3D Animator in Carlsbad, CA

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 Carlsbad, CA
78348 - 114043
25th percentile
78348
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
92565
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
114043
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 96498 118278 139755 Animator 77138 92565 110413 3D Modeler 68668 85305 104665 Digital Artist 67760 84398 105573 Presentation Designer 71088 88935 102245 Graphic Designer 61710 79860 94380 Packaging Designer 65340 79255 97103 Illustrator/Infographics Designer 61408 74113 90750 Photo Retoucher 55963 73508 94380 Photographer 52938 69878 87725 Production Artist 62618 73810 82280 Production Coordinator 56265 60500 71390

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