The career in animation is most exciting and demanding nowadays due to the emerging of the gaming industries and web technologies.
According to researchandmarkets.com global animation, VFX & games market is projected to reach US $270 Billion by 2020.
Job in animation is an art to build and illustrate character through images and movies to inform, educate or entertain the audiences.
Various institutes offer short-term long term courses to choose animation as a career such as B.Sc. (in multimedia), BA (in animation), and the diploma in animation and graphics.
Job roles for animation and graphic designers:
- Image Editor
- Character Animator
- Graphic Designer
- 2D Animator
- 3D Animator
- Background Artist
- Rendering Artist
The scope of graphics and animation:
As the IT sectors emerge, the graphic designers are on demand in the IT industry, the various company looks for creative graphics designers to create artistic and attractive images for the websites. The average salary for the graphics designer is 20k per month.
The video gaming industry has a large market and growing rapidly, it demands highly creative and artistic animator for creating the character of the game. This field requires highly imaginative skills to present the character. The gaming industry can give you a better career path with handsome salary.
Film and entertainment
You might have seen the various animated movies such as Incredible and Mahabharata. In the film industry animation designers are in high demand for creating the animated character for a movie according to the script. The average salary of the animation designer is 26 k per month.
As industries grow, job opportunities are surged in the same proportion. Media industries covers many aspects such as politics, social interest and government. Media industries often require to present the story through graphics and animation so industries recruit the candidates who are expert in making animations. Salary in the media industry is ₹ 3-6 lakh per annum.
Print and electronic ad industry has been rapidly growing and created huge employment opportunities for graphic and animation designers. Printing industry requires artistic presentation for the advertisement to attract the target audience while electronic or digital advertisement industry requires a designer for creating video ads and image illustration. The average salary in the advertisement industry is ₹ 3 to 5lakh per annum.