What can you do with an animation and visual effects degree?
The following highlights a number of potential animation and visual effects careers:
- Animation Director or Supervisor
- Animator (stop motion, 2D drawn, or 2D or 3D computer animation)
- CG Modeler
- Digital Painter
- Editing Assistant
- Model Maker
- Key Animator
- Layout Artist (2D drawn, or 2D or 3D computer animation)
- Lighting Technical Director or Lighter
- Match Move Artist
- Production Assistant
- Production Designer
- Render Wrangler
- Roto Artist
- Storyboard Artist
California is the top employer of multimedia artists and animators, with an average salary of $82,810. The metropolitan area of Los Angeles/Long Beach/Glendale has the highest employment level in this occupation, with an average salary of $86,140.
Note: Salary information is provided for general reference only. APU does not guarantee the accuracy of the figures listed, and cannot predict or promise a specific salary for any graduate. For the most current salary estimates, please visit http://www.payscale.com.