Digital media skills are in high demand across all employment sectors as every company’s web presence grows and digital entertainment continues to grow. To address this need, CNM Ingenuity currently offers an in-depth digital media bootcamp, but has also launched three new abbreviated digital media bootcamps that focus on just one aspect of the training.
The new bootcamps are designed for employees of a company who want to improve their skills in a certain area or for job seekers who want to focus on a particular segment of the digital media field.
“Digital media production is very important to the film industry, but it’s also a critically important communication tool for almost any industry you can think of, including education, healthcare, research scientist, and the list goes on,” says CNMI instructor Rod Sanchez. who oversees all digital media bootcamps.
For companies looking to tap into animation — a burgeoning field that’s used in everything from TV commercials to social media marketing — CNMI offers a bootcamp that meets only on Thursdays and Fridays so that internal employees and new students can be released. until you attend. In the bootcamp, students will learn the basic animation production pipeline and learn how to use leading enterprise animation software. From storyboarding to scriptwriting to production, the course will help students produce a professional-looking digital portfolio that can be put to immediate use.
Anyone who wants to focus on video production and editing can take an intensive four-week bootcamp that meets Monday through Friday and covers basic studio and on-site video/audio production and editing. Students will also learn video production techniques in CGI (computer generated imagery) using green screen compositing and LED panel technologies.
As the digital game development market is expected to surpass $200 million by 2023, CNMI is also offering an intensive four-week game development bootcamp. In this bootcamp, students will take an in-depth course on digital game design/development and come away with a playable digital game built through the Unity game engine. Students will learn the basics of digital game design, game psychology, and game mechanics.
The new bootcamps start as early as April and last all summer. With new funding, there are also many scholarships for students who are in financial need or who can show how their work will benefit the New Mexico economy.
“At CNM Ingenuity, we’re always committed to finding accelerated, smart ways to teach people the skills they need and these small group bootcamps are an exciting new way to keep up with demand,” says Andrea Sisneros-Wichman. , director of the Deep Dive program. “We have no doubt that this will be an opportunity well used that will benefit our students and the companies where they will work.
Learn more and register for new bootcamps here.