Why Working on a Real Game at Gamedev Camp is the Best Course for 2D Artists

How a 2D artist can benefit from Gamedev Camp.

Gamedev Camp Team

11/2/20232 min read

Are you a 2D artist with dreams of working in the exciting world of game development? If so, you may be wondering which courses or programs will best prepare you for a career in this competitive industry. While there are many options available, one of the most beneficial experiences you can have is working on a real game at Gamedev Camp with a team consisting of a game designer, a 2D artist, a 3D artist, and a programmer.

Unlike traditional courses or tutorials, participating in Gamedev Camp allows you to gain hands-on experience and collaborate with professionals from different disciplines. Here are a few reasons why this experience is more beneficial than any other course for 2D artists:

1. Real-World Experience

Working on a real game project gives you a taste of the challenges and dynamics of the game development industry. You will learn how to work within a team, meet deadlines, and adapt to changing requirements. This experience will be invaluable when you start applying for jobs in the industry.

2. Advice From Industry Professionals

At Gamedev Camp, you will have the opportunity to spend time with industry professionals, including game designers, artists, and programmers, who will share valuable and personal advice. This exposure will not only enhance your technical skills but also give you insights into the workflow and best practices followed by professionals in the field.

3. Networking Opportunities

Gamedev Camp brings together aspiring game developers from all over the world. By participating in this program, you will have the chance to network with fellow artists, programmers, and game designers. These connections can be invaluable when it comes to finding job opportunities or forming partnerships in the future.

4. Portfolio Enhancement

Working on a real game project will provide you with tangible results that you can showcase in your portfolio. Potential employers will be impressed by your ability to contribute to a real game and will see that you have practical experience in the field.

In conclusion, while there are many courses and programs available for 2D artists who want to work in game development, nothing beats the experience of working on a real game at Gamedev Camp. The hands-on experience, collaboration with industry professionals, networking opportunities, and portfolio enhancement make this program the best choice for aspiring game artists. So why wait? Take the leap and start your journey towards a successful career in game development today!

Artwork by Anna Mikhel, Eternal Games, Season 2