This program trains entry-level professional designers to work in a variety of career areas that include: 3D animation, film & special effects, and video game industries. Graduates also have employment opportunities flowing from the increased demand for 3D animation, simulation and visualization in the Aerospace, Life-Bio-Health Science, Defense, Tourism, Education, and Information Technology fields.
The demand for developing creative ways to communicate information, market services/products, and expression art is increasing. The response is due to the variety of marketing mediums that advertising firms are using in today's world.
Occupational profiles indicate an 11-14% growth for Multimedia Artists, Animators and Computer Programmers* by the year 2020 in the Alamo Region. (*When combining 3D Animation with Game Development). Estimated average hourly wage is **$23.87-39.10 in the Alamo Region. (Source: SOCRATES-Occupational Profiles-Alamo Region) **Note: Variations should be expected.
The following titles are examples of careers associated with this program but not limited to: (please note titles also include Game Development Careers)
- Game Designer
- Game Developer
- Game Producer
- Game Programmer
- Graphic Artist
- Game Tester
- Special Effects