Global Game Jam Comes Back To New England Tech In 2014

From January 24 to January 26 New England Tech hosts the world’s largest Game Jam!

Rhode Island Global Game Jam at New England Tech

For 48 hours teams from across the country and around the world will collaborate to fully conceptualize and develop a video game, from start to finish.

2014 Global Game Jam - Rhode Island - New England Tech

If you’re interested in participating in Game Jam at the New England Tech campus, you’re in luck. We’re currently accepting registrations. You do not need to be a New England Tech student, however you must be at least 18 years old. If you decide to participate at New England Tech you’ll have access to our cutting edge computer labs (11 PC labs and 2 Mac labs!) and facilities, as well as refreshments throughout the duration of the Game Jam.

Click here to register to participate at New England Tech!

New England Tech Offering Bachelor Degrees In Graphics, Multimedia And Web Design

New England Tech will offer a Bachelor of Science degree program in Graphics, Multimedia and Web Design (GMW)  Technology.

Rhode Island GMW programs

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Beginning in April, 2014, this program will complement the existing Associate in Science degree program in Graphics, Multimedia and Web Design (GMW) Technology.

The NEW GMW bachelor degree program will build upon the core design and technical skills developed in the Graphics, Multimedia and Web Design Technology’s associate degree program.

The bachelor’s program is designed to prepare students for employment in a wide variety of emerging new media careers. Students will develop interdisciplinary skills combining web content management systems, ePublishing, branding, packaging design, search engine optimization, web video, and social media marketing.

Cross-platform delivery via ePub and mobile devices will be emphasized. Creative  Content development, media literacy, marketing, writing, and UI/UX design, will support each student’s “branded” portfolio and personalized career path.

New England Tech Graphics, Multimedia, and Web Design (GMW) Student Portfolios

New England Tech students in the Graphics, Multimedia, and Web Design programs have recently updated their portfolios.

Take a look at their presentations in the videos below!

Graphics, Multimedia and Web Design Commercial – GMW

The Graphics, Multimedia and Web Design (GMW) Technology associate programs prepare students for entry-level positions in a variety of emerging media and desktop production environments. The underlying goal of visual creativity is central to all of the technological coursework, and each student will produce and design a personal “brand” to package and promote their portfolios.

Starting with the core skills of digital photography, design, and computer graphics, students receive hands-on, project-oriented instruction in web design, interactive multimedia, branding, and e-publishing. A wide variety of 2D and 3D animation software is also integrated into the program. Students also learn how to most effectively use digital audio and video clips for multimedia presentations, web delivery, and social media.

Rhode Island Creative Magazine features New England Tech

We are thrilled to have been included in RI Creative Magazine’s premiere issue with a featured article about New England Institute of Technology’s Graphics, Multimedia and Web Design Program.

New England Tech featured in the premier issue of Rhode Island Creative Magazine

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Pixar Animation Studio Pros at NEIT

Animation movie experts from Pixar visit Rhode Island design school New England Tech

Everyone at New England Tech is very excited about a unique Pixar workshop being held this Friday and Saturday, October 12th and 13th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at our new East Greenwich, Rhode Island campus. In fact, we are the only southeastern New England location to host “Masterclass in Animation and Story Development”. This workshop has toured internationally with New England Tech being one of only six North American stops including Chicago, Seattle, Miami, Toronto, and Vancouver.

Andrew Gordon and Matthew Luhn who are industry leaders in animation and storyboarding will present the tools you will need to create original stories and feature-quality animation. These professionals have worked on popular Pixar films such as A Bug’s Life, Toy Story 2 & 3, Monsters Inc., Finding Nemo, Cars, The Incredibles, and Ratatouille.

This masterclass will appeal to individuals at all levels of skill and experience. We are looking for students, teachers, trainers, enthusiasts, and hobbyists of animation and story development. Are you are interested in 2D/3D animation, character design, script and story writing, filmmaking, website design, publishing, rendering, storyboarding, cartoon creation, illustrating, graphic design, or developing software, video games, online games and mobile apps? If so, then join us for this outstanding workshop.

There are just a few seats left so don’t delay! This workshop completely sold out at each location last year so register now at a discounted fee of $295.

For a complete class curriculum and registration information, visit or call 401-780-4345. This is one event you won’t want to miss!


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