Career Possibilities

Media industries are fast-paced, entrepreneurial businesses, where innovation and collaboration drive success. We don't know today what the standard technology will be in five years! But our alumni are helping to create it, every day.

WPI's IMGD is a comprehensive program that gives students the blend of critical thinking skills, ability to learn new technologies and methods, and experience with industry-standard software and processes that employers seek. Our well-connected faculty include industry veterans and cutting edge researchers, all ready to provide an insider's perspective on games and interactive media industries.

Start your career as an IMGD professional...

Game Developer  •  Software Engineer  •  Graphics Programmer  •  Web Developer

AI Programmer  •  Environmental Artist  •  3D Animator  •  Texture Artist 

User Interface Artist  •  User Experience Designer  •  Level Designer

Script Writer  •  QA Analyst  •  Sound Designer  •  Composer

...and get hired by the best! Among our alumni employers are:

Riot Games  •  Activision Blizzard  •  Bose  •  Bethesda  •  Rockstar Games  •  Harmonix  •  Dejobaan Games  •  Owlchemy Labs  •  Twitch  •  HaptX Inc.  •  Bloomberg  •  Larian


Phone: 508-831-4977
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Why IMGD at WPI?


best colleges in Massachusetts for salary potential

PayScale (2023)

top game design programs nationally (undergraduate)

The Princeton Review (2024)
Top 100

Colleges where low-income students get the highest ROI

Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce (2022)
Preview A group of IMGD arts students listen to advice from an industry professional.
Supporting Your Career in Games and Interactive Media

From your first week with IMGD, you'll be paired with an IMGD faculty advisor in your area of interest. Don't now what that is yet? That's okay! Our breadth-first curriculum helps you explore different areas to find your passion and strength.

IMGD runs weekly community gatherings to support students in building their professional network, hosts regular events where industry professionals and students mingle, offers paid on-campus internships for client work, and has support from our award-winning Heebner Career Development Center