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Explore 3D Modeling & Design Careers

Concept Artist

Creates original characters, objects, environments, and storyboards for a variety of visual productions.

Animator/Character Animator

Lends movement to characters and objects in a game, commercial, TV show, or animated feature.

3D Environment Artist/Modeler

Designs and builds 3D landscapes and structures for use in a variety of media productions.

Visual Effects Artist

Specializes in special effects projects including digital effects, stop-motion, and composite imagery.

Game Designer

Uses graphic design, animation, and coding techniques to invent and build interactive games.

Storyboard Artist

Develops sketches of the story that will guide the animation department in development of characters and effects.

Character Modeler/Rigger

Conceptualizes and builds 3D computer-generated characters, including generating skeletal structures and surface simulations.

Creative Director

Oversees all creative projects and staff.

Technical Artist

Enhances game content and maintains workflow from 3D inception to finished game.

Match Mover

Matches computer generated character and object movement to real world actions.


Animates all non-character objects, from vehicles to natural phenomena.

Special Effects Animator

Manages specific shots or visual effects in live action or computer animated features.