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Billy Blue College of Design is the home of Design and Creative Technology education in Australia. With the help of META Esports and our extensive industry network, our mission is to turn a passion for gaming into successful professional careers.

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What are the careers in gaming?

What used to be considered a niche hobby has turned into a huge growth industry and there are countless opportunities for exciting careers. If you’re interested in the design side of gaming you can pursue a career as a character artist, a 3D animator or spatial environmental designer. If you love the complexity and rules of a game then a career as a software engineer, game programming or game developer may be more your style. There’s never been a better time to start a career in game design and development.
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For 30+ years we’ve been delivering courses built by industry for industry to ensure you’re always one step ahead.
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Start making games from day one
Collaborate with other designers, artists and programmers to bring your game concepts to life.
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Master industry-standard software
Australia’s only Higher Education PlayStation® First Academic Development Program.
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META High School Esports partnership
We’ve partnered with industry leaders including META High School Esports to offer you internships, mentoring and scholarship opportunities.

Explore our Design and Creative Technology courses

Billy Blue Design courses are industry-driven, delivered by designers for designers. All our courses include real-life industry experience helping you graduate with the technical skills used in the industry today, a shining portfolio and critical industry contacts.

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Our partnership with META High School Esports

Billy Blue is committed to fostering emerging talent and supporting the next wave of leaders in the global creative industry. Through our META Esports partnership, you get access to a range of invaluable opportunities, including time with industry leaders, scholarships, mentorships and more.

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Your teachers and academics

At Billy Blue all academic staff are leading design professionals who have industry experience, valuable contacts and stories that connect you straight to the design industry.

Trent Nayler | Games
Trent Naylor
Senior Learning Facilitator (Course Co-ordinator), Game Design, Development and Programming

Trent is a co-founder of Sydney-based games studio Pygmy Tyrant. He has designed and created gaming content for more than 20 years


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Dr Shahrzad Saremi
Senior Learning Facilitator
Dr Shahrzad Saremi received her BA in Information Technology from Multi Media University, Malaysia, MSc in Interaction
Design from University of Queensland and PhD from Griffith University. She has published more than 20 journal articles and two chapters of a book and one book with over 1300 citations and H-index of 13. Her main research interests are Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Optimisation and Human Computer Interaction.


Tony Jan
Associate Professor Tony Jan
Program Director, Information Technology

He holds a PhD in machine learning in network security, a Bachelor’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering and has been
responsible for the accreditation of prominent IT education programs across Australia. With over 20 years’ leadership experience in the education and technology sector, Tony is a member of the Australian Computer Society and is an experienced ACS accreditation review board member. He serves as associate editor for a number of journals and has published over 60 articles and conference proceedings focussed on innovative machine-learning algorithms related to financial data, automated video surveillance, artificial intelligence-driven cybersecurity and automated applications related to Industry 4.0. He has also been involved in ARC Discovery on automated video surveillance systems and a number of industry-sponsored research projects related to face recognition and automated credit risk assessment, received more than $600,000 in homeland security research grants. As a prize-winning teacher and ardent learner, Tony thrives on interactions with students which is demonstrable in having supervised 6 PhD and 20 Masters students to completion.


Liam Key
Liam Key
UX and Web Design

Liam has freelanced in industry for the past 10 years, working with clients such as ABC and Queensland Government.
Liam also works as an experimental digital artist producing award winning projects in fields such as post-production, 3D animation, virtual reality, interaction design, robotics, projection mapping, VJing, interactive public installation and is currently focusing on laser light installations.


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