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Futuregames: Where Your Career in Games Begins

With campuses in Stockholm, Malmo, Boden, Skellefteå, and Karlstad (Sweden) and Warsaw (Poland), Futuregames offers a diverse range of educational programs at various levels. From short courses for seasoned professionals to full-time programs for aspiring game developers entering the industry, we cater to different interests and aspirations. Boasting nearly 20 years of experience, Futuregames has consistently ranked among the top game education institutions worldwide. Our alumni, comprising over 14% of the Swedish games industry, excel in fields such as game art, game design, programming, VFX, QA, and more. We take pride in our commitment to bridging the gap between education and the professional industry. Collaborating with renowned game companies like Avalanche Studios, CD Project Red, Coldwood Interactive, EA DICE, Epic Games, Fatshark Games, King, Glorious Games Group, Level Eight, NEAT Corporation, North Kingdom, Paradox Arctic, Starbreeze Studios, Star Stable, Turborilla, Ubisoft, Zordix, and many others, we provide an immersive learning environment.

Countries: Poland Sweden

Location: Online Campus

Industries: Game Design & Development

Software: Adobe After Affects Adobe Audition Blender Houdini Maya Perforce Substance Painter Unity Unreal Engine Zbrush

Programs: Degree Short Course


Juras Rodionovas
Mattis Lindqvist
Melissa Prim
Samantha Baqvel


Game Artist

Game Artist - a cornerstone in Futuregames and the Swedish game industry! Whether it’s character art, environment art, special effects, UI, or animation that ignites your creativity and dedication, this program will get you into the industry with credibility, through hands-on development experience in game art.

Game Designer

The industry is in need of Game Design! Gain entry to our creative setting, complete with tools and the latest software, where you will grow and enhance your game design abilities alongside talented classmates and experienced game developers. Here, you’ll master the art of game design and develop core competencies in game development, guided by insights from industry professionals and teachers from leading studios.

QA / Game Tester

Be a game tester for the modern game industry! As a game tester, you will be playtesting at every stage of game development, starting from project kick-off and system management, all the way through planning, sketching, development, and documentation. You will be performing tests at different levels - with the same endgame of ensuring the best experience to the user. Get the experience you need to work as a game tester within the gaming and IT industry!

Game Programmer

Gameplay, game physics or AI – get the experience you need to work with programming in the games industry! Study game programming with dedicated teachers and creative course mates. Whether your passion lies in gameplay functionality, physics, AI, or game development tools, this program will equip you with hands-on experience to kickstart your journey into the video game programming industry.

Game & UX Designer

The demand is high for UX design! Do you play a game and often think of how you can tweak its UI to a more player-centric UI? UX design is where the science of the player meets the art of game design. Even the smallest choices from each member of the game development crew leave their mark on how players experience the game. Learn to be the voice of the player as a user experience designer and create the game you will want to play.

Immersive Experience Creator

Shape the future of immersive experiences - become an immersive experience creator with VR/AR/XR/MR! As an Immersive Experience Creator, you will learn to analyze, evaluate, and produce projects within VR / AR / XR / MR and other immersive media regarding technical design, content, design language, visual trends, and target group. You will combine theoretical knowledge with hands-on practice in storytelling, scripting, and narrative for immersive media.

Animator & VFX Artist

Become an Animator and VFX Artist at Futuregames! As an animator & VFX artist, you will be responsible for creating movements and special effects for two and three-dimensional graphics. At Futuregames, you will learn how to plan and implement an animation project from idea to finished product. You will have the knowledge of animation and VFX production using industry standard tools and technologies.

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