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Monday, 31 July 2017

B.sc in Animation Career Prospects and Job Oppurtunities

Animation has emerged to become a very popular career choice among Indian students. Previously, this field was pretty much unknown to the masses. But in the last few years, this field has gained much attention and has since developed rapidly. Success of animation films and cartoons has greatly contributed to the growth of this field in India.

Studios, film production houses and animation companies are pouring more and more money into this field in order to improve the quality of animation sequences present in their works. They know that animation has got huge potential in India.


Demand for skilled and creative animation professionals is pretty high in India. Studios, Film production houses and animation companies know how big the field is. They have the money to burn too! All they need is qualified and skilled animators, who can bring their work to life and help them earn their share of profit!

Creating a piece of animation is not just about drawing, sketching and bringing the characters to life using some software. Actually, there are numerous stages and processes involved in this activity. This is the main reason why film production houses and animation companies have large dedicated staff of animators! Based on the stages involved in this process, one may take on any of the following job profiles-
  • Director
  • Production Designer
  • Script writer
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Illustrator
  • Layout Artist
  • Digital Painter
  • Animator
  • Modeller
  • Compositor
  • Editor
Animators may work under supervised setups, start their own venture or work as a freelancer. Some of the well known recruiters include-
  • Animation Studios
  • Media Agencies
  • Film Production Houses
  • Post Production Houses
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Web Entities (E Commerce sites, E Magazines, Websites etc)
  • Computer and Mobile Game Developers

 

SALARY

Starting salary depends on a number of different factors. Prominent factors are- profile of the employer, employee skills, aptitude and grades attained by the employee. General starting salary is around 15-20k Rupees per month. In case of high profile animation studios and media houses, salary figure will be higher than the one mentioned here.
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