Benefits For Students

What Are the Benefits of Joining the Team?

Project Pixel is dedicated to empowering students by augmenting their creative capacities, honing problem-solving abilities, nurturing technical proficiency, and expanding career horizons. Through a comprehensive approach encompassing teamwork, entrepreneurship, adeptness in business practices, and the cultivation of essential soft skills, it stands as a catalyst for holistic personal growth and professional development.

PROGRAMMING/
TECHNICAL TEAM

You have the opportunity to delve deep into the world of coding and technical problem-solving. Through hands-on experience with various programming languages and tools, you’ll gain invaluable skills that are highly sought after in today’s tech-driven job market. Working collaboratively on projects allows for the exchange of knowledge and fosters a supportive learning environment where you can grow your expertise and tackle complex challenges together.

Technologies you would learn:

  • Unity Game Engine
  • C#
  • VSCode / Visual Studio
  • Git

GRAPHICS DESIGN TEAM

Provides a creative outlet for individuals passionate about visual communication and design. You can unleash your artistic talents and develop eye-catching sprites, backgrounds and animations for projects. By working closely with other teams, such as the Programming Team, you would contribute to the game’s overall elegance and user experience. Being part of this team would hone your design skills and cultivate a keen sense of aesthetics and attention to detail.

Technologies you would learn:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Aseprite

SOUND & MUSIC TEAM

You have the opportunity to explore the intersection of technology and artistry through sound design and music composition. As a team m, you’ll create immersive auditory experiences that enhance the overall ambiance of the games you work on. Collaborating with other teams provides a platform for experimentation and innovation, allowing you to refine your skills and develop a diverse portfolio in the realm of audio production.

Technologies you will learn:

  • Garageband
  • Digital Audio Workstation
  • Virtual instruments
  • MIDI Files

PUBLIC RELATIONS & MARKETING TEAM

You would be equipped with essential skills in organization, communication, and strategic planning. As a team member, you oversee the successful execution and promotion of projects. Through hands-on experience in project planning, scheduling, budgeting, and marketing strategy development, you gain practical knowledge applicable to a wide range of industries.

Additionally, collaborating with other teams fosters teamwork and ensures alignment between project goals and stakeholder expectations.

GAME DESIGN TEAM

Game Development opens doors to an exciting world where you collaborate with fellow team members. Together, you conceptualize, design, and prototype engaging gameplay experiences. From brainstorming game mechanics to rigorous testing and iterative improvements, you gain valuable insights into the design process. Balancing creativity with practical considerations—such as user engagement and playability—becomes second nature.

As you work alongside programmers, artists, and sound designers, your contributions shape immersive and memorable gaming experiences. So, dive in, create, and let your passion fuel the next gaming masterpiece!

Join Us!

Interested in being a part of our team?

A student-led project creating 2D games for charity.

EMAIL: projectpixel@sheffield.ac.uk

Project Pixel
The University of Sheffield
Western Bank
Sheffield
S10 2TN