Showing posts with label cartoon/drawing. Show all posts
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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Animation - 2-D and 3-D animation, Animation Schools,Online Schools,Game Development and Design

OVERVIEW : Animation has recently evolved as a growing career option due to extensive use of computers and invention of 2-D and 3-D technologies. Animation involves rapid display of images/models in order to create a movement. Animation industry offers range of career opportunities for the students with thorough and up-to-date knowledge of animation. You can work with Video game or Website Design Company where you can use your animation skills. Knowledge of graphics, video productions or special effects can give wings to your career along with handsome pay scales. Thus joining an animation field may feature most advanced career opportunities for you.
JOB DESCRIPTION : Animation courses are widespread and dynamic featuring 2-D and 3-D technologies. Apart from being creative, animator has to perform various roles to create illusionary movements. An animator could be a modeller, layout artist, key frame animator, compositor etc. Game development and design are also big parts of animation industry. Special effects added in the film or television is also artwork of an animator. The animation is mostly presented in form of a video program or a motion picture. It consists of creation of an imagery cartoon/drawing and giving life to it. Imagination and creativity are the crucial powers of an animator who breathe life into a static image.
JOB OUTLOOK : Animation industry is expected to grow as consumer's demand for more realistic video games, television and movies with special effects, computer graphics and 3d movies are increasing. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment of multimedia artists and animators is expected to grow by 8 percent from 2010 to 2020. 
DEGREES OFFERED Associates   - Bachelor's   - Master's  - Certificate
SALARY :  Occupation  :  Multimedia artists and animators
                ELE              :  Formal training/Bachelor' degree
                EOL (10%)   :  $33,840
                EOH (10%)  :   $99,830
                ELE             -  Entry Level Education 
                EOL            -  Earning of Lowest

         -  Medain Annual Wage
           -  Earning of Highest 
EXPECTED JOB GROWTH : According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the median annual wage of multimedia artists and animators was $58,510 in May 2010. There is tremendous demand for computer graphics for mobile devices such as smart phones, animation and visual effects in video games, movies, and television which in a way will lead to more job opportunities as game studious will require additional multimedia performers and animators to meet this improved need.