Level Design
VFX & Game Design | NTL.1B | Level Design


A leader in the digital arts field, Inter-Dec College gives its students the opportunity to explore their creativity through the wonderful world of video games. A true video game industry centre, Montreal is the ideal place to increase your knowledge in the field.

This program is intended for people who want to become industry professionals, working as level designers or game designers.

Students will be able to work in teams to create their own game and practice using state-of-the-art software. They will learn to understand and create game mechanics, to program interactivity with the player for a game level, and to add 3D elements to a game engine, among others skills.

Several Inter-Dec college graduates now work for big names in the Montreal video game industry such as Ubisoft, Electronic Arts, Eidos and WB Games.

  • Highly specialized training in 3ds Max, ZBrush, Photoshop, Unreal Engine 4 and Unity
  • Team creation of an entire video game, replicating the industry team structures, during the 3rd semester
  • Creation of a portfolio throughout the 3rd semester to facilitate entry into the job market
  • Classrooms designed in mobile islands, as is the norm in industry, and outfitted with software used in professional projects
  • Presentation in front of a jury made up of teachers and industry representatives at the end of the 3rd semester
  • Teachers from video game design studios

3DS Max, ZBrush, Photoshop, Unreal Engine 4, Unity

  •   Courses are offered in English and French
  • Develop an interactive game that will spark the players’ interest; the game should stand out from those that are already on the market
  • Design environments using techniques used by professionals
  • Develop the mechanisms and interactivity of a game
  • Develop the programming for a game level and incorporate it into the game’s engine
  • Create special effects for video games

One year (three 15-week semesters). Total of 900 hours.

Attestation of College Studies (AEC)

  • You have innovative video game ideas
  • You want to learn what makes a video game original and interesting
  • You have a strong interest in new gaming technologies
  • General video game architects
  • Video game level designers
  • Video game designers
  • Video game narrative designers