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Examples of Positions Held by Computer Animation Alumni

As with any career path, getting a job is a job. The Center for Career Services' personnel at Ringling College of Art and Design are available to help students with career preparation when a student seeks assistance.

In addition to talent and persistence, the utilization of the Center for Career Services' programs and resources should result in the first step towards a successful career in the world of art and design.

The list below indicates the types of career paths which could be pursued upon graduation from Ringling College of Art and Design as a Computer Animation major.

Some of these occupations may require additional training, certification, education or experience. The Center for Career Services can provide information and resources relating to these career options.


Computer Animation Popular Career Options:

  1. 3D Character Animation for Feature Film 
  2. Compositing and Special Effects for Film
  3. 3D Modeling for Video Games 
  4. 3D Animation for Games 
  5. Lighting and Texturing for Games and Film 
  6. Animation for Location-Based Entertainment [Theme Park Rides] 
  7. Technical Director 
  8. Concept / Layout /Storyboard Artist 
  9. Broadcast Design & Animation [Television] 
  10. Scientific Visualization

Ringling College hosts dozens of recruiters annually from the biggest name companies around the country. While on campus, these recruiters typically offer a presentation open to students in all class years which details what they are looking for in potential new hires. In addition, they review portfolios and interview prospective employees and interns.

Information on upcoming recruiter visits is posted on College Central. As a Ringling College student, you can set up an account on our system to post your resumé, and search 1000's of part-time, full-time, freelance, and temporary employment opportunities and internships. There is no cost for this service and our resources are available to you when you become a Ringling College graduate from wherever and whenever needed.

We think you'll agree with dozens of recruiters around the country that Ringling College students and alumni are ready for the workforce!

For more information on careers for Computer Animation, see the proof.

 

DISCLAIMER:
Career Services does not own or maintain the web sites listed below. We provide links as a service to Ringling students and alumni.

Some examples of where Computer Animation Alumni have been hired:

Primary Business Organization Name  -   Position

Lucas Film, LTD - Managing Digital Supervisor
http://www.lucasfilm.com/

Pixar Animation Studios - Technical Director
http://www.pixar.com/

The Third Floor, Inc. - Previs Animator
http://www.thethirdfloorinc.com/

Nickelodeon - Character Animator
http://www.nick.com/

Rockstar New England - Animation Lead
http://www.rockstargames.com/

Electronic Arts - Character Animator
http://www.ea.com/

Kumkwat Entertainment - Animator/3D Artist
http://www.kumkwat.net/

COPA, LLC - Animator
http://copanetwork.com/

Dreamworks Animation SKG - Character Animator
http://www.dreamworksanimation.com/

Bally Technologies - Multi-Media Tech III
http://www.ballytech.com/

Rhythm & Hues - Lead Animator
http://www.rhythm.com/

Blue Sky Studios - Art Director
http://www.blueskystudios.com/

Blur Studio - Animation Supervisor
http://www.blur.com/

id Software - Animator
http://www.idsoftware.com/

SCAD Atlanta - Associate Dean of School of Film and Digital Media
http://www.scad.edu/

Walt Disney Animation Studios - Character TD
http://www.disneyanimation.com/

Sony Pictures Imageworks - Senior Character Animator
http://www.imageworks.com/

Brain Zoo Studios - Character Animator
http://www.brainzoostudios.com/

343 Industries - Lead Vignette Animator
http://halo.xbox.com/en-us/

Animation Mentor - Mentor
http://www.animationmentor.com/

Superfad - Modeler
http://www.superfad.com/

Spacejunk - Creative Director
http://www.spacejunkmedia.com/

Don Phillips Jr. Animation and Illustration - Owner
http://www.donphillipsjr.com/

Spooky Cool Labs - Modeling Supervisor
http://spookycool.com/

Sky Skan, Inc. - Graphic Artist
http://www.skyskan.com/

EA Tiburon - Associate Character Animator
http://www.ea.com/

Reel FX - Development Executive/Producer
http://www.reelfx.com/

BioWare - Animator
http://www.bioware.com/

Sledgehammer Games - Lighter
http://www.sledgehammergames.com/

Lucid Global - Artist
http://www.lucidglobal.com/

Moonbot Studios - Partner
http://www.moonbotstudios.com/

Laika Entertainment - Visual Development Artist
http://www.laika.com/

LEGO - Freelance 3D Artist
http://www.lego.com/

Digital Domain - Story Artist
http://digitaldomain.com/

Raven Software (Activision) - Animator
http://www.ravensoft.com/

Gravity - Animator
http://www.gravityworld.com/digital/

Blausen Medical - Medical Animator
http://blausen.com/

Augsburg Fortress Publishers - Freelance Animator
http://www.augsburgfortress.org/

Mackevision - 3D Artist
http://www.mackevision.de/

Activision - Artist
http://www.activision.com/

Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC - Animator
http://us.playstation.com/

General Motors Advanced Design Center - Digital Sculptor / Maya Visualization
www.gm.com

Junction Point Studios - Animator
www.junctionpoint.com

Telltale Games - Animator
www.telltalegames.com

Vicious Cycle Software - Artist
www.viciouscycleinc.com

THQ - Principal Animator
www.thq.com

Retro Studios - Character Animator
www.retrostudios.com

David and Goliath - Licensing Art Manager
www.dng.com

Method Studios LA - Rigging Lead
www.methodstudios.com

As with any career path, getting a job is a job. The Center for Career Services' personnel at Ringling College of Art and Design are available to help students with career preparation when a student seeks assistance.

In addition to talent and persistence, the utilization of the Center for Career Services' programs and resources should result in the first step towards a successful career in the world of art and design.

The list below indicates the types of career paths which could be pursued upon graduation from Ringling College of Art and Design as a Computer Animation major.

Some of these occupations may require additional training, certification, education or experience. The Center for Career Services can provide information and resources relating to these career options.


Computer Animation Popular Career Options:

  1. 3D Character Animation for Feature Film 
  2. Compositing and Special Effects for Film
  3. 3D Modeling for Video Games 
  4. 3D Animation for Games 
  5. Lighting and Texturing for Games and Film 
  6. Animation for Location-Based Entertainment [Theme Park Rides] 
  7. Technical Director 
  8. Concept / Layout /Storyboard Artist 
  9. Broadcast Design & Animation [Television] 
  10. Scientific Visualization

Ringling College hosts dozens of recruiters annually from the biggest name companies around the country. While on campus, these recruiters typically offer a presentation open to students in all class years which details what they are looking for in potential new hires. In addition, they review portfolios and interview prospective employees and interns.

Information on upcoming recruiter visits is posted on College Central. As a Ringling College student, you can set up an account on our system to post your resumé, and search 1000's of full-time, part-time, freelance, contests, and temporary employment opportunities and internships. There is no cost for this service and our resources are available to you when you become a Ringling College graduate from wherever and whenever needed.

We think you'll agree with dozens of recruiters around the country that Ringling College students and alumni are ready for the workforce!

For more information on careers for Computer Animation, see the proof.