NEXT COHORT STARTS: APRIL 3RD, 2023

UNREAL ENGINE GAME DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM

A 30 week long online, beginner-friendly bootcamp designed to teach you the skills to secure a career in Game Development. 

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Program Overview

Description

This program is specifically designed to teach students the skills required to secure a career working in Game Development. 

Game development skills are in high demand across the globe with demand for these skills increasing 601% faster than the job market overall.

Not only are game development skills needed in the industries of video games, film, XR, and the metaverse, but also in industries like architecture and construction, civil engineering, mechanical and electrical engineering, graphic design, interior design, automotive, and manufacturing to name a few... 

Common Job Titles

Game Developer, Tech Artist, Unreal Engine Generalist, Game Designer, AR/VR Developer, AR/VR Designer, Game Programer, Product Manager

Program Delivery

  • Entirely virtual
  • Pre-recorded videos on demand
  • Live class sessions
  • One on one or small group live mentorship
  • Online student labs
  • Certificate upon completion
  • Limited to 30 students

Topics We Cover

  • 3D Modeling Workflows
  • Game Resolution Techniques
  • UV Layout
  • Texturing for PBR
  • Rendering in Unreal Engine
  • Unreal Engine Mastery
  • Advanced Materials
  • Advanced Blueprint
  • C++ in Unreal
  • Game Design Fundamentals

Time Commitment

  • 30 weeks total
  • Minimum: 20+ hours per week
  • Recommended: 30+ hours per week 
  • Meet twice per week then complete your work on your own schedule
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Curriculum

Term 1

Intro to Game Development

Skill Building Topics and Assignments
  • Create Real-Time, PBR Props
  • Create a fully realized scene in Unreal Engine
  • Create rich PBR Materials
  • Create editor tools in Blueprint
  • Create animations with Sequencer

Term 2

Game Development

Skill Building Topics and Assignments
  • Create Particle Systems in Niagara
  • Create Gameplay Events in Blueprint
  • Create an Action RPG

During this term you will use everything you’ve learned to develop your Game Development Capstone project while learning additional key elements for presenting it as a strong portfolio piece.

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Our Mentors

John Waynick

Our Unreal focused training programs are led by our Director of Game Arts, John Waynick. As an Unreal Authorized Instructor, John has a passion for sharing his knowledge and experience with Unreal to prepare students with the real world skills they would be using on the actual job.

Matthew Board

Matthew is the Chief Administrative Officer at Vertex School as well as an Unreal Authorized Instructor Partner for Epic Games. 

He has done consulting for Great Eastern Technology to formulate more efficient 3D-printing workflows in Maya, 3D Studio Max and ZBrush, that allowed for less material use. 

Filipe Magalhães

Filipe is a Realtime Supervisor at NVIZ where he works on high profile movies and TV shows for companies such as Netflix and Disney,

Initially starting out as a character artist and sculptor for the games and collectibles industry he shifted gears into automation, pipeline and virtual production.

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Vertex School is an Unreal Authorized Training Center

This ensures that our students receive the highest quality of Unreal Engine learning and allows us to best prepare students for the current job market. It also means that Epic is supporting us in our training process!

Payment Options

FULL PAYMENT

$14,995 $7,742

Save 10% when you pay in full

 

6 MONTH PAYMENT PLAN

$2,749/mo $1,419/mo 

A more affordable option

 

9 MONTH PAYMENT PLAN 

$1,832 /mo $948/mo 

A more affordable option

 

Where Our Graduates Work

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Next Cohort Starts April 3rd, 2023

LAST DAY TO ENROLL: APRIL 3RD, 2023

Application Process

Step 1

Submit Your Application

Complete a 10-15 minute application covering your background, goals, and experiences. Then create your account.

Step 2

Schedule Your Interview

Meet with an Admissions Representative to discuss your application, walk through the program structure, and find out which program is the best fit.

Step 3

Enroll

Complete online enrollment with your Admissions Representative and pay tuition.

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