Gameheads Classic Video Game Development Program

Gameheads Classic Video Game Development Program

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12 months (Saturdays + week day drop in’s) | Ages 15-25

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Gameheads youth (ages 15-24) learn how to create, code and design games, building skills across a variety of disciplines from visual art, creative writing, design, programming, program management, idea creation, sound design, animation, game theory and more. Our graduates advance to college to pursue STEM-related degrees and prepare to enter the tech and video game industries. No previous experience neccesary.

Hands-On Program Curriculum Includes:

  • Game theory and History
  • Diversity of expression in tech and interactive entertainment.
  • Design thinking and Critical Ethnography
  • Project management
  • Art Design, Game Design and Level Design
  • Software development and programming fundamentals
  • Coding (Unity, HTML/CSS, JavaScript)
  • Animation
  • Education Counseling
  • Industry Field Trips & Exposure
  • Internships at Gaming Companies
  • Opportunities for paid contract work

Location: Youth Impact Hub, 2781 Telegraph Ave Oakland, CA 94612

For more information and to apply: http://gameheadsoakland.org/

* Gameheads also offers middle school programming in partnership with After School All Stars at Unity Middle School and Richmond College Prep.