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    Animation, video production, web design, game design, and digital photography are in high demandDesign your future now for a creative career.  Jump in and get certified in industry standard programs.  We offer both Design, Visual, and Media Arts and Game Design pathways.

     

     

    Design, Visual, and Media Arts

    The Design, Visual, and Media Arts pathway includes those occupations that use visual art, digital media, and Web-based tools and materials as the primary means of communication and expression. In addition to an understanding of current workplace practice, this career pathway requires the development of knowledge and skills in both visual art concepts as well as new and emerging digital processes by which individuals are able to create and communicate complex concepts in a broad range of occupations and professions. Sample occupations associated with this pathway: Digital Animator, Artistic Director, Commercial Artist, Web Designer, Museum Curator. (source:  California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards)

     

     

    Media, Arts, and Design

    Digital Media

    Digital Media Honors

     

    Recommended Pre-Requisite

    Course 1 of 2

    Course 2 of 2

    Grade level

    9

    10, 11

    11, 12

    Pre-Requisite

     

    Recommended:  Media, Arts, and Design

    Digital Media

    UC a-g

    f, pending

    f

    g

    College Credit

    no

    no

    pending

    Instructor

    Torres / Sillars / Romero

    Torres / Sillars / Romero

    Torres / Sillars

     

  • Game Design

    Students who follow the Game Design and Integration pathway prepare for careers within the game design industry and in related technical fields. Students will develop foundational knowledge in game design, animation, graphics, and computer software and hardware. They will apply skills in Mathematics, Physics, English Language Arts, Social Science, and Entrepreneurship. Most importantly, students will learn the twenty-first century skills of creativity, critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and technical expertise, which will increase employment capacity across the job market.

    In the Game Design and Integration Pathway students prepare for both entry-level employment and additional postsecondary training needed for advancement in the highly competitive game design industry. They prepare for occupations such as Game Tester/Analyst, 2-D and 3-D Animator, Storyboard, Level Artist, Texture Artist, Cinematic Artist, Game Designer, Game Programmer, and Production Team Manager. Students completing this pathway develop the skills and knowledge to be creative partners in video game design while building capacity for employment in all areas of the creative workforce. Sample occupations associated with this pathway: 2-D/3-D Animator, Computer Game Designer/Developer, Electronic Simulation Consultant.  (source:  California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards)

     

     

    Media, Arts, and Design

    Game Design

    Game Design Honors

     

    Recommended pre-requisite

    Course 1 of 2

    Course 2 of 2

    Grade level

    9

    10, 11

    11, 12

    Pre-Requisite

     

    Recommended:  Media, Arts, and Design

    Game Design

    UC a-g

    f, pending

    g

    g

    College Credit

    no

    no

    no

    Instructor

    Torres / Sillars / Romero

    Sillars

    Sillars