Computer Game Design

Computer Game Design gives students the opportunity to discover their strengths within the gaming, creative arts and programming industry.

Work EnvironmentCourse OutlineStudent Supplies
Individuals who work in the computer game design field create and develop video games. In addition to technical skills, individuals in the computer game design industry rely on teamwork and good communication.

Workspaces are usually located in well-lighted, comfortable areas. .

  • Plan and manage a computer design project
  • Develop computer art and animations
  • Create story boards and character maps
  • Design and build video games
  • Professional communication
  • Work with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Employ strategies and tactics in a virtual world
  • Create marketing plans
10gb or higher flash drive

CTE Endorsement

Students must successfully meet the academic and attendance criteria for a two-year Wilson Tech Certificate of Completion, be High School diploma eligible and pass the following national certification exam: Microsoft Office Specialist Exam (MOS).

About the instructor

Victoria McNaughton is a NYS certified teacher in Career and Technical Education. She received her Bachelor’s degree from SUNY Oneonta and her Master’s degree at Hofstra University. She holds NYS certifications in Business & Marketing, English 7-12 and Students with Disabilities. In addition, she is Microsoft Office certified.  Her industry experience includes owning a businesses and utilizing computer software for promotion and business management. She has been teaching Business and Game Design at Wilson Tech since 2008 where she shares her creative and entrepreneurial skills with her students.