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AIE at 343 Industries

The Academy’s students and staff visited 343 Industries, which included an exclusive Q&A panel with 343 Industries staff. The Q&A covered a wide range of topics, from concept art to engineering to production. Of particular note, at the height of Halo 5’s production, 343 Industries employed roughly 80 in-house environment artists, presumably many more in […]

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.

Play Indie Games at iFEST 2017

AIE is hosting iFEST, a festival devoted to indie games of all types, including video, board, card, etc.

We used the force at ECCC17

The City of Seattle was once again fired up for the 2017 Emerald City Comicon (ECCC), which was held at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle, WA.

Learning How to Save a Life

Heart attacks happen anywhere and with no warning. At AIE, we want to do everything we can to keep our students, staff, neighbors, and visitors safe and secure.


Cami Smith talks about her role at AIE, her experience, hobbies and favorite parts of working with such an awesome Games, Animation and Film VFX company.


Two things lead AIE’s graduates to great jobs in the industry. One is the quality of their portfolio, and the other is who they know. While there are other factors, these are the two that pack a real punch in the job market.