GeneralDMAC’s Computer Animation students become more than just designers—they become digital storytellers. In just three years, students earn a BFA while mastering the core fundamentals of visual storytelling, classical art, and advanced computer-generated techniques.
Successful Computer Animation careers begin with DMAC.Our Computer Animation students choose a thesis that will be part of their final design portfolio. These portfolios showcase students’ creative perspectives, while capturing their finest work in a package that’s easy to market to potential employers. Skills students learn include the following:
Design vision dominates. Those majoring in Computer Animation are immersed in real-world processes of digital production flow, which means students understand every facet of how real computer animations are created. Students participate in every step of the animation design process, including:
Enter as a student. Graduate as a design professional.Because DMAC’s student-to-teacher ratio is so low, students are mentored by experienced faculty who understand their unique talents and point of view. Students are empowered to reach their full potential and develop the technical skills to match their passions—which means graduates are well prepared to land the jobs they want.
Game Art ConcentrationYou don’t have to be a designer to enjoy a great video game, but you do have to be a talented designer to create your own. Computer Animation majors at DMAC with a Concentration in Game Art take their passion a step further by learning how to create the games that other people can only imagine.
Utilize the best of the industry to master key techniques.DMAC’s faculty aren’t just teachers—they’re industry professionals with plenty of real-world experience. And while they’re committed to teaching core artistic and technical concepts, they also get to know students and mentor them directly in small classes. This helps each student ace key game art concepts as they learn:
Create your game, your way.Sketch out game concepts and create appealing, realistic characters. Then learn how to use industry standard technology to bring those concepts and characters to life. DMAC has all the tools and toys you need—including Unreal® Technology, which was used to create “Gears of War” and other major games.
Even the sky isn’t the limit.When it comes to making your passion part of your daily career, options abound. With a variety of great careers to choose from in the digital arts, there are lots of ways to leverage a computer animation degree with DMAC to land the job you've always dreamed of.
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