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Career Options in Animation

Career Options in Animation

Introduction:
Nobody can forget the pretty, cute and martial arts possessed panda who showed us that self-belief can help the scale of great heights for the people. Even the blockbuster movies like Monsters vs. Aliens, Ice Age, Bolt, Up, Coraline, Wall-E, The Chronicles of Narnia, Kung Fu Panda are the striking movies of the miracle in Animation. The Industry in Animation has boundless scope for the people who love to create magic. Instead of the global economic crises, an animation industry has continued to grow at a rapid pace across the world.
Eligibility criteria:
In order to pursue a career in animation is by receiving a diploma or graduate degree in animation field. In India, currently very few institutions offer this course. The Bachelor in Fine Arts is a 3 year course and it is a major course to step forward in the animation arena. In diploma it may varies from 6 months to 1 ½ year  course.
The eligibility criteria for doing a graduate degree or diploma in animation arena is the candidate must complete 10+2 from a recognized board with minimum 45% marks.
Is it a right career to choose?
If the candidate has lots of knowledge on creativity then it is the right career option for the candidate. The candidate need hard work, patience and dedication towards their work.For being a good animator the candidate must be good at sketching & drawing and need to have a great deal of imagination, good communication skills and good at visualization skills for using colors. If the candidate has all the above skills, then it is the best career option for them.
How much it costs?
The total cost to pursue the Animation is based on the institutions as well as the course that the candidate select the fee can cost in between 50,000/- to 2,00,000/-.
Career prospective:
Being an animator, the candidate has the best rising career in gaming and entertainment industry. The animator has good command over advertising, television and movies due to the excessive usage of the special effects. To create a single animation movie requires about 500 animators, means there are a number of employment opportunities. It is one of the best lucrative, concrete and demanding career options that serves both education and entertainment. The starting pay scale of the animators ranges from about 10,000 to 15,000/- per month. Within the 3 to 5 years the candidates may become as a senior animator then they can get over 30,000 to 40,000/- per month
Job roles:
Animation offers a wide range of career opportunities and the positions like:
Ø    In-between animator.
Ø  Modeler
Ø  Background artist
Ø  Layout artist
Ø  Story Board Artist
Ø  Clean-up Artist
Ø  Scanner operator
Ø  Compositor
Ø  Character animator
Ø  Special effect artist
Ø  Digital ink and paint artist
Ø  Key frame animator
Ø  Lighting artist
Ø  Image editor
Ø  Rendering artist
Ø  2-D animator
Ø  Texture artist
Ø  Rigging artist
Ø  3-D animator

Positives:
·        Animation is a very lucrative profession
·        Being an animation artist the candidate has great scope in India as well as foreign countries.

Negatives:
The animator has to spend long hours during their career, it may be stressful.