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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 methods 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 2016  Details Details Downtown Seattle 5459 In Development
Autumn 2015  Details Details Downtown Seattle 5006 Closed
Course Dates Days Instructor
Fundamentals of Game Design Oct 13 - Dec 15, 2015 Tu Tweet
Game Mechanics & Systems Design Jan 12 - Mar 15, 2016 Tu Schneider
Game Studio Roles & Development Apr 5 - Jun 7, 2016 Tu Smith
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