Get the experience you need to start working as a 2D artist in the game industry

Whether it is concept art, effects, UI design or animation that you are most interested in doing for games, this is the program that will get you into the industry with credibility through hands-on development experience


The second installment of Futuregames’ vocational 2D Program

  • Start working right after the education
  • Located in Stockholm, SoFo
  • Term fee 40 000 SEK
  • 1,5 years (3 terms) starting 8th of January 2018
  • Financial support from CSN (May support both term fees and living expenses)
  • LIA (internship) 20 weeks


Be part of the reputed Futuregames legacy, join us at the SoFo-campus in House of Change;

Develop a core competence in game development by having teachers from leading game companies teaching you the tricks of the trade. You will get access to our creative environment, including computers and relevant development software. You will be growing and building your skills together with 170 highly talented classmates and senior game developers. Take part in intense game projects together with parallel Futuregames programs (Game Design and 3D Graphics) simulating professional game projects in order to reflect what you will be doing in the game industry and prepare you for a hard working and creative career.


Application period 1th aug – 1th nov 2017

This education is implemented in direct cooperation with the game industry

King, Avalanche Studios, Dice, Fatshark, Hazelight, Might and Delight, Paradox interactive, Starbreeze, Glorious Games and many more who supports this vocational program.

Our overall vision for this education

  • To create pragmatic developers with a balanced and wide perspective on the entire development process.
  • To create developers with strong cooperative skills and that are used to work in teams.
  • To create developers with a very hands-on and pro-active approach. Strong practical focus throughout the education. All courses aim to result in a practical exercise.

Our guidelines are: Learning by doing, learning by reflection

The program has been designed in close collaboration with game company representatives and was designed to fit the industry´s demands and requirements. The program is 60 weeks in length, spanning 1,5 years (3 terms), and the start is 8th of January 2018.

Aims to train people for following specializations in game development;

2D graphic

2D animator

2D artist

Concept artist

UI designer (User Interface)

UX designer (User Experience)

After the education the students will be able to

  • Produce high quality 2D graphics for game engines like Unreal Engine 4 and Unity
  • Texturing; Apply 2D graphics on 3D models
  • Create animations with 2D graphics
  • Create 2D effects for game engines
  • Work in softwares like adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and Maya
  • Produce graphical interfaces for games, with focus on usability
  • Produce concept graphic and storyboards
  • Adapt to different styles, concepts and targets
  • Work independently and in teams for planning, development and production of games
  • Work as a ”junior game developer” with special skills in 2D graphics


Curriculum – Course outline

Course YH-points Weeks
Introduktion till 2D design 10 points 2 w
UX och Concept Art 45 points 9 w
2D / 3D Graphics 35 points 7 w
Texturering och material 20 points 4 w
Ljussättning och rendering 10 points 2 w
2D-animation 25 points 5 w
2D-effekter 15 points 3 w
Projektmetodik 5 points 1 w
Game Project 35 points 7 w
LIA (Lärande i Arbete, Internship) 100 points 20 w
Total 300 points 60 w



Section 1
Final Quiz
TypeOnline Course
  • Yh Programs

  • YH-points: 300
  • CSN: Ja
  • Pace: Heltid
  • Starts: 08 Jan
  • Place: Stockholm
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