A three-dimensional (3D) graphics artist designs digital animation or footage that is used for characters, landscapes, backgrounds and other elements in film, television or video game production.
- The still or moving creations have the appearance of depth in addition to height and width.
- While some artists prefer working solely with sophisticated computer or film technology, others will design their creations by hand, and then transfer them into the appropriate software.
- The illustrations or designs can be animated or sequenced to give the illusion of motion.
- Graphics artists conduct research on design concepts, and they may develop and draw storyboards that present an overview of the project’s final form.
- Artists work closely with a creative director and other team members throughout the production and post-production process.
- Creativity is an essential characteristic for any 3D graphics artist.
- She must be able to envision an abstract concept and help transform it into a concrete reality while adhering to deadlines and receiving consistent feedback.