Now you can learn more about video game design at home in your spare time!
The video game industry had grown significantly over the last few decades meaning that the number of video game careers has also grown. Stratford's home study Video Game Design course is an excellent first step in gaining valuable knowledge that could help you take the first step toward a rewarding new career.
According to the PayScale.com the median annual salary for an entry-level video game designer is $53,265.* A video game design salary can vary depending on the place of employment, educational attainment, and the specific duties performed.
Start Your Video Game Career Choosing a Career
Formal Education versus Learning on Your Own
Applying for Jobs and Internships
Writing Your Resume and Building Your Portfolio
Interviewing for Jobs
Alternative Work Situations
Succeeding at Your Job
Evolution of Video Games History of Video Games
ET: The Extra-Terrestrial
Super Mario Brothers
The Legend of Zelda
John Madden Football
Sonic the Hedgehog
Street Fighter II
Super Mario Kart
Final Fantasy VII
Dance Dance Revolution
Grand Theft Auto III
World of Warcraft
Little Big Planet
League of Legends
The Walking Dead
The Future of Gaming
Video Game Design Principles and Practices World Building
Field of Play and Objectives of Play
Video Game Analysis
First Order Optimal Strategies
Pacing, Arc, Scene and Action
Preparation, Prototyping and Testing
Plotting the Player Path
Sizing, Wayfinding, Silhouette Design and Choke Points
Rewarding the Player
Interface Design and Audio Design
Understanding Monetization and Funding
Using Publishers or Going Independent
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject.
We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.