The best coding language for making video games is Unity, and the one taught at the Digital Media Institute is C# (C-sharp). It is a widely used programming language that is easy to adapt.
At the Digital Media Institute, our program prepares students to enter the game development industry in as little as a year. With our job placement assistance, we can help kickstart your path to becoming a game developer by helping you locate a job.
The Digital Media Institute’s intensive model prepares students to be task-driven, motivated, and showcase their proven valuable skills that employers are looking for. DMI graduates stand out – and employers have noticed.
Overview of modern programming languages including C#
Foundation in key computing architectures that will be used in the program
Code revision systems and how they are used by developers
Developing in C#
Key math principles for game development including vectors, normal and matrices
Game Development History
Graphic design fundamentals including design, color and type
Creating and editing 2D images for games, such as bitmap and vector files
Fundamentals of sound creation, editing, and sound effects
Basic 2D animation
3D modeling, building organic and inorganic 3D models and integrating them into a game engine
3D animation for game assets
Motion capture for 3D game projects
Game Programmers design and write the computer code that runs and controls a game typically via an engine.
Level Editors define and create interactive architecture for a segment of a game, including the landscape, buildings and objects.
Technical Artists act as a bridge between the Artists and Programmers working on a game.
Game Designers devise what a game consists of and how it plays, defining all the core elements.
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are high growth areas that employ interactive developers, creating cutting edge training, industrial and game-based content.
QA Testers test, tune and debug a game and suggest refinements that ensure its quality and playability, assuring quality in a game and finding all its flaws before it goes public. QA can be a great way to get your career going in the field.