified discipline within the video games development. Designed by professionals and leading companies in the industry, learn a solid foundation of graphic programming in video games and start taking your first steps as a graphics programmer.

What do you learn?

  • Understand the operation of the video card and maximize its performance.
  • Discover how the frames of a video game are rendered.
  • Understand what the graphic options mean in a video game.
  • Understand what a shader is and learn to program them
  • Understand what DirectX, OpenGL, Vulkan are and what they are for
  • Integrate and effectively use a graphical API

Software and Languages ​​to Use

C ++ for video games
Visual studio for game development
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Do you know how important the role of the Graphic Programmer is?

Who chooses to study Shaders for Videogames?

You are looking to take your first steps in graphic programming

Start your way to the role of graphics programmer and make your passion a profession.

You want to take control of the visual of your game

Boost your own projects by creating unique visual effects.

You want to learn about shaders but don't know where to start

Learn solid bases so that you can solve with autonomy and criteria.

You are a programmer and you want to delve into graphics

Learn about the specificity of graphic programming for video games and make a difference as a professional.

Some companies where our graduates work

Globant, companies where Image Campus graduates work
Etermax, companies where Image Campus graduates work
NXA Studios, companies where Image Campus graduates work
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Pixoul, companies where Image Campus graduates work
Jamcity, companies where Image Campus graduates work
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Live Learning Experience

Our method is based on 100% live online classes with personalized follow-up and individual feedback at each stage of the learning process, for an overcoming experience that optimizes your potential.

Your personal brand

Expand your professional horizon and learn the knowledge and skills most demanded by the industry in this course designed in conjunction with professionals and leading companies in the sector.

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 seek and value the academic quality of our students and graduates. Be part of the Image community and apply to your next challenge.

The Image Campus Extension and Professional Practice Center proposes simultaneous activities to the completion of this Path that complete your training.

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.

Infrastructure and Technological Resources of 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.

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