3D Animator in Philadelphia, PA

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 Creative Cloud
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Premiere Pro
Animation
Autodesk
Autodesk Maya
Salary for 3D Animator in Philadelphia, PA
76405 - 111215
25th percentile
76405
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
90270
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
111215
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 94105 115345 136290 Animator 75225 90270 107675 3D Modeler 66965 83190 102070 Digital Artist 66080 82305 102955 Presentation Designer 69325 86730 99710 Graphic Designer 60180 77880 92040 Packaging Designer 63720 77290 94695 Illustrator/Infographics Designer 59885 72275 88500 Photo Retoucher 54575 71685 92040 Photographer 51625 68145 85550 Production Artist 61065 71980 80240 Production Coordinator 54870 59000 69620

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