What does an Animator do?
Animators perform a number of different tasks, with the end goal of creating visual works that can be displayed through different media sources, including film, TV, websites, and social media. This role requires storyboarding, drawing using physical and digital tools, creating frames for animation, and pulling frames together into moving pictures. Animators must be able to work collaboratively as well as independently and often on tight deadlines.
Animators do not require a degree for entry level positions. However, Bachelor's degree in art, animation, or similar fields may be preferred. This role requires individuals who are extremely detail-oriented and who possess necessary communication skills for collaborative work.
Average Base Pay
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an animator
When working as an animator, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Maya, Illustration, Zbrush, Autodesk 3ds Max and Rendering.
- Concept Artist
- Technical Artist
- 3D Artist
- Character Artist
The most common qualifications to become an animator is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.