Animation, games and VFX
Animation, games and VFX are industries that combine creativity and imagination with technical expertise. Whether you want to become a games designer, animator, visual effects artist, concept artist, digital painter or technical director, find out more about the varied and specialised roles available in these fast-growing and cutting-edge fields.
If you would like more in-depth knowledge about working in games and VFX, and pathways into the industry, click the following links to download ScreenSkills' games career map (PDF) and visual effects career map (PDF).
Storyboard artists, painters and inbetweeners are all part of the assembly line of frame-by-frame hand-drawn animation
Model makers and animators work together to create the unique look of stop-motion animation using physical models and photography
Computer-generated (CG) animation
CG animation includes a range of creative and technical jobs, from 3D trackers to painters specialising in rendering clothes and fur
Games is a fast-growing industry with many specialist skills in-demand across roles such as concept artist, games designer and programmer