Profiles of Schools/Colleges in Nevada (NV) Offering Animation, Design, Gaming, and Media Related Programs

Our 2014 rankings of the Top 10 Animation Schools in the Southwest. We define the Southwest as Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Nevada.

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Our 2014 list of the Top 100 Animation School Programs in the US. For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.

11. California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California 
When the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music and the Chouinard Art Institute merged in 1961 with the help of none other than Walt and Roy Disney, it became one of the most coveted artist’s communities on the west coast. Dubbed California Institute of Arts (better known as CalArts), the school quickly climbed the ranks to become one of the top ten schools for aspiring animators and America’s top college for students in the arts.

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We started publishing regional and national lists in 2012 in response to myriad emails from aspiring animators and game designers asking us what the best schools were in the US, a given State, or in a particular area of the country.

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List of Nevada schools with game art, game design, and game development degree p

Below is a Nevada school that offers game art, game design, and game development degree programs:

The Art Institutes, Henderson
Programs available: Graphic Design (AS), Graphic Design (BS), Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (BS), Game Art & Design (BS), Web Design & Interactive Communications (D)

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List of Nevada schools with graphic design degree programs

Below is a list of Nevada schools that offer graphic design programs:

DeVry University, Henderson
Programs available: Associate - Web Graphic Design

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How to become a mobile app developer in Reno, Nevada

The city of Reno, Nevada is flourishing with commercial businesses in need of experienced mobile app developers.   Apps are used to collect recipes, compose music, organize files and tell jokes, among many million more assorted purposes.  There's even an insult generator app for mean folks with no imagination.  Mobile app development is among today's hottest career options for professional techies residing in Reno.

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How to become a mobile app developer in Las Vegas, Nevada

These days, all sorts of commercial companies all over the city of Las Vegas, Nevada seek talented developers of mobile applications.  Apps are used for geographical navigation, dinner recipes, downloading forms and organizing files, among many million more assorted functions.  There's even an app that allows users to fake their own caller IDs.  Maybe we shouldn't have told you that.  Anyway, high tech professionals throughout Las Vegas are increasingly landing lucrative local gigs as mobile app developers.

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How to become a mobile app developer in Nevada

Nowadays, many Nevada-based high tech professionals are finding steady local employment in the field of mobile app development.  Mobile apps are used for finding the best search engines, geographical navigation, reading emails, downloading documents and an endless variety of other digital tasks.  There's even an app that allows the user to stretch, twist and tweak photos like faces in a fun house mirror.  Needless to say, commercial companies in Nevada currently issue a vigorous demand for mobile app developers.

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How to become an illustrator in Reno, Nevada

The city of Reno, Nevada is known among financial analysts as a business-friendly area, featuring many thousand retail stores and a flourishing entertainment industry.  Reno corporations maintain a constant need of talented professional graphic designers – especially illustrators - for a never ending variety of commercial visual tasks.

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How to become an illustrator in Las Vegas, Nevada

The city of Las Vegas, Nevada is known for its colorful casinos, vivid live stage shows, accessible local media and other forms of visual entertainment.  Las Vegas also features a thriving community of resident visual artists.  Many of them consistently find employment as graphic illustrators among the city's many thousand local commercial businesses.

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