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Tips from Our Alumni

If you plan on starting your educational journey at AIE in 2019/2020, here are some awesome tips from our alumni. Leadership and being a team player are not mutually exclusive “What I have discovered that gives you an edge in this industry, is learning the pipeline and how your role affects other team members. If…

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What Type of Math Is Required to Become a Game Designer?

Trigonometry Google says trigonometry is: “the branch of mathematics dealing with the relations of the sides and angles of triangles and with the relevant functions of any angles,” which might sound a little boring at first, but let’s break that down a bit. Two of the most primitive forms of AI (Artificial Intelligence) are Turrets…

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Cat Jeong Accepted in December RAW Showcase – Dec 20th 2018

We are super proud of Cat Jeong (3D Animation & VFX for Film) showcasing her work in this year’s Holiday RAWk, presented by RAW Seattle! The event will be held on December 20th, and you can buy tickets $22 in advance, and $30 at the door. Space is very limited and you can find out…

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3 Reasons Why You Should Cross-Train

Cross-training in game development is not only more respected than you may think, but it is expected among an array of concentrations. While specializing in a certain software or mastering a technique or aspect of your expertise is what you should strive for, there are 3 great reasons why you should cross-train to solidify your…

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All the World’s a Stage

For many of us, it started with J.R.R. Tolkien’s maps of Middle Earth. The LOTR saga created a huge history of hobbits, orcs, elves, and dragons that was pinned to a “reality” by the great maps drawn by Tolkien and his son Christopher.

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SWARM

Sinkholes have been reported to appear around Seattle, and a seismologist is on the case. What she finds, however, is something that no one could have prepared her for…

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Foam Sword Battle 2017

AIE students, staff, and faculty took to the South Fountain Lawn at Seattle Center to participate in the 2nd Annual AIE Foam Sword battle.

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Playing Politics at Hill Day

AIE Seattle had the great opportunity to be a part of “Hill Day” in Olympia at the Washington State capital recently. This event was sponsored by “Careers That Work” who graciously invited us.

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We used the force at ECCC17

The City of Seattle was once again fired up for the 2017 Emerald City Comicon (ECCC), which was held at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle, WA.

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Learning How to Save a Life

Heart attacks happen anywhere and with no warning. At AIE, we want to do everything we can to keep our students, staff, neighbors, and visitors safe and secure.

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Top Reasons Why Playing Games Can Be Good For You

In case you didn’t know, nearly everyone at AIE plays video games for fun or research on any given day. With that said, most parents or people unfamiliar with the gaming industry will shun such activities since they are unaware of the possible benefits of gaming on a regular basis…playing a video game is a fun way to give your brain a workout!

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CLASS OF 2016

AIE Lafayette and AIE Seattle held graduation ceremonies for their respective Class of 2016 cohorts. Both campuses welcomed graduates and their families to an evening event, filled with smiles and some joyful tears of celebration. Lafayette On Tuesday June 21st, AIE Lafayette recognized the hard work and accomplishment of its graduates for the 2016 school…

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GAMING AND REPETITIVE STRESS INJURIES

Gamers spend many hours per day in front of a monitor developing, designing, or playing video games. It is therefore very important to understand the potential of developing repetitive stress disorders, and the pain associated with this.

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