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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4513 
mailto:nvc-library@alamo.edu
Mon - Thu: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm
Sun: CLOSED 
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This program trains entry-level professional designers to work in a variety of career areas that include:  3D animation, film & special effects, and video game industries.    Graduates also have employment opportunities flowing from the increased demand for 3D animation, simulation and visualization in the Aerospace, Life-Bio-Health Science, Defense, Tourism, Education, and Information Technology fields.

The demand for developing creative ways to communicate information, market services/products, and expression art is increasing. The response is due to the variety of marketing mediums that advertising firms are using in today's world.

Occupational profiles indicate an 13-18% growth for Multimedia Artists, Animators and Computer Programmers* by the year 2022 in the Alamo Region. (*When combining 3D Animation with Game Development). Estimated average hourly wage is **$23.87-39.10 in the Alamo Region. (Source: SOCRATES-Occupational Profiles-Alamo Region) **Note: Variations should be expected.

 


Careers Available:

The following titles are examples of careers associated with this program but not limited to: (please note titles also include Game Development Careers)

  • Animator
  • Game Designer
  • Game Developer
  • Game Producer
  • Game Programmer
  • Graphic Artist
  • Game Tester
  • Special Effects
Academic Departments

Program Coordinator

Qi Wang
Phone: (210) 486-4401
Email: qwang4@alamo.edu
Office: MLH-201

Julie Hoshizaki
Phone: (210) 486-4059
Email: jhoshizaki@alamo.edu
Office: MLH-201

Area Contacts

Emily Coppin
Administrative Specialist
Phone: (210) 486-4352
Email: ecoppin@alamo.edu
Office: MLH-201

Shierly Rivera
Administrative Associate
Phone: (210) 486-4354
Email: srivera110@alamo.edu
Office: MLH-201

Heather McCreery
Academic Chair, Workforce Programs
Phone: (210) 486-4360
Email: hmccreery@alamo.edu
Office: MLH-201A