An online course on creating computer games launches in Ukraine
Free online course “Learn. Play. Work” was created by the game development company Ubisoft Ukraine, IT Ukraine Association and EdEra online education studio. It will show children, parents, teachers and anyone interested in the gaming industry how to turn a passion for computer games into a successful career in one of the most promising industries of the 21st century.
Online course “Learn. Play. Work” is completely free; after passing it students will receive a certificate for 1 academic hour.
What awaits the listeners?
- a tour of the Kyiv office of Ubisoft, during which you will get behind the scenes of the gaming industry;
- getting acquainted with 5 main directions of work in game development: game design, programming, testing, art, management;
- additional materials for study at home and in the classroom.
You can register at the link: Learn. Play. Work
Olena Bondareva, HR Manager of Ubisoft, comments: “We are very happy and inspired by our joint project with the IT Ukraine Association and the EdEra educational platform. Ubisoft experts are happy to join it to show and tell students what’s going on behind the scenes of the gaming industry. We hope that thanks to the course we will be able to inspire students to think about their future careers at GameDev, because our course will reflect the main areas of work in the development of games and professions that exist. We are proud that our partners and I have become the first to have the opportunity to change the perception of both students and their parents about the gaming industry and its opportunities and prospects.”
Ubisoft is one of the leaders in the gaming industry with a portfolio of world-famous brands. In Ukraine, the company is represented by two studios, Ubisoft Kyiv and Ubisoft Odesa, which focus on strengthening Ubisoft’s presence on all platforms, with a core PC expertise. Ubisoft Kyiv was founded in 2008 and is one of the largest GameDev studios in Ukraine, which participated in the development of blockbusters such as Assassin’s Creed®, Far Cry®, Steep®, Watch Dogs®, Trials®, Rainbow Six®, Ghost Recon ®, and others. Ubisoft Odesa opened in March 2018 and worked on the development of Trials®, Ghost Recon ®.