Multimedia Artists/Animator

Code: 27-1014.00

Also known as: 3D Animator (Three-Dimensional Animator), 3D Artist (Three-Dimensional Artist), Animator, Artist, Digital Artist, Graphic Artist, Illustrator, Motion Graphics Artist, Multimedia Producer

Description: Without movement, we would be as stationary as a painting on the wall. From people and animals to vehicles and the living environment, the Multimedia Artists and Animators are the architects of digital imagery, motion and expression.Multimedia Artists use software to create the crafts and visual images that captivate our eyes. These talents put a piece of themselves into their various works of art, illustrations and multimedia presentations.Animators help to breathe life into the mannerisms of objects, offering story and personality that can be read and interpreted through movement. Whether you are watching your favorite television show or the latest movie blockbuster, you will be hard pressed not to find an Animator's creative hands at work. From the sweeping motion graphics you see on ESPN to the digital effects and explosions you see in movies, Animators are needed in all forms of media. They turn simple text and voice-based commercials into moving stories, while keeping you constantly immersed through visual movement.

Multimedia Artists/Animator

Typical wages

10% $42,390
25% $56,890
Median $77,700
75% $108,640
90% $142,750
10% $20.38
25% $27.35
Median $37.36
75% $52.23
90% $68.63

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 6,900