Animation and Game Development – Interactive Media DevelopmentLoyalist College
About this Program
Level: Advanced Diploma in Animation and Game Development – Interactive Media Development
Discpline: Art and Design
Length: 6 semestersCheck My Eligibility
Belleville Campus Campus
Animators make movies, bring video games to life and help build apps. In this program, students can specialize in character animation, 2D/3D animation, gaming, visual effects, computer graphics, web design or mobile applications. You could work in 2D and 3D computer animation, game design, game content creation, visual effects or web design and development. Positions include computer animators, CGI artists in the entertainment or game industry, media content providers, and web designers and developers. There is increasing demand for 3D artists in the architectural and industrial fields. Entry-level salaries in these industries vary from $35,000 to $39,999.* Senior animators and supervisors can earn $100,000 and higher. Entrepreneurship and communications training also prepare students for freelance work.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.