The Game & Art Design program at The Art Institute of Colorado encourages students to learn traditional skills through a variety of fundamental art courses. Students have the opportunity to learn to use 2-D and 3-D design tools to create characters, backgrounds, animations, and textures used in producing digital games and related interactive media. Students also have the opportunity to gain awareness about the terminology used in programming and scripting.
The Game & Art Design program is designed to prepare students for a career in interactive multimedia design through exposure to a variety of specialized conceptual skills, including designing concepts and interactions, or creating stories, as well as artistic skills, including drawing, sketching or creating 3-D models or animation. The apt interactive media designer also possesses managerial skills, such as budget determination and project management.