Calling all aspiring and established artists looking for a foothold into the African games industry! Nigerian based Maliyo Games is starting a program with an entry path into gaming.

Are you a visual artist who dreams of bringing your creative ideas to life? Have you ever wondered about the creative process behind mobile games? If your answer is yes, Maliyo Games is excited to announce their upcoming Game Art Training Programme; kicking off on the 31st of May 2023.

At Maliyo Games, they have the vision to embed Africa’s vibrant culture into mobile games through captivating visuals, immersive environments, and engaging storylines. And now, they are offering a unique opportunity for aspiring artists to learn the essential skills needed to succeed in the global games industry. 

Their 3-month accelerated art training programme will provide free training, experienced mentors, and a peer support community. Their goal is to provide you with the skills you require to start a career in the games industry. During your time with them, participants will learn about character design, promotional art design, environment design, scene design, animation, storyboarding, and 3D modeling. They will also develop skills in art collaboration, communication, and teamwork, all crucial skills in the games industry. 

If you’re passionate about art, you can apply to the programme regardless of your prior experience. We’re looking for talented individuals who can thrive in a self-paced learning environment. 

The application deadline is May 10th, 2023. If you’re interested, visit to learn more and apply. Top students who meet the eligibility criteria will be invited to join the programme.