As the gaming industry has evolved into an Entertainment Powerhouse, it has had huge social, cultural and economical impact on the entertainment industry around the world. Pakistan is well behind in the Game Development industry even though there is too much passion and talent that could actually make an impact if given proper attention. It has become quite imperative to enhance our tech leaders to strengthen the widely spreading roots of Video Game Industry in Pakistan.
PixelArt Game Academy aims to build a community and a platform for the people who are passionate about game development to master their skills and play their part in nurturing this industry in Pakistan. PGA brings scholars, creators and technologists to teach, conduct research together and develop new approaches for applied game design and formation.
Our mission is to explore, educate, and engage interested ones by creating games, providing training courses and bringing new ideas to real world challenges. We are building community around our main stakeholders of the industry not only in Pakistan but also around the world. Our training programs make sure that Game Development Industry receives best Technically sound Developers and to continue to foster the Video Game Development community.
PixelArt Games Academy is operating in following areas;
1. Training and workshops.
2. Design Innovation Lab (R&D)
3. Talent Hunt.
Training and Workshops:
The set of skills that are pre-requisite for Game Development Industry and the traditional education in universities or colleges are poles apart. PGA aims to bridge this gap by providing trainings in art & animation, game programming and game design and production. Trainees will be engaged in game development so that they can learn from hands on experience rather just theoretical work. The training class activities would not be limited to digital work only it will include physical creation of game design as well.
PGA provides its trainees adept trainers and mentors from the industry to seek guidance from and also partners with reputable game studios of the industry. The workshops are also a part of training process; PGA plans to teach latest knowledge of video game development and technology as well as creating awareness about game development field among the people of even the remotest of areas in Pakistan. We have well designed workshops catering for entry to expert level. Any university or institute across Pakistan can request for these workshops. View More
Game Lab (R&D)
PGA’s design innovation lab is built to create the collaboration among talented artist, animators, programmers, publishers and marketing personal, to bring their ideas into reality. DIL provides them help with resources, mentorship, team collaboration and publishing their games into the international market and reaching the global standards. Our Design and innovation lab will provide a space for interns, students, and industry partners to build powerful innovations that will advance the knowledge of the field and produce powerful design mechanics and work together to make social impact oriented and educational games and to research new game design and implementation techniques. View More
PGA and game studios are industry partners. PGA will not only be training but also ensuring its trainees are placed at reputable corporate entities both national and international. Recruiters can come and hire from PGA’s pool of talented and technically equipped trainees. This will bridge the gap between job seekers and recruiters.View More