Games Development Skills Bootcamp
Welcome to our Skills Bootcamp: Your Path to a Fully Funded Games Development Career!
Our bootcamp offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers the key aspects of games development, including game design, programming languages, game engines, 3D modeling, and more. We believe in providing a well-rounded education that prepares you for the exciting challenges of creating immersive gaming experiences.
Learn from industry professionals who are passionate about games development and have hands-on experience in the field. Our instructors will guide you through the intricacies of game design principles, programming techniques, and game art, ensuring you gain a deep understanding of the craft.
We believe in learning by doing. Throughout the bootcamp, you'll work on hands-on projects that allow you to apply your skills and creativity to develop your own games. From concept creation to prototyping and iteration, these projects will help you build a robust portfolio that showcases your abilities to potential employers.
January, May and September
Monday to Friday, 9.30am - 4:30pm
Weeks 1 - 4
Phase 1 consists of soft skills essential to the industry; Presentations, Team Work and Problem Solving. The top skills companies require alongside development skills. You’ll also start getting to grips with C++, the coding language used in industry. Knowing how to present your projects, how to demonstrate your work, working effectively in a team and being able to problem rank highly on the list of skills Games companies look for during the hiring process.
Weeks 5 - 9
Phase 2 consists of Unreal Engine, the most used platform in industry. You’ll learn Meshes & Materials, Landscaping, Blueprints, Player Controls and Physics in C++. You’ll work in teams throughout the bootcamp, honing your teamworking, agile development, code reviews and presentation skills. Building a portfolio is essential to finding your first job and this all starts in phase 2.
Weeks 10 - 16
Phase 3 consists of more Unreal Engine and C++ with UI/UX Design, Maintenance and Bug Fixes, all whilst building your portfolio and working in teams. Phase 3 is the beginning of you preparing to find your first job, with CV and Portfolio workshops, interview preparation and coding challenges.
Why Choose Our Fully Funded Games Development Skills Bootcamp?
Online Learning Done Right
Our live, instructor led online course has been designed with students in mind. Course instructors and your peers are just a Slack message away whenever you need extra help, so your learning doesn't stop.
An experienced industry expert will lead the curriculum and live online lessons via our learning environment.
Our Coordinators ensure your experience is a positive one. Got questions? Need finance advice? They'll guide you.
You’ll have access to expert career coaches, whom you'll work with until you start your first job.
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Meet the Team
Director of Education
Neil has extensive experience in industry and as a computer science teacher. he is responsble for developing our strategy, leading curriculum design, hiring awesome instructors and leading the instructor team. He also delivers training on several of our courses.
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Head of Developer Works
Colin has extensive experience in industry and as a computer science teacher. He is responsible for mentoring other instructors, design of content for and delivery of some of our courses.
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Vincent was the first of our graduates to be hired by the Developer Academy and brought into the role of teaching. Working with our team since has offered an opportunity to hone a huge range of skills from Web Development, Team Management, Data Science, to whatever the next project we plan on tackling; always up for the next challenge.
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