The list below indicates the types of career paths which could be pursued upon graduation from Ringling College of Art and Design as a Game Art & Design major.

Some of these occupations may require additional training, certification, education or experience. The Center for Career Services can provide information and resources relating to these career options.


Popular Career Options in Game Art & Design:

 

  1. 3D Character Animation
  2. Compositing & Special Effects
  3. 3D Modeling 
  4. Lighting Design
  5. Texturing
  6. Technical Directing 
  7. Concept/Layout/Storyboarding 
  8. Environment Design
  9. Level Design 
  10. Game Design

Some examples of companies and alumni positions held in the Gaming Industry:

Primary Business Organization Name  -   Position

Ready At Dawn Studios – Lead Animator
http://www.readyatdawn.com/

Concept Art House – CEO
www.conceptarthouse.com

Winterkewl Games LLC – CEO / Lead Designer
http://www.winterkewl.com/

Certain Affinity – Senior Concept Artist
http://www.certainaffinity.com/

n-Space – Game Designer
http://www.n-space.com/

Disney Interactive Media Group – Animation Technical Director
http://www.dimgpressroom.com/

Warner Bros. Games – Senior Artist
http://www.warnerbros.com

– Animator
– Character Animator
– Associate Art Director
http://www.ea.com/

Irrational Games – Sr. Animator
http://www.irrationalgames.com/

LucasArts – Cinematics Lead
http://www.lucasarts.com/

GREE, Inc. – Senior 2D Game Artist
http://www.gree-corp.com/

Multimedia Games – 3D Artist/Animator
http://www.multimediagames.com/

Retro Studios – Environment Artist
http://www.retrostudios.com/

ZeniMax Online Studios – Senior World Builder
http://www.zenimaxonline.com/

Bioware – Senior Animator
http://www.bioware.com/

Sony Online Entertainment – Senior Character Artist
http://www.soe.com/

Treyarch – Effects Artist
http://www.treyarch.com/

Tricky Software Inc. – Studio Art Director
http://www.trickysoftware.com/

WayForward Technologies – Lead Animator
http://www.wayforward.com/

Rockstar Games NE – Animation Lead
http://www.rockstargames.com/

Telltale Games – Senior Animator
http://www.telltalegames.com/

Twisted Pixel Games – Owner/CCO
http://www.twistedpixelgames.com/

Akili Interactive Labs – Co Founder - Executive Creative Director
http://www.akiliinteractive.com/

IndiePub – Art Director
http://www.indiepubentertainment.com/

Raw Thrills – Senior Artist
http://www.rawthrills.com/

Microsoft Game Studios – Animation Lead
http://www.microsoft.com/games/

id Software – Technical Animator
http://www.idsoftware.com/

5TH Cell Media – Senior Artist: Concept/3D
http://www.5thcell.com/

Conceptart.org – President/Owner
http://www.conceptart.org/

Riot Games – Technical Artist
http://www.riotgames.com/

Namco Bandai Games – 3D Artist
http://www.namcobandaigames.com/

Neversoft Entertainment – Senior Animator
http://www.neversoft.com/

Kumkwat Entertainment – Animator/3D Artist
http://www.kumkwat.net/

Raven Software Games – Animation Director
http://www.ravensoft.com/

Faultline Studios – Executive Creative Producer/3D/VFX
http://www.faultline-studios.com/

Sledgehammer Games – Senior Environment Artist
http://www.sledgehammergames.com/

Sony Computer Entertainment – Animator
http://us.playstation.com/

Codebell LLC – Animator/Rigger
http://www.codebell.com/

Naughty Dog Games – Animator
http://www.naughtydog.com/

Turbine Games – Lead Animator
http://www.turbine.com/