Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Lecturer Rafael Bracero from University of Southern California
The "Interactive Game Design and User Experience" course offers a comprehensive exploration of the fundamental principles and advanced concepts crucial in creating engaging, user-centric gaming experiences. Covering a broad spectrum, the course delves into the essentials of game design, including mechanics, dynamics, and user interface design, while also exploring the intricate realm of user experience (UX) strategies. Students learn about the psychology of players, principles of storytelling, sound and music integration, and ethical considerations in game development. The course progresses to discuss emerging trends such as augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and diverse platform designs. Additionally, it delves into the analytics and data-driven approaches vital for refining user experiences, retention, and engagement. Throughout the program, students engage in topics relevant to game monetization, team management, and the future trajectory of game design, preparing them to adapt and excel in the dynamic landscape of interactive game development.
At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the educator indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.
Interactive Game Design and User Experience, by Rafael Bracero
Rafael Bracero has over 20 years of proven results in brand marketing and partnership development at industry-leading firms, including Disney, Procter and Gamble, Activision and Warner Media. He founded Pathfinder Brand Consulting in 2015 to serve the needs of CPG, tech, media and public sector clients.
Bracero’s brand and product marketing experience includes Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media where he led licensing partnerships across multiple categories with Fortune 500 consumer brands, including J&J, Campbell’s Kraft, and OPI. Prior to joining Disney, Rafael worked in brand management at Procter and Gamble, Activision, and Del Monte Foods where his responsibilities included brand strategy, product management, product innovation, P&L brand accountability, and developing integrated marketing campaigns. Bracero’s expertise also includes digital marketing and social media, media planning, consumer research, forecasting and budgeting, and creative agency management.
Rafael Bracero earned his MBA from USC Marshall School of Business with a focus on marketing. He also holds a MPP in finance from the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy. After gaining his MPP, Bracero worked in Wall Street as an investment banker for Barclays Capital, where he led global project finance transactions. Bracero earned a BA in economics and political science from the University of Michigan.