Students studying Gnomon’s Games curriculum are trained on the tools, processes and workflows of game production utilizing industry software such as Unreal 4, Maya, ZBrush, Substance Painter and Designer, Photoshop, Marmoset Toolbag, and more. Courses cover multiple subjects and provide opportunities to create real-time artwork across a variety of disciplines. With a balance of foundational education and software-based technical training, Gnomon’s Games curriculum offers students an extensive and in-depth skill set relevant to the demands of the industry.
Foundational education in entertainment design for games
Technical training with a focus on tools, processes, and workflow
In-depth training of industry software such as Unreal 4, Maya, Photoshop, ZBrush, Unity, Marmoset, Quixel, and Xnormal.
Flexibility to customize assignments to fit your desired emphasis
Opportunities to create and collaborate on playable game demos
Various options for elective courses
Financial aid eligible for those who qualify
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How to Apply
Applications for the 2019 Spring Term are due Friday, January 25th, 2019 Apply Now
2-Year Curriculum Note: This is a sample curriculum and is subject to change.
Gnomon strives to place graduates into their dream jobs right out of school. Our 2016 employment rates of 100%* for our 2-Year Certificate in Digital Production program means that Gnomon consistently supplies Hollywood’s studios with the talent they need.
In-Game Cinematics 3D Modeling Character Project Lead, Blizzard Entertainment
The Elder Scrolls Online
Enviroment Artist, ZeniMax Online Studios
Leticia Reinaldo Gillett
3D Character Artist, Blizzard
Texture Artist, Naughty Dog
Character Artist, Cloud Imperium Games
*Percentage reflects the average employment rate of Gnomon’s vocational programs in accordance with national accreditation standards of the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Visit our Consumer Disclosures for more information.
"While already familiar with visual effects for films, I wanted to learn the challenges of creating real-time effects for game engines. Gnomon’s game effects courses prepared me for anything the game industry throws at me."
Adad Morales — Alumnus
FX Artist at Electronics Arts
"Gnomon is the best school for 3D art and I am so glad I attended. The classes are challenging but absolutely worth the commitment. I went from having zero 3D experience to being hired immediately after graduation."