Certificate in Game Design

Formerly titled Game Design & Creation

Approved by the UW Bothell Program in Science & Technology and developed in partnership with the UW Bothell Digital Future Lab 

Certificates » Game Design
Program Features
  • Development of game concepts and design documents
  • Game world design and creation
  • Hands-on experience with tasks assigned to game designers at major game studios
  • Completion of one or more design projects and game design documents for your portfolio
Who Should Apply
  • Programmers
  • Graphic designers and artists
  • Game developers
  • Marketers
  • Educators
  • Entrepreneurs
Expand your understanding of the principles and methodologies of modern game design and interactive online experiences by comparing designs across a variety of genres. Analyze the dynamic elements of game systems, and learn how games are implemented and monetized at major studios. Use agile project management techniques to build prototypes of both digital and non-digital games.
Key Outcome
You will acquire the skills needed to design and implement an original game and will learn how the game industry works.
Start Location Program ID Status
Autumn 2015  Details Details Downtown Seattle 5006 In Development
Autumn 2014  Details Details Downtown Seattle 4776 Closed
Course Dates Days Instructor
Fundamentals of Game Design Oct 7 - Dec 16, 2014 Tu Hammock
Game Mechanics & Systems Design Jan 13 - Mar 17, 2015 Tu Schneider
Game Studio Roles & Development Apr 7 - Jun 9, 2015 Tu Smith
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