AN EMOTIONAL PASSAGEWAY
LET'S START WITH A PLEASING OBSERVATION: THE FRENCH KNOW-HOW IN 3D ANIMATION IS APPRECIATED AND RECOGNIZED ALL OVER THE WORLD. GRADUATES OF FRENCH SCHOOLS, AS LONG AS THEY MASTER ENGLISH, ARE THEN OFFERED NUMEROUS OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXPATRIATION.
3D ANIMATOR'S MISSIONS AND ROLE
3D is everywhere, and more and more prevalent. A major advantage for professionals in this industry, who can choose their preferred field.
A versatile expert, demonstrating both imagination and technical mastery, the 3D animator creates and edits digital images to convey a message or illustrate an idea by moving characters, scenery elements and other objects, allowing them to evolve in their environment. Motions and facial expressions are the two main aspects on which the 3D animator will imprint his skills.
REQUIREMENTS & SKILLS
For the 3D animator, the computer is a perfectly mastered tool on which he shows a high level of technicality concerning the various animation software (Maya, 3ds Max...): he / she performs a work of precision.
His knowledge in physics, anatomy and his observational work are major assets in this profession.
CAREER & DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
As a creative, the 3D animator is highly valued by marketing, communication, graphic design departments... In short, he / she has a wide range of choices if he / she wishes to move on to other fields in the industry. He / she may join a specialised agency, a software publisher, a studio, or choose to set up his / her own business.
Testing the animation of a video game made at ETPA