Multimedia Artist and Animator

A multimedia artists or animator creates animation and visual effects for television, movies, video games, and other media. They create two- and three-dimensional models and animation. A Multimedia artists use visual art in combination with sound art, moving images and other media. An animator is an artist who creates multiple images that give an illusion of movement called animation when displayed in rapid sequence; the images are called frames and key frames. Animators can work in a variety of fields including film, television, video games, and the Net. Typically multimedia artists or animators work in teams to produce a media product or service. Note: This is a highly competitive career pathway and the occupational outlook through 2020 is slower than average.