Jordan Slater

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!

Who Am I

I am interested in becoming a Artist/Animator. The skill that I have is drawing. Question: “Why should all of these things be considered when deciding on a career?” I think that when you decide on a specific career, you have to know what you would be interested in doing.

Where Am I Going?

My carreer as a...

Multimedia Artist/Animator

Facts

Job Description: To be an animator or artist, you would create or draw pen-and-paper images to be scanned, edited, or colored, textured, or animated by computer.


Median Salary (annually): $61,370.


Job Outlook: Employment of multimedia artists and animators is projected to grow 6 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. Projected growth will be due to increased demand for animation and visual effects in video games, movies, and television.


Cluster: Arts, Audio-Video Technology & Communications


Work Schedule: Most multimedia artists and animators work a regular work schedule, although it is not unusual for them to work 50-hour weeks. When deadlines are approaching, they may work nights and weekends


Work Environment:Artists and animators, not just those who are self-employed, often work from home. Some work for motion picture or video game studios and frequently work in offices.


Something Interesting About Career: Multimedia artists and animators often work in a specific medium. Some focus on creating animated movies or video games. Others create visual effects for movies and television shows. Creating computer-generated images (known as CGI) may include taking images of an actor’s movements, which are then animated into three-dimensional characters. Other animators design scenery or backgrounds for locations.

How do I get There?

College I might/want to attend: Florida International University - Miami, FL


Why This College?: Because they teach many different art programs including; Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Photography and Digital Art. (Far from home)


Degree: Bachelor's Degree.


Tuition Fee for the College: $18905.18 (per year)


What Scholarship?: I would like a scholarship in Animating.