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DigiPen Institute of Technology
Achievements

DigiPen students distinguish themselves both in the classroom and around the world. Across DigiPen’s three global campuses, students have earned more than 500 awards and honors for games, films and academic papers.

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Alumni Success

DigiPen graduates are spread far and wide, being hired by 600+ companies across the globe. They go on to enjoy a rewarding career progression, ready to take on challenges to upskill themselves.

Alumni

HBO

Cody Luitjens

  • Senior Software Engineering Manager
  • Managing the “Experience Team” at HBO in charge of user experience features on the HBO Max app
  • “Knowing how to solve problems and not be afraid of the unknown is something that comes into play all the time. That’s been my biggest takeaway from DigiPen.”

    Alumni Success

    DigiPen’s project-based approach creates alumni who thrive in team environments, know how to navigate challenges and apply their talents to a wide spectrum of pursuits.

    Alumni

    GUERILLA GAMES

    Idris Grey MacChruiteir

  • Senior Quest Designer
  • Served as a senior quest designer on the PlayStation action RPG, Horizon Forbidden West
  • “DigiPen’s project-focused curriculum was super useful in preparing me for the industry. Having to build so many games as a student, both on my own and in teams, gave a decent impression of what actually working in the industry would be like.”

    Alumni Success

    Earning a degree at DigiPen can set your career in motion. Our alumni are equipped to pursue any number of exciting career opportunities in games, technology, animation, and more. Some join the ranks of top companies, lending their skills and expertise to major brands and media franchises, while others choose to launch their own businesses.

    Alumni

    HIGH MOON STUDIOS

    Mike Kersey

  • Programmer
  • Professional Game Developer
  • "It was DigiPen’s combination of talented faculty, targeted courses and multiple game projects that helped me learn the specialized knowledge necessary to start my journey as a professional game developer."

    Alumni Success

    Pursuing an education at DigiPen is just the first step of a much longer journey. From there, graduates go on to embark on any number of exciting career opportunities in games, software and app development, finance, automotive technology and much more.

    Alumni

    NFL

    Ryan Dudley

  • Lead App Developer
  • Working as the lead programmer on the official
    NFL and NFL Fantasy Football apps
  • At DigiPen, Dudley developed his C++ knowledge even further. His junior game Sea of Chaos, a pirate-themed ship battle game, was selected as a Student Showcase Winner for the 2006 Independent Games Festival.

    Career Opportunities

    Earning a degree at DigiPen can set your career in motion. Our graduates are equipped to pursue any number of exciting career opportunities in sci-tech, games, technology, animation, computer science and more. Be it to join the ranks of top companies, lend their skills and expertise to major brands and media franchises, or to launch their own businesses, DigiPen makes it possible for graduates to enter and excel in an array of industries.

    DigiPen The One Academy programmes are geared towards meeting the career demands of today and tomorrow. Following the aim to transform Malaysia into Southeast Asia’s game development hub within the next few years as well as with trending technologies such as the Metaverse, 6G, Blockchain, Cloud Computing, Edge Computing, Big Data, AI (Artificial Intelligence), AR (Augmented Reality) being in demand, opportunities await DigiPen graduates in the expanding and lucrative games and sci-tech industry.

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