Animators

(NOC 5241)
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Career Description

Graphic designers conceptualize and produce graphic art and visual materials to effectively communicate information for publications, advertising, films, packaging, posters, signs and interactive media such as Web sites and CDs.

Duties May Include


  • Consult with clients to establish the overall look, graphic elements and content of communications materials in order to meet their needs
  • Determine the medium best suited to produce the desired visual effect and the most appropriate vehicle for communication
  • Develop the graphic elements that meet the clients' objectives
  • Prepare sketches, layouts and graphic elements of the subjects to be rendered using traditional tools, multimedia software and image processing, layout and design software
  • Estimate cost of materials and time to complete graphic design
  • Use existing photo and illustration banks and typography guides or hire an illustrator or photographer to produce images that meet clients' communications needs
  • Establish guidelines for illustrators or photographers
  • Co-ordinate all aspects of production for print, audio-visual or electronic materials, such as Web sites, CDs and interactive terminals
  • Co-ordinate sub-contracting
  • Work in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Supervise other graphic designers or graphic arts technicians.

Examples of Titles

Animation Artist
Animator
Animator, Graphic Design and Illustration

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Animation Diploma; Advanced
General Arts and Science - Pre-Animation and Illustration Certificate
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Animation - 3D Diploma; Online
Interactive Media Management Post-diploma; Online
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Interactive Multimedia and Design (IMD) Bachelor
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Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Applied Arts, Animation and Visual Effects Bachelor
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Concordia University
Montreal, Qu├ębec, CA

Related Program(s):
Film Animation (BFA) Bachelor
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Modified on December 03, 2021