How do they match: Special Effects Artists and Animators

  • 3D Designer
  • Computer Artist
  • Computer Graphic Designer
  • Computer Graphic Artist
  • Computer Graphics Illustrator
  • Digital Artist
  • Digital Media Designer
  • Digital Media Specialist
  • Designer
  • Anime Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Instructional Designer
  • Interaction Designer
  • Interactive Digital Media Specialist
  • Interactive Designer
  • Media Designer
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Special Effects Designer
  • Studio Designer
  • Three-dimensional Designer
  • Web Graphic Designer

  • Create special effects or animations using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.

  • Design complex graphics and animation, using independent judgment, creativity, and computer equipment.
  • Assemble, typeset, scan, and produce digital camera-ready art or film negatives and printer's proofs.
  • Create basic designs, drawings, and illustrations for product labels, cartons, direct mail, or television.
  • Create pen-and-paper images to be scanned, edited, colored, textured, or animated by computer.
  • Create two-dimensional and three-dimensional images depicting objects in motion or illustrating a process, using computer animation or modeling programs.
  • Develop briefings, brochures, multimedia presentations, web pages, promotional products, technical illustrations, and computer artwork for use in products, technical manuals, literature, newsletters, and slide shows.
  • Participate in design and production of multimedia campaigns, handling budgeting and scheduling, and assisting with such responsibilities as production coordination, background design, and progress tracking.
  • Script, plan, and create animated narrative sequences under tight deadlines, using computer software and hand drawing techniques.

  • Convert data among multiple digital or analog formats.
  • Create computer-generated graphics or animation.
  • Develop artistic or design concepts for decoration, exhibition, or commercial purposes.