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3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4513 
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Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm
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Computer and Tutoring Labs

Open Computer Lab:
 Mon-Thurs 7:30am-8:00pm
 Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
 Phone: (210) 486-4000
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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 11-14% growth for Multimedia Artists, Animators and Computer Programmers* by the year 2020 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 Secretary
Phone: (210) 486-4352
Fax: (210) 486-9097
Email: ecoppin@alamo.edu
Office: MLH-201

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