Through the online Postgraduate Course in 3D Character Design for Videogames, you will be able to develop 3D characters for the most demanding video games on consoles and mobiles. Become a 3D artist through live classes with the best working professionals from large companies in the 3D animation and video game sector.
Take practical streaming classes with working professionals at THQ Nordic, Gameloft, CD Projekt Red, Elite 3D, Skydance, Sony Pictures Imageworks, The Game Forger.
Learn to handle specialized software such as Photoshop, 3Ds Max, Zbrush, Topogun, Substance Painter, Maya, Houdini and Marmoset.
Get the knowledge and tools necessary to create the portfolio that opens the doors of the video game industry for you.
Key factsDegree: Postgraduate in 3D Character Design for video games. Own title Design School ESDi .
Duration: 4 months
Credits: 30 ECTS
Modality: Live online
Total hours: 120 hours
Price: 3,240 euros (25% discount for alumnxs, alumni and teachers ESDi ). Check our scholarship and aid program.
Call: October 2021
Schedule:Block I: Monday to Thursday, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Block II: Monday to Wednesday, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Block III: Monday to Wednesday, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.PresentationThe Postgraduate Course in 3D Character Design for Videogames is focused on 3D art and provides the opportunity to train in all the creative processes involved in making 3D characters: concept, modelling and sculpting, retopology and uv, bake and texturing, rigging and posing, lighting and renderings and, finally, the final composition.
The animation and video game industry needs profiles of 3D artists who know how to participate in any aspect of development.
In this online postgraduate course you will develop a 3D art production from scratch, you will know all the phases of character design and you will learn to handle specialized software such as Photoshop, 3Ds Max, Zbrush, Topogun, Substance Painter, Maya, Houdini and Marmoset.
This postgraduate course aims to train 3D artists specialized in the design and development of characters for the animation, entertainment and video game industry. In four months you will obtain all the necessary knowledge and tools so that you can create the project and the portfolio that will open the doors of the industry for you.CurriculumThe study plan is structured in 3 blocks, with a total of 8 subjects. The student will develop a creative process from the beginning with the briefing of real companies until reaching the final composition.Block I Block II Block IIIDigital illustration with graphic tablet
3D modelling of vehicles
Retopology and mapping
Bake composition and texture treatment
Rigging and perching development
Lighting and rendering production
Final composition design and reel presentation
Professional outingsCharacter designer and props for animation films and video games
3D Artist for AAA
Character Modeler for Video Games
Character texturizer and video game propsAddressed toThe Postgraduate Degree in 3D Character Design for video games is aimed at all those interested in working in the video game or 3D animation sector, people who have specialized in only one of the creative phases of the 3D character development process and who want to professionalize in all others, and profiles that come from graphic or audiovisual design, the 3D world, traditional animation, the multimedia sector or computer science.Scholarships and grantsNo person with a vocation and capacity for design should miss the opportunity to train for financial reasons. For this reason, at ESDi we seek to facilitate the insertion of future students, promote academic excellence and enhance the academic and professional trajectories of students through our scholarship and aid program.
If you want more information about our scholarships and specific grants for Masters and Postgraduates, send us an email.Access requirementsIt is recommended to have a PC with the following minimum characteristics:I7 processor
RAM 8 GB
256GB SSD hard drive
GTX 1050 graphics card
Windows 10 operating systemCandidates must send the portfolio with their best work to assess their level. They will also be able to take a 2-week leveling course to obtain the level necessary to take the Postgraduate course.