3D Modeling for Gaming

3D Modeling for Gaming Diploma Program

Are you artistic, creative and good with technology? A career as a 3D artist could be a great fit for you. These digital artists bring virtual worlds to life by combining their artistic abilities with technologic skill. Graduates could work in gaming, TV, education, film and a variety of other digital fields.

Program length –12 months

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Key skills taught in this program include:

  • 3D modeling
  • Texturing and surfacing
  • 3D animation
  • Game design basics
  • 2D Art
  • Integrating art assets into game engines
  • Visual effect (VFX) creation
  • Designing for the audience

Program Resources:
The 3D Modeling labs at our Media Institute campuses feature PC workstations loaded with industry standard design software including:

  • Autodesk Maya®
  • Substance Painter®
  • Autodesk 3DS Max®
  • ZBrush®
  • Unity and Unreal Game Engines
  • Adobe Photoshop®

Graduates may go on to work in the video game industry or as modelers and animators for mobile games, app development, television and film.

Among the many exciting careers possible are:

  • 3D Artist
  • Character Artist
  • Environment Artist
  • Animator
  • Lighting Artist
  • Texture Artist/Texture Painter
  • Level Designer

Madison, WI