Tips to Become a Successful Animator


dskic08Did you know that the Video Gaming industry is bigger than Hollywood? It is estimated that by the end of 2016, the industry will have crossed the $ 100 billion mark.

There is absolutely no reason to doubt this achievement thanks to the immersive virtual worlds that can make you a hero, a king, a warrior or an adventurer with just a click of a button.

Just like film-making, the development of a game is a culmination of various art forms. Games are no longer brought down to button-mashing or hack & slash arcades. There is a story based narrative, a magnificent artistic appeal, dialogues, voice acting, motion capture, animation and much more.

It is safe to say that companies like Rockstar Games, Ubisoft, Naughty Dog, Valve, Bioware, Nintendo etc. are the Warner Brothers of the gaming industry!

Although consoles and computers remain the top market in the gaming industry, the rise in the number of games available on smartphones is staggering!

And not to forget, gamification is an important marketing strategy being implemented by all the big companies.

So if you are a passionate gamer who wants to apply your artistic or coding skills in an industry that probably has the most dynamic and interactive output, dive into the world of gaming.

Here’s what companies are looking for

A Video Game Designer is the visionary and works closely with game artists and game developers to bring his vision to life. Game Designers come up with the game concept and story, they visualize the characters, environment and game play. They set the rules, structures, props, vehicles and interface design. They should not only be familiar but also have a deep knowledge about different gaming platforms like P.C, Console, Mobile Device etc. Game Designers are also well versed with software technologies and techniques used in each gaming platform.

Video Game artists and art directors experienced with designing tools are extremely important in the conceptualization phase of the game as they create the world, characters etc.(Check out Skyrim or Witcher)

Nowadays, a story or narrative is the centerpiece of a game and for that, game companies need experienced Script Writers.

Animation is also a crucial part of a game. Animators proficient with 3D animation software like Autodesk Maya, Autodesk 3DS MAX, Blender are crucial in the narrative aspect of a game.

Apart from this, the video game world also comprises of Game Developers & Game testers.

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Tips to Become a Successful Animator

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