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Game Design – Pathway for Digital Media Production

“Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.” - Mike Singletary

 


Interactive boards and electronic games designed by students

 

Overview

This Game Design pathway equips students with the skills and knowledge to create immersive and engaging digital experiences and prepare them for a career in game design and development. The course introduces students to the fundamentals of games, keeping design, technology and culture in the purview. Through student driven interdisciplinary workshops and industry-focused projects, one learns the tools, language and vocabulary of the industry. Students can work towards becoming game designers, game programmers, web game developers, mobile game developers, PC game developers, assistant producers, producers, product managers, QA testers, web developers, web backend developers. They will also have a broad perspective of the elements of the media and entertainment industry, facilitated by the unique interdisciplinary environment at Srishti.

 


Interactive boards and electronic games designed by students

 

What you will learn

In year 1 you will acquire an understanding of the fundamentals of game design. You will be introduced to the basic concepts that go into making games, understanding what game design is and the elements that make a game. Industry exposure will introduce you to work ethics, work culture and the way specific industry sector works with respect to production pipeline, technologies used, team and collaborative work practices.

In year 2 you will acquire skills in tools and technologies that drive cross platform design and development of games. You will also be introduced to the business side of games and explore their cultural, social and economic significance. Industry apprenticeship will allow you to put to practice some of your learning in an actual industry environment.

In year 3 you will work in an industry set-up and gain practical skills in a specific role. Through the graduating capstone, you will learn to formulate and execute an animation project, following the processes of pre-production, production and post-production. It will help you develop project management skills and work in an area of interest within animation to gain specialized skills.

 


Interactive boards and electronic games designed by students

 

Course Manager

Yadu Rajiv

 

Enquiry

For more information, write to yadu.rajiv@srishti.ac.in