Video Game 3D Modeling | Online

Diploma
Diploma | Video Game 3D Modeling | Online

Generate Immersive Worlds

Developed in the cutting-edge design centre of Montréal, this flexible E-learning program is ideal for anyone with a passion for video games, 3D animation and graphic design. Discover the steps in video game design, from modeling characters to creating props and scenes with evening courses that allow students to continue to work while learning valued expertise.


About E-learning

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How does it work ?

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This 825-hour program will provide students with the basis for 3D design of weapons and props, environment modeling and character design. In addition, students will learn to generate 3D images and full renderings with appropriate lighting and textures. Upon completion of this program, graduates will have the necessary skills to design and create a game level.

The training provides:

  • High-quality training with rich media content.
  • Continuous evaluation of your understanding of the subject at hand.
  • A variety of courses available remotely.
  • A combination of virtual classes, self-guided training, and homework for a minimum amount of class hours and a maximum amount of freedom.
  • Virtual evening classes.
  • Length of program: 16 months.
  • 24 hours/ week of work (includes self-guided training, virtual classes and individual study time).
  • Creativity.
  • Imagination.
  • Artistic ability.
  • Passion for visual art, design, sound and computer science.
  • The ability to work with precision and speed.
  • Basic knowledge of computer tools.
  • The ability to adapt to a varied schedule and meet tight deadlines.
    Diploma
    This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

  • Computer with 64 bits 3GHz processor or Mac Intel
  • Windows 7 or higher or Mac OS v.10.7 or higher 
  • Minimum 8GB of RAM
  • Hard Drive 1TB 
  • Graphics Card compatible with Direct3D®, or OpenGL®
  • High Speed Internet access
  • Internet Browser
  • Screen with minimum resolution of 1080 x 900 (1280 x 1024 recommended)
  • Sound Card, headphones and microphones
  • Application software and peripherals required for the course 
  • Burner, blank CDs and DVDs
  • Flat scanner 

Students are responsible for ensuring compatibility with the software.

After completing the Video Game 3D Modeling E-learning program, you will have earned your diploma from LaSalle College, and gain access to the following fields of employment: 
  • Game modeling technician
  • Level designer
  • Modeling graphic designer
  • Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • 3D Studio Max 2010
  • Zbrush 4
  • Microsoft Word
Semester 1 
  • 3D Modeling 
  • Introduction to Game Design 
  • Production Process 
  • Visual Language
Semester 2

  • Environment Design
  • Video Game Industry
  • Weapons and Props Design
  • Level Design 

Semester 3 

  • Professional portfolio
  • Textures and Surface Properties
  • Level Mapping 
  • Advanced Techniques of 3D Rendering 

Semester 4 

  • Character Modeling and Rigging
  • Integration project
  • Prepares students to work in gaming, film, TV and beyond
  • Program consists of 825 hours, over 16 months at 24 hours a week (includes self-guided training, virtual classes and individual study time)
  • Build a portfolio to showcase work
  • Innovative instruction in a state-of-the-art environment
  • Virtual evening classes
  • High-quality training with rich media content.
  • A variety of courses available remotely.
  • Combination of virtual classes, self-guided training and homework for a minimum amount of class hours
  • Graduating students receive a Diploma

This program provides students with the basis for the 3D design of weapons, props, environment modeling and character design. Students learn to generate 3D images and full renderings with appropriate lighting and textures. Upon graduation, students have the necessary understanding to design and create a game level.

  • Technical knowledge of software in accordance with current industry standards.
  • Practical understanding and application of the principles of platform-specific design.
  • Professionalism through conceptualizing, planning, executing and delivering quality game design projects.
  • Ability to work on team-based game development projects and the deadlines that go into making a market-ready game.

Students directly out of high school, or mature students who are ready for a career change or to build on the skills they have.

  • Detail-oriented creatives, with a desire to take their imagination to the big screen
  • Interested in video games, technology
  • Eager to learn new skills related to design
  • Computer savvy and familiar with various programs
  • Those who value merging creative endeavours with practical applications for an exciting career

Graduates of the Video Game 3D Modeling E-learning program earn a Diploma from LaSalle College Vancouver, which helps them gain access to a possible career as a game modeling technician, level designer or modeling environment artist, character modeler, surfacing artist, lighting artist, rigger in the video game development industry.