What is Game Designer:
Career Advisor people will Suggest you choose a career after 12th that comes with good returns and secure your future but that would be a wrong move ahead if you are not interested in any of the general career path and wish to make a career in offbeat vocations and earn a name for yourself in it. Now, if you are the one who grew up playing Super Mario and GI Joe and 3d games on television and wanted to check out every new game that came on the market and want to create your own concept game with your imagine creativity then you should know what it is all about and how you can be a part of game designing.
To become a Game Designer, you must get a good knowledge of 2D/3D software as well as pre-production. Usually, in Games, the environment is created in 3DSMax and Character animations in Maya, Only the models are made with fewer polygons and more textures. So choose a program that teaches you this software. It would not matter whether the program is called game design program or not. Rest, to become a level designer you must have a passion for game design. Also, you must have the passion for playing all kinds of games including card games, dice games, sports etc. May I ask, have you ever designed a game? Finally, to do game programming you would require knowledge of programming in which usually a BCA/ MCA would help. If you like this answer you may select it as best answer or press like.
Career Paths as Game Designer:
The person who designs and devise rules, User interface and experience for games are known as game designers. They are responsible for the setting and development of stories and characters wireframing of games loaded in computers, the internet, and other respective applications. The duties assigned to the game designer may vary according to the project they are supposed to work.
There are many creative fields for a talented and passionate person:
|3D asset creator|
|Game programmer Research and Development|
|3d Modeler Artist|
|Texture and Lighting Artist|
|3d Animation Artist|
There are many type of Games:
|2d Video Games|
|3d Video Games|
|Motion Captured Games|
The eligibility requirement to become a Game Designer:
Do you have what it takes to become a Game Designer?
Entry requirements for Pilot Traingng programs vary according to training location and local regulatory requirements and For career in Pilot you should meet the following minimum entry criteria:
1. Aged over 15 years and above for animation training.
2. INTEREST in creativity ,design and animation.
3. Known of English language.
Career Requirement for become a Game Designer and Animator:
|Degree Level||Bachelor’s degree in Multimedia and Animation or Certification in Animation (2 to 3 Years)|
|Degree Fields||Graphics, 2d Animation, 3d Animation, Special Effects and Multimedia|
|Diploma and Certification||Animation and Multimedia|
|Key Skills||Photoshop, Flash, 3ds Max, Maya, Unity, After Effects, Zbrush|
|Salary||RS 120,000 to 12,00,000 (according to your experience)|
How to become a Game Designer and what are the ways for being a Game design Artist after 12th:
Step 1: Start Skecthing Classes in 10th class and Keep on practicing.
Step 2: Start bachelor’s degree in Animation Course from recognised Institute/College/University
Step 2: If you have not any resource to do degree in Animation/Game Designing then join certification course in Game Designing and Animation from recognised Institute and also do Bachelor’s degree from any recognised distance learning university.
Step 3: Start Internship in Animation to get experience.
Training Institute for become a Animator and Game Designer:
Institutes for Diploma in Animation and Game Designing Rankingwise
|1. Arena Animation, GTB Nagar|
|2. MAAC Academy|
|3. Framebox Animation|
|4. Picasso Animation College|
|5. TGC Animation|
|6. ZICA Animation College|
|7. Oxford Institute|
|8. IMS-Design and Innovation Academy|
|9. LISAA School of Design|
|10. Pickles Animation|
Colleges for Degree in Animation and Game Designing
In India and Abroad there are lots of best colleges where you can learn Bachelor of Fine Arts (Applied Art and Visual Communication).
|1. Delhi College of Art, New Delhi|
|2. Institute Delhi Collage of Art, New Delhi|
|3. Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi|
|4. Amity School of Fine Arts, Noida-UP|
|5. Deviprasad Goenka Management College Of Media Studies, Mumbai|
|6. Lalit Kala Sansthan of Visual and Performing Arts, Agra|
|7. Sir J. J .Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai|
|8. ABS-Affinity Business School, Bhubaneshwar|
|9. SVC-Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi|
|10. Banaras Hindu University|
|11. AKM-Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalaya, Mumbai|
|12. IFA-Institute of Fine Arts|
|13. College of Fine Arts, Chennai|
|14. Kanpur University|
|15. New York Film Academy|
Kind of Software and Production Training provided in Game Designing and Animation Institutes:
Sem 1: Graphic Designing Modules
Sem 2: 2d Classical Animation
Adobe Premier Pro(Video Editing)
Sem 3: 3d Animation and Special Effects Modules
Modeling and Texturing in 3ds Max
Ligthing in 3ds Max
Rigging and Animation in 3ds Max
Special Effects and Dynamics in 3ds Max
Sem 4: Advanced Animation and Visual Effects Modules
Modeling and Texturing in Maya
Ligthing in Maya
Rigging and Animation in Maya
Special Effects and Dynamics in Maya
How Much Does It Cost To do Animation and Game Designing Course:
Short Term Courses : 50,000 to 90,000(In Rupees)
Career Courses(nr About 2-3Years) : 2Lakh to 3Lakh
(Note : fees vary according to the Colleges and Institutes.)
Designing Process step by step:
Top Ten 3d games for Study of Game Designing:
|2. Battlefield Bad Company|
|3. Tomb Raider Underworld|
|4. Metro 2033 the Last Refuge|
|5. Batman Arkham Asylum|
|6. Mafia 2|
|7. Just Cause 2|
|8. Need for Speed|
|9. Lost Planet 2|
|10. Call of Duty: Black Ops|
Top Video Game Companies for Game Designing:
|The App Guru|
|Sony Computer Entertainment|
What are its prospects in the next five years:
The prospects are huge, now-a-days gaming is coming like anything .There are lot of scope over here like Gaming is now used at Bank’s, for marketing, for education, to improve the IQ etc .Mobile gaming, i-Phone Gaming and Social Gaming is the next gen future .One can start his or her career as a gaming artist, game developer, game taster, game de-coder, porting etc. Another type of gaming is coming with lot of scope, X-Box, Nintendo and Simulation Games.
Salary Packages after Game Designing Courses:
- For Freshers : 1 Lakh to 1.5 Lakh (per annum)
- For Experienced : 5 Lakh to 12 Lakh (per annum)
Best of Luck 12th Student and Go ahead with Big Dreams 🙂