Animator

Zack Kupfer Consumer Ed. Per 7/8

Average starting salary in the U.S. is $31,000.

Requires Bachelors in animation and art, and internship at animation studios.


Average Projects

  • feature films
  • children's programs
  • games
  • music promos
  • titles and idents
  • CD-ROMS
  • adult comedy and drama

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Relevant degrees

  • animation
  • graphic design/illustration
  • 3D design
  • art and design
  • model making or sculpture
  • design for moving image
  • spatial design
  • film and video
  • multimedia
  • electrical engineering
  • computer-aided engineering

Candidates must show evidence of the following

  • talent - in the form of a show reel or portfolio;
  • networking skills and commitment to projects through previous work experience;
  • an engagement with the industry from submitting work to festivals and competitions;
  • the flexibility to switch between several projects at once.

A few countries that support these jobs include

  • U.S.A.
  • U.K.
  • China
  • Japan
  • Germany