We Are A Leader In Online Game Design Classes

Since 2010, Game Art Institute has transformed hundreds of careers through pioneering and experiential education. Our curriculum does this in the context of learning the current and crucial skills and workflows you need to start your career in game design through our intensive Bootcamps. From fundamentals to modeling tools to game engines, you’ll learn to create games while mastering pipeline and best practices.

In 16 weeks you will graduate with:

  • A professional quality online portfolio
  • Access to a global alumni network
  • Industry connections that will help guide your career
  • Grit to do the work
  • A lifetime of success

Choose Your Track

Next Bootcamp Start Date is December 10 Limited to first 15 students into each Track

Character Artist Bootcamp

Sixteen-week online Bootcamp for aspiring Character Artists. Learn the skills, software, and workflows that you need…

Environment Artist Bootcamp

Sixteen-week online Bootcamp for aspiring Environment Artists. Learn the skills, software, and workflows that you need…

Game Development Bootcamp

Launch your career as a Game Developer. Learn to write, design, develop and debug code and games while developing a work…

AR / VR Development Bootcamp

Sixteen-week online Bootcamp for aspiring VR and AR Developers.  Learn the skills, software, and workflows that yo…

Character Artist Bootcamp Student: Radek Kowalczyk

What To Expect From The Bootcamps

Our syllabus is living and evolving. We constantly improve on it based on the ever changing needs of the gaming industry and feedback from our students and alumni. You will develop a range of portfolio pieces under constructive peer review.

  • Small Class Size
    Seats are limited to 15 students in each Track.
  • Serious Commitment
    You bring the desire. We will bring the right support and resources to help you thrive. Recommended commitment is 20 hours a week outside of class time.
  • Structured Curriculum
    We focus on the right skills in the right order. Our curriculum is battle-tested and constantly evolves to meet the demands of the industry.
  • Live Biweekly Meetings
    Once the Bootcamp begins, you’ll meet with your Mentor and cohorts every few of days with new assignments and new assessments to keep you making progress. You’ll also get access to a network of thousands of very active alumni.
  • Career Support
    We provide each of our graduates with access to job readiness training, an alumni network, connections to employers and opportunities to hone new skills.

The Alumni

Get inspired by the amazing work of GAI's Alumni and Students

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Learn with an entire art department

Alexis Boyer

3D Environment Artist, BluePoint Games

Ashley Sparling

Senior Character Artist, Ubisoft Quebec

Henry Kelly

Senior Environment Artist, Rebellion Developments

Marcin Klicki

Senior Character Artist, CD Projekt Red

Melissa Altobello

Senior Environment Artist, Sucker Punch

Tyler Smith

Environment Artist, Sucker Punch

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