Austin Community College’s Game Development, Animation, and Motion Graphics program is all about training students for the local and national job market. Our top-notch faculty is a who’s who of local talent, who are hardwired into the latest trends and eager to give you the real-world expertise and know-how that comes from years of experience. Our degree and certificate programs are designed by a committee of local digital industry pros preparing you to jump into the creative and rewarding fields of game development, animation, and motion graphics. Classes in our department can benefit students just out of high school, people who’d like a career change, and professionals in the industry who wish to update their creative and technical skills.
Come study with us and become a part of our diverse community. We can help you reach your career goals with affordable, hands-on training. With small class sizes and one computer per student in digital classes, the Game Development, Animation, and Motion Graphics department offers an outstanding and accessible educational experience. You can take the first step in the registration process at ACC’s application page.
Austin Community College is the FIRST community college in the nation designated as an Adobe Creative Campus. As an ACC Game Development, Animation, and Motion Graphics student, the Adobe Creative Cloud is now available to at minimal cost. This suite of products gives you unlimited access to industry-leading creation tools for graphic design, video editing, and web development such as Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, Premiere Pro, Spark and more. With Adobe Creative Cloud, you get access the latest updates, new features, apps, and services as soon as they are released. Adobe Creative Cloud at ACC
Open Lab Hours
*Computer Labs Are Closed Until Further Notice*
See the ACCelerator webpage for updates on their computer labs and hours of availability.
Open lab time is available to registered GDAMG students in classrooms at the Highland campus. Open lab hours are posted on the door to each classroom and will change each semester based on availability. In addition, tutoring is available during certain open lab hours.
Open lab time is for GDAMG class assignments only; do not use it for non-departmental classes, personal, or outside work. Open lab rules are posted in each room. Failure to comply with these rules may result in loss of open lab privileges.
Virtual Meetings Available by Appointment
Students wishing to enter any of our programs of study are not required to have art, design or computer experience, although it is helpful. We hope you will bring enthusiasm to our classes as well as a willingness to communicate, to solve problems creatively, to work in teams, and to commit to learning.
With degree and certificate programs designed by a committee of local digital industry pros, our program can prepare you to jump into the creative and rewarding fields of game development, animation, and motion graphics. You can take the first step in the registration process at ACC’s application page.
General ACC advisers are not always aware of changes to our degree plans, since we regularly update requirements in order to teach you the most current skills possible.
Our goal is to help you find the quickest and least expensive path to your educational goal. Advisors are available to:
- Help you select your classes
- Determine if classes you’ve taken at another college can be applied to your
- Assist with financial aid appeals
- Answer questions about course numbers and changes to degree plans
- Help determine when you will graduate
Where We’re Located
The Game Development, Animation, and Motion Graphics department is proud to be a part of ACC’s bustling creative community at the Highland Campus. This centrally located campus houses the ACC Arts, Digital Media, & Communications division which allows for ready collaboration across these visionary departments, as well as with local designers and developers.
GDAMG is located in building 2000.