Animation Career Review has released its 2016 Game Design School Rankings. Otis College of Art and Design placed #34 nationally and #10 out of the West Coast programs considered.
The criteria used included academic reputation, admission selectivity, and value as it relates to tuition and indebtedness among other factors. Animation Career Review is an online resource for aspiring animation, design, and gaming professionals seeking info on training programs, schools and colleges, software and technology, career profiles, profiles of the leading industry firms, and more.
In Otis' Game & Entertainment Design program, students learn to create the visual elements for games, apps, feature films, and other entertainment platforms. Students develop their skills in concept art and visual development, learning the principles and processes involved in creating the first visual representations of characters, environments, and props for films and games. Students also develop the skills to design the gameplay, environment, storyline, and characters of interactive games, apps, and websites. Using the most advanced CGI technologies, students acquire the techniques to create stunning visual effects for films, commercials, and videos.