India has more than 300 animation studios, which employee over 15,000 animation professionals. The gaming  industry is one of the top employers and they also pay quite well. though entertainment trough film and television is the main area of the application in this profession, animation is also needed in other areas such as business, sales, engineering, education and advertising. Animators can also find jobs in print media and publishing firms.

Freelance work is another option, particularly for web animators. Animators can also branch into website design, CD-Rom production, graphics designing and three dimensional product modeling.

About Salary:-

Junior Animators Or trainee Could get between Rs. 8,000-15,000 Per Thousand per month. With Three to five years of experience they can earn Rs. 25,000-40,000. A well experienced animator who has a good portfolio of excellent animation work could easily get Rs. 50,000-60,000 per month. With US and European studios outsourcing work to India, and Indian companies creating a number of animated films and cartoons, the looks bright for creative animators.

Animation is muliti-billion dollar industry has generated great employment scope, and offers career opportunities across a range of profiles- from technology based jobs such as scanning , compositing, digital ink and paint  and game designing to creative guys like visual-effects supervisiors,3D modellers and character animators.

Training is the most essential and important aspect for the creation of skilled professional in the field of animation. To become an animator, the first step is to join a diploma course in animation. There are various diploma courses to choose from like, diploma in graphic designing, Web designing etc, which can help them master the suite of  technical skills required to pursue a lucrative career in this exciting and dynamic industry.

The curriculum for diploma courses are designed in such a manner that over a courses are designed in such a mannar  that over a courses of time students get a thorough grounding, expert training and certification in his/her desired topic of specialization such as Modeling, Lighting, Rigging, Animation, Visual Effects etc.

A student pursuing a diploma course in animation and gaming can pursue job roles such as Graphic Designer, Web Designer, 2D/3D Animator, 2d/3D Designer, AV Editor, Technical Trainer, 3D Modeler, Multimedia Programmers, Compositors , Visualizers , Content Developers and Pre and Post  Production executives in leading animation studios and entertainment.


Career in animation is one of the most -sought- after career options these days. and why not ? With high salaries, career growth and an opportunity to showcase your creativity, a career in animation could be the right choice for today’s youth . With movies like Baahubali, Kung Fu Panda , Ice Age and other being a rage among children and adults alike , The prospect of animation industry look bright

A Job In Animation can be defined as the art of breathing life to a character or an object. A blend of entertainment industry and technology, It is concerned with design and drawing , layout and production of graphically rich and attractive multimedia clips.


Here’s A  List  Of   Probable Job Roles In Animation :-

   1. 2D Animator

2. 3D Animator

3.Key Frame Animator

4.Image Editor


6.Character  Animator

7.Texture Artist

8.Layout Artist

9.Lighting Artist

10.Story Board Artist

11.Background Artist

12.Clean Up Artist

13.Rigging Artist

14.Rendering Artist

15.Digital Ink And paint Artist


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