RUBIKA

Founded in 2001, RUBIKA Video Game School is a reference in the world of higher education in the video game industry. Our school has earned this position for many reasons: teaching provided by working professionals, prestigious partners (Ubisoft, Gameloft, Ankama, Virtuos, etc.) and student productions that are internationally recognised.

A PROFESSIONAL VIDEO GAME SCHOOL

By joining RUBIKA, you will benefit from all the advantages of a consistent, structured and professional curriculum. Throughout the course, students learn to create animated films in a team. They learn to be versatile and to grasp all the jobs in the production chain, from game design to programming, art direction, scripting and animation. Artistic and technical training is combined with cultural education (art history, civilisation, film analysis, semiology, etc.) and English courses. A large part of the training is also devoted to management and interpersonal skills, with practical application during a variety of group projects.

The fifth year is devoted to the production of a complete prototype, to be presented in front of a jury of professionals. These video games are the result of a complete educational program and provide a gateway to production studios around the world.

Our training programs are certified by the State as a « Game Director » at Level 7 of the National Directory of Professional Certifications (equivalent to BAC+5). 

RUBIKA IS A MEMBER OF :

WHAT DO YOU WANT TO DO?

CREATE VISUAL WORLDS AND CHARACTERS

Your qualities: enthusiasm, artistic and creative sense, passion for drawing, rigour, patience, methodology, meticulousness, team spirit

See the Game Art Program

Campus : Valenciennes 🇫🇷
Duration : 5 years
Admission : Bac to Bac+3
based on a competitive examination + interview
Diploma : BAC+5 « Game Director », Level 7 of the National Directory of Professional Certifications

DEFINE THE RULES OF THE VIDEO GAME AND ITS GAMEPLAY

Your qualities: good communicator, interest in IT tools, logic, creativity, general culture, rigour, team spirit

See the Game Design Program

Campus : Valenciennes 🇫🇷
Duration : 5 years
Admission : Bac to Bac+3
based on a competitive examination + interview
Diploma : BAC+5 « Game Director », Level 7 of the National Directory of Professional Certifications

BRINGING VIDEO GAMES TO LIFE THROUGH PROGRAMMING

Your qualities: logic, technical and programming skills, video game culture, team spirit

Voir la formation Programming

Campus : Valenciennes 🇫🇷
Durée : 5 ans
Admission : Bac à Bac+3
sur concours + entretien
Diplôme : BAC+5 « Réalisateur Vidéoludique », RNCP Niv. 7

BECOME A TECHNICAL EXPERT IN ARTISTIC CREATION

Your qualities: enthusiasm, passion for technology, a strong sense of detail and aesthetics, general culture and videogame knowledge, team spirit

See the Tech-Art Program

Campus : Montréal 🇨🇦
Duration : 5 years
Admission : Bac
based on a competitive examination + interview
Diploma : A.S.C Tech-Art + Bachelor RUBIKA (180 ECTS credits)

6 REASONS TO JOIN OUR VIDEO GAME SCHOOL

AWARDED STUDENT PROJECTS

Every year, RUBIKA’s game prototypes are tested and praised by professionals from all over the world: Ubisoft, Sony, Guerrilla Games (UK), Factory 42, Esko…

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMS

RUBIKA’s programs are praised by professionals from all over the world. We achieve a work placement rate of more than 90%, 40% of which are international.

A UNIQUE WORKING ENVIRONMENT

With 17,000 m² of infrastructure, RUBIKA guarantees working conditions that match the expected professionalism: 1 high-quality computer centre, 1 studio, 3 VR rooms…

AN ACTIVE NETWORK OF OVER 1800 GRADUATES

The RUBIKA animation school has a network of active graduates, employed by the world’s largest production studios. These graduates regularly participate in the school’s life: recruitment, conferences…

THE COMPANY AT THE HEART OF THE EDUCATION SYSTEM

Professional lecturers, internships in production studios, conferences, workshops and study juries make students familiar with the professional world and facilitate their integration.

A PASSPORT TO THE INTERNATIONAL SCENE

RUBIKA is an international animation school with campuses in Canada, India and Vietnam. 40% of our graduates are employed internationally, contributing to the school’s reputation.

YEAR 1 THROUGH 3

BACHELOR PROGRAM

The Bachelor Program is purposed to provide the student with the cultural and artistic fundamentals, the development of creative techniques and the mastery of the tools needed to create video game projects. A substantial part of the course is devoted to project management and learning studio work methods. Starting with the entrance exam, students can choose to specialise in Game Art, Game Design or Game Programming. In order to reach the Master Program, students are faced with a heavy workload and a high level of discipline.

At the end of this program, students obtain a European Bachelor of Arts degree, corresponding to 180 ECTS credits. This certificate allows students to continue their studies in the Master’s program.

YEAR 4 THROUGH 5

MASTER PROGRAM

The Master’s Program strengthens students’ expertise and prepares them for professional integration in high-level studios. The curriculum is organised around the production of prototypes, allowing students to put into practice the skills they have acquired during their studies. From game art, production and programming to marketing and legal studies, all aspects of the production of a video game are taken into account… The program includes 5 to 9 months of compulsory internship, spread over two years.

At the end of the course, students obtain the diploma of Game Director (BAC+5), a degree certified by the State at the highest level of the RNCP ( National Directory of Professional Certifications), allowing them to apply to video game studios worldwide.

Teaching Team

COORDINATOR YEAR 1 - 3

JULIETTE LEROY

 03 61 10 12 42
 Email JULIETTE

DIRECTOR YEAR 1 - 3

PHILIPPE TESSON

 03 61 10 12 42
 Email PHILIPPE

COORDINATOR YEAR 4 - 5

JESSICA PISKORZ

 03 61 10 12 47
 Email JESSICA

DIRECTOR YEAR 4 - 5

FRANCK LETIEC

 03 61 10 12 47
 Email FRANCK

AWARD-WINNING PROJECTS

SELECTION AMONG NUMEROUS AWARDS

Project Gallery

WHAT RECRUITERS SAY!

« RUBIKA students are used to working in teams on complex projects. This allows them to integrate into our productions and to quickly become functional. »

Amandine Dobrowolski

Recruitment Manager, Ubisoft Montreuil

« The creativity and professionalism of RUBIKA’s students have been appealing to us for many years. At the end of their studies, they are ready to join our production teams. »

Etienne Badia

Senior Art & UI Director R&D, King (Barcelone)

« RUBIKA students are trained to become excellent professionals in our industry, especially as the school pays particular attention to the diversity of profiles.”

Corinne Legentil

Head of Human Resources, Virtuos

« RUBIKA offers excellent training, through education that is always in step with the industry’s expectations. It opens the doors to the biggest studios. »

Xavier Fabre

Producer, Riot Games

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