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Facts about game dev
- Game development encompasses designing, coding, and testing video or mobile games. The process involves creating visual content as well as writing the code necessary to bring its features to life.
- Game developers make a median salary of over $115,155 a year. View more STEM stats.
- Game development fosters life skills like teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving, leading to increased confidence.
- Just like reading, writing, math, and coding, every child can learn to develop games. With the right instructors and teaching tools, getting started is easy.
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Frequently asked questions
Why should my child learn game development?
In our tech-driven world, the demand for talented game designers and developers is growing rapidly. Taking game dev courses now can help your child flex their creative muscles, boost their problem-solving abilities, improve their teamwork and communication skills, and build confidence.
What are game dev courses like?
Game dev courses bring collaborative fun to courses in Minecraft, Roblox, esports, Unity, Unreal Engine, and more, giving students a chance to learn the cycle of game production alongside like-minded peers.
What career possibilities are open to game developers?
Learning game development instills vital life skills that can be applied in any field. A strong background in game dev is particularly useful for careers in level or character design, digital art, game programming, software engineering, and QA.
Which game dev course is right for my child?
It depends on their skill level, interests, and goals! Your child can take their love of Minecraft or Roblox to the next level, or go more advanced with platforms like Unity and Unreal Engine. Our Program Specialists are here to provide personalized course recommendations.
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