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African Mobile Game Developer Bootcamp w/ Google and Maliyo Games

Deadline: August 1st, 2021

A training Bootcamp for rookie game developers that aims to take you from zero experience to creating android game titles published on the Google Play store has been launched by Google in partnership with Maliyo Games.

  1. Are you Smart, Passionate and Ambitious?
  2. Do you have a passion to create content? Do you possess the 4 Cs Commitment, Competence, Creativity and Collaboration?

Join the Game Developer Bootcamp designed for individuals with basic programming knowledge or computer science background. You will learn how to refine, package and develop casual Android games.

Why You Should Apply

  • State of the art mobile gaming curriculum
  • Self-paced and project-based learning
  • Peer support community
  • Data allowance
Selected candidates can expect the following during the training
  • State-of-the-art mobile gaming curriculum
  • Self-paced and project-based learning
  • Periodic assessments and evaluation
  • Power & Internet access
  • Modern work environment
  • Certification & Paid Internship

Who Can Apply?

  • Reside in Nigeria, Ghana or Kenya
  • Own a laptop or desktop computer
  • Must pass the Ramp Up Course
  • Available to commence bootcamp in August 2021

Anyone in Nigeria, Ghana or Kenya can apply however the ideal candidate should posses some of the following qualities

  • Demonstrable knowledge of one of the programming language (C#, C++, HTML, JavaScript)
  • Have successfully completed an online software programming course in the past 12 months
  • A strong passion for self learning and problem solving
  • Enthusiastic about launching a game development career

After completing the online application here, complete the C# ramp up course to enable you to prepare for the upcoming technical interview. Top students from the technical interview who meet the eligibility criteria would be invited to join the programme.

The bootcamp will operate 3 levels. Students who successfully complete level 1 will progress to level 2 and so on.

The course curriculum will cover topics such as;

  • Game mechanics
  • Level design
  • In-game monetisation
  • Gamification techniques
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine learning
  • Teamwork & collaboration
  • Presentation

Key Dates

Application Deadline: 2nd August 2021

Ramp Up Assessment: 9th August 2021

Training Commences: 16th August 2021

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