Careers in animation

Become a character designer. Become a 2-D or 3-D animator. Become a 3-D previz artist, a stop motion animator, or storyboard and concept artist. Today's animators are the storytellers who drive an entire industry, employing their unique artistic prowess in film, television and online media. Isn't it time you joined them?

Launch your career as a professional:

  • 2-D traditional/digital cel animator
  • 3-D animator
  • 3-D previz artist

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • Bento Box Entertainment
  • Digital Domain
  • Disney

Alumnus Kaan Kayimoglu, lead animator for Bigpoint

At SCAD, we give students the tools they need to excel in the most fast-paced workplaces, in the most prestigious roles. Alumnus Kaan Kayimoglu (M.F.A., computer art, 2002), lead animator for gaming giant Bigpoint, discusses his arrival to the U.S. and how SCAD helped him reach his childhood dream.

Animation, Taylor Parrish, Winter 2014

SCAD will see you to success

We make it a point to support our students both within the classroom and beyond. As part of that effort, the office of career and alumni success at SCAD offers students and graduates an array of career-building services, including:

  • Résumé development
  • Portfolio building
  • Mock interviews
  • Self-promotion
  • Assistance finding internships and employment opportunities

With professional guidance and one-on-one advising, SCAD will stay with you to help you kickstart your creative career.

Take the next step

Put your creative career in motion by pursuing an animation degree at SCAD. Our B.F.A., M.A. and M.F.A. degrees are available in Atlanta, Hong Kong, Savannah, and online via eLearning.

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