Careers in animation

Become a story and concept artist. Become a character technical director. Become a 3-D animator. 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:

  • Story and concept artist
  • Character technical director/rigger
  • 3-D animator

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

  • Disney
  • Cartoon Network
  • Fisher-Price

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 student drawing on Cintiq in computer lab

SCAD will see you to success

We support our students both within the classroom and beyond. As part of that effort, the SCAD office of career and alumni success 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 help you kick-start 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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