JOB DESCRIPTION :Technological world is witnessing new trends in the gaming and web development with the entry of innovative animation effects. Most common job roles include 3D animators and 3D designers. They have to focus on modeling, background design, composition, animation and special effects. 3D designers and animators use computer software technologies to design and develop the 3D images. Designing corporate logos, designing the conceptual part of the game arts, creating online advertisements etc are some of their responsibilities.
3D designers and illustrators should have a great talent for colors, shapes and images. In website development phases, they have to introduce simple and creative ideas to create a pleasing visual effect for the websites. World of video gaming is revolutionized with the animation effects attached with highly creative 3D designs. According to concept of the game, 3D animators have to develop story board with proper multimedia effects. A unique theme should be implemented through cutting edge technologies which will introduce simple ideas to the world.
JOB OUTLOOK :A career of 3D designer or animator can offer you fruitful results if you are creative as well as tech-savvy. With the increased use of internet and technological advancements in the entertainment media, job prospects appear to be in favorable situation for the aspiring artists. Despite the tough competition in the industry, your knowledge and style of the art will always fetch a rewarding job for you.
DEGREES OFFERED : 3D design programs are offered along with the animation or graphic design courses.
- Associate's -Bachelor's -Master's -Certificate
EXPECTED JOB GROWTH:According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities for graphic designers are expected to increase by 13 percent and that of animators by 8 percent during 2010 -20.
|Occupation||ELE||MAW(2010)||EOL (10%)||EOH (10%)|
|Graphic Designers||Bachelor' Degree||$43,500||$26,200||$76,910|
|Multimedia Artists And Animators||Bachelor' Degree||$58,510||$33,840||$99,830|
ELE-Entry Level Education MAW- Medain Annual Wage
EOL-Earning of Lowest EOH-Earning of Highest
Source : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.