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Level Up Industry Lesson: 3D Animator

So far, we went over the career path of the Game Designer and the Video Game Producer; this time, we are exploring the career track of a 3D animator. In this Level Up Industry Lesson, we’ll be going over what a 3D Animator does, and the requirements of what it takes to become one. Meet […]

Graduation 2018 | AIE US

Graduation 2018 – June 15th & 19th

Please join us in celebrating our Graduating Class of 2017!

Interactive Experience Day | Seattle and Lafayette AIE US

Interactive Experience Day – June 9th 2018

AIE’s  Interactive Experience Days are a great opportunity to learn about the local and international game development, 3D animation and visual effects industries.

Level Up Industry Lesson: Video Game Producer

Think you might have what it takes to produce games? In this second installment of our Level Up Industry Lessons, we’ll be going over what a Video Game Producer does, and the requirements of what it takes to become one. Meet the Video Game Producer A video game producer’s role varies not only by studio, […]

Global Game Jam Logo | AIE US

Another Successful GGJ for 2018!

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment in Seattle had the distinct pleasure of once again hosting Global Game Jam. This year is definitely special because it is the 10th year of this mighty event! Every year this event always changes in regards to it’s participation. This year our attendance has doubled from last year. We had […]

Game Dev 6 Tips

6 Ways To Crack Into Game Development

Do you get excited when you overhear someone discussing Minecraft on public transport? Does thinking about game-play mechanics or artificial intelligence get you excited?

All the World’s a Stage

For many of us, it started with J.R.R. Tolkien’s maps of Middle Earth. The LOTR saga created a huge history of hobbits, orcs, elves, and dragons that was pinned to a “reality” by the great maps drawn by Tolkien and his son Christopher.

AIE Open House – November 18th

Discover the courses designed to get you started in game development, 3D animation and visual effects for film at AIE’s Open House. The Lafayette and Seattle campuses will be opening their doors to visitors eager to find out about AIE courses starting in 2018. The day will include presentations on different areas of industry as […]

Interactive Experience Day – July 15th

AIE’s Interactive Experience Days are a great opportunity to learn about the local and international game development, 3D animation and visual effects industries. Students will get the opportunity to learn about the different pathways to get into the industry, what should be in a portfolio and will be able to get creative in practical workshops […]

Foam Sword Battle 2017

AIE students, staff, and faculty took to the South Fountain Lawn at Seattle Center to participate in the 2nd Annual AIE Foam Sword battle.