A Sneak Peek Into Animation, Graphic Designing & Illustration As A Degree Specialization?

By EasyUni Staff | Last modified 11 Nov 2017
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Animation

If cartoons and the like have always been part of your life, regardless of your age, perhaps an animation course will be fulfilling. There is an increasing demand for skills in the animation, visual effects, gaming and web design industries, as well as 3D artists in the architectural and industrial fields.

Graduates gain a competitive edge in the job market with instruction in the entire life cycle of the production process. Skills such as communication, integrity, meeting deadlines and maintaining a healthy work ethic are also taught, so that students graduate with the professionalism that can be applied right from the start of their career. Appealing job prospects such as concept creator, storyteller, designer, artist or animator awaits you upon graduation.

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Career Options

  • Texture Artist
  • Storyboard Artist
  • User Interface Designer
  • 3D Artist
  • Technical Artist
  • Art Director
  • Concept Artist (often 2D)
  • R&D Artist
  • Character Designer (often 2D)
  • Environments Designer
  • Effects Designer
  • Pre-Vis Artists (3D)

Graphic Design

The study of graphic design involves an in-depth understanding of a graphic designer's role in history, society and research. Students will have the opportunity to explore issues of culture, economics and social implications of graphic design solution. Through major practical projects, students will hone their multi-disciplinary skills to offer creative and practical solutions, preparing them for challenging careers combining creativity, concepts and computer software skills in the highly competitive advertising and publishing industries.

Career Options

  • Layout Artist
  • Photo Editing / Photoshop Artist
  • Creative / Art Director
  • Flash Designer
  • Brand Identity Designer
  • Logo Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Multimedia Designer

Illustration

Have you always found yourself doodling whenever you're bored to death in class? Don't throw away those doodles just yet; illustration is arguably one of the broadest and most encompassing of art disciplines. It stretches from graphic design through to fine art practice while retaining its embraces objective and subjective drawing, design for screen, creative writing, printmaking, autonomous practice, topography, book works, multimedia, graphic design, research. Students will be guided to discover their own direction and individual voice over three years via a series of challenging and stimulating projects and practical workshops.

Career Options

  • Advertising Illustrators
  • Publishing Illustrators
  • Medical Illustrators

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Posted on 09 Oct 2017
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