Games Development Academy – Nerve Centre, Derry

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Great opportunity coming up for those students interested in the gaming  industry as a career path.

Games Development Academy – Nerve Centre, Derry

The Northern Ireland Screen Games Development Academy is a unique training and experience programme, which focuses on core technical skills around computer game development and production.  For the first time this course will be running in Derry, based at the Nerve Centre Magazine Street.  If you are aged 16-19 and are interested in finding out more about Games Industry in Northern Ireland then this is the Academy for you.

About the Academy

The Academy will run each Saturday starting on Saturday 8th February and finishing with a weekend of activities joining with the Belfast Games Development Academy on the 28th and 29th March at the Nerve Centre Derry.  You will be introduced to the core facets of the games development process, from idea generation and character design, understanding game play, problem solving and refinement through to technical skills, under the guidance of industry professionals.

Whether you have experience with Games Development or not this Academy is a great place to get started. It is a great opportunity to find out more about the careers from those already working within the Games Industry in Northern Ireland and develop the skills that are needed to get into this growing industry.

How do I apply?

Apply via the online form follow the link below.  Please keep an eye on your email, you will be contacted once the applications have closed.


Deadline for applications is Wednesday 5th February



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