There is no denying it anymore: online gaming is here to stay. In just a few decades, online gaming has exploded to become a multi-billion-dollar industry and one of the most profitable industries on the planet. If you have an interest in online gaming, there are a variety of different careers that will allow you to make your hobby a part of your job!
In this summer program presented by QU’s Game Design & Development Program, high school students will have the opportunity to learn about game design and eSports management. The program will be split into two parts: the mornings are dedicated to exploring the game design process through hands-on activities and projects, and the afternoons are spent learning about the eSports industry, its potential successes and challenges, and the management of teams and competitions. There is also a special focus put on discussing how to make online games and the online gaming industry inclusive to all.
At the end of this program, you will walk away with:
An understanding of the online gaming industry and its potential career paths to inspire your personal, academic and professional aspirations within game design and eSports
Hands-on experience with the game design process from brainstorming to design to development to testing
Knowledge of how to manage eSports teams and competitions successfully and inclusively