Motion Graphics Artist

Are you a visually creative and artistic person? Do you like working with computers?  If you answered yes to these questions, you might like a career in motion graphics!  What do motion graphics artists do?  They develop video and animation that portrays motion, usually in digital media like television, film, and the internet.

Job responsibilities of motion graphics artists include:

  • Create 2D and 3D images using video and animation
  • Involvement in all stages of the creative process
  • Keyframing
  • Typography
  • Create and deliver motion graphics for various media like mobile and web, etc.

For those studying to become a motion graphics artist, typical courses include:

  • Interactive media
  • Graphics and photo editing
  • Video creation
  • Web design
  • Computer-aided design
  • Drawing and development

Although a bachelor’s degree is usually required for employment, an associate degree with experience is an alternate option.

Has this sparked your interest in motion graphics?  Take a look at each graphic design degree at the following schools that can lead to a career as a motion graphics artist.

  • Associate, Design + Visual Communications at Tribeca Flashpoint College in Chicago, IL.
  • Associate, Visual Communication, Motion Graphics Specialization at Austin Community College in Austin, TX
  • Associate, Graphic Design, Animation and Motion Graphics Specialization at Rasmussen College