To become an animator, you will need the necessary design skills and knowledge, plus media production, communication and the ability to use your initiative. Have excellent knowledge of the fine arts and to be able to use a computer and software packages.

Game developers create characters, objects and scenery in games. They paint textures and create wireframes to produce believable models. They draw, model, texture and animate in different styles – either working to brief or creating innovative concepts. They use shading and special effects as well as add textures to digital models.

If you dream of becoming an animator, our competition is the perfect way to develop and test the skills you will need for a successful career.

Are very creative
Have excellent IT skills
Are patient
Are able to work to deadlines

Career opportunities

  • Animator

  • Senior developer

  • Producer

Average Salary
Entry Level
+ 3.7%
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

Meet our 3D Game Design role model

Dan competing


Dan is one of our inspiring Career role models in 3D Game Design

What next?

Photo of Declan competing internationally in the Automobile Technology Competition

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