3D Animator in Austin, TX

3D Animator Job Description

3D animators design and animate 3D characters and objects for games, videos, presentations and other creations. In some cases, these professionals are asked to participate in overall story development or game design. Candidates should be versed in a variety of industry-standard applications, including Maya, MotionBuilder, Mudbox, FBX, 3ds Max, ZBrush, Premiere and After Effects. Companies seeking animators with motion design skills may look for Cinema 4D experience and knowledge of common graphic design software. Employers may also require a demo reel or shipped title.

Typical 3d animator duties:

Meeting with clients and key stakeholders, such as directors, actors, video game designers and other animators, to determine project scope and deadlinesResearching subjects to ensure accurate animated representations and storyboarding in the development of scenes that require animationWorking with designers and developers to ensure that 3D animations meet technical and stylistic requirements

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3D Modeling
3D Modeling
3D Studio Max
Adobe Flash
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Animation
Autodesk
Autodesk Maya
CINEMA 4D
Salary for 3D Animator in Austin, TX
75110 - 109330
25th percentile
75110
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
88740
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
109330
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
Projected salaries for related positions Position title 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Art Director 92510 113390 133980 Animator 73950 88740 105850 3D Modeler 65830 81780 100340 Digital Artist 64960 80910 101210 Presentation Designer 68150 85260 98020 Graphic Designer 59160 76560 90480 Packaging Designer 62640 75980 93090 Illustrator/Infographics Designer 58870 71050 87000 Photo Retoucher 53650 70470 90480 Photographer 50750 66990 84100 Production Artist 60030 70760 78880 Production Coordinator 53940 58000 68440
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