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LC502
Game Art and Design (Clonmel)

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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4 Years
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Students will learn how to create and develop high quality game content, design game levels and work with industry leading content creations tools, scripting languages and games engines. In addition to developing your artistic ability, you will acquire the knowledge and skills to produce game content for various gaming applications and platforms. The programme provides advanced modules in both the creative and technical processes involved in producing game content and will also provide you with a foundation in the business and management of game projects. ​​ A portfolio os required. ​​

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LC502 - Game Art and Design (Clonmel)
Limerick IT

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LC502 - Game Art and Design (Clonmel)
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Positions for graduates may include:

Animation:

  1. 2D, 3D animation generalist
  2. Creature Animator
  3. Character Animator
  4. 2D/3D Rigging
  5. Creature FX animation
  6. Lead Technical Animator

2D Designer/Concept Artist:

  1. Character Concept Artist
  2. Environment Concept Artist
  3. Texture Artist
  4. Storyboard & Layout
  5. Matte Painting

3D Modelling:

  1. Character Modeller for Games
  2. Creature Modeller for Games
  3. Modelling Technical/Lead Artist
  4. Senior Asset Artist

Technical Artist:

  1. Lighting Artist
  2. Lead Lighting and Look Development
  3. Environment Artist
  4. FX Artist

Game Design:

  1. Lead Game Designer,
  2. Level Designer,
  3. User Interface Designer,



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