Contact the Program Director, Joseph Manley
Phone: (802) 865-5477
ALUMNI AUDITORIUM // BURLINGTON, VT
Senior Show & Reception
Friday, April 26, 2019
Recruiter & Faculty Reception | 3:30-5:00 PM
The Show | 5:30-8:00 PM
Try the Games & Meet the Students | 8:00-11:00 PM
Saturday, April 27, 2019
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
To make reservations, contact Daphne Walker: email@example.com.
Tap into the Game Studio at Champlain College to find qualified game artists and animators; level, system, and narrative designers; game programmers, project managers, and producers.
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For those who cannot attend the Game Studio Senior Show in Burlington, Vermont, USA, a livestream broadcast will be made available on April 26th. Skype or Google Hangout interviews with your selected candidates can be arranged starting in late April. Portfolio links for each senior will be available one week prior to the Show.
For more information on these options, email Daphne Walker: firstname.lastname@example.org.
"I was absolutely blown away with the creativity and quality of the game projects at the Senior Show. The amount of talent and craftsmanship on display is beyond impressive, which is why our studio has had great success in finding the next generation of game developers at Champlain College."
-John Dobbie, Principal Artist, Vicarious Visions, Menands, NY
"I was thoroughly impressed with the level of professionalism of the graduating seniors. Their games had polish, their demo reels were stunning, and it was clear that the students were bringing tangible, technical skills to their future employers. The curated exhibit afterwards showed that the students understood all aspects of creating the game, from developing a bug-free experience to selling the experience to prospective players. I'm confident the next generation of the game industry is in good hands."
-Seven Siegel, Executive Director, Global Game Jam Inc., Cambridge, MA
Want to know more about this amazing program? View current and past student work at gamestudio.champlain.edu
The Game Studio at Champlain College is a cohort experience that emphasizes teamwork across all the game development disciplines, facilitated by professors who are established experts within the game industry. Game Art, Game Design, Game Programming, and Game Production Management majors—along with Business majors specializing in Game Production—work side by side all four years to create original projects.
This collaborative atmosphere ensures the learning of essential professional social skills and the mastery of the latest game development expertise. Champlain graduates are ready to jump into any environment and be productive from day one.
Many of our students opt to spend a semester studying at Champlain's campus in Montreal, where they are taught by industry professionals from companies such as Ubisoft, Behaviour Interactive, Bethesda, Eidos Montreal, Unity, Autodesk, and more. A number of students also do a part-time internship during their Montreal semester, which enables them to gain hands-on skills in their chosen area.
Game artists begin with a foundation in traditional media. This includes drawing, painting, visual design, and motion design. From these building blocks, students choose many areas in which to specialize: 2-D graphics, animation, concept art, interface design, 3-D modeling, texturing, environments, technical art, and character development.
Game Design requires a broad range of knowledge, from psychology to game engine scripting. Champlain's curriculum is both broad and deep, to graduate well-rounded designers who are creative problem-solvers and technically capable, and who also possess strong communication and leadership skills. Students choose to explore game system design, level design, and content design.
Game Programming is built on a foundation of math, programming skills, and software engineering practices. With this base, students can then explore the subsystems that add graphics, physics, and artificial intelligence into modern game engines. As a result, graduates understand how to engineer games, from low-level network protocols and graphics shaders to implementing the latest game engines for high-level solutions to artificial intelligence or game mechanics.
Game Production Management provides students with in-depth experience in project management, including Agile and SCRUM methods, through collaborative integration with the Game Studio and internships in the field. In addition, our students learn relevant business and communication skills through courses that include marketing, corporate social responsibility, organizational behavior, and financial management. This program develops graduates with strong business, project, and team management skills, as well as experience in current game development tools, processes, and methods.
Find out more at gamestudio.champlain.edu.