Animators use software to create animations, these are rapidly sequenced together images to create an illusion of movement.
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- Motion graphics
The techniques and software for creating the illusion of motion such as keyframing, Adobe After Effects, and Nuke.
- Computer equipment
The offered computers, computer peripheral equipment and software products, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.
- Multimedia systems
The methods, procedures and techniques pertaining to the operation of multimedia systems, usually a combination of software and hardware, presenting various types of media such as video and audio.
- Graphic design
The techniques to create a visual representation of ideas and messages.
- ICT software specifications
The characteristics, use and operations of various software products such as computer programmes and application software.
- Finish project within budget
Make sure to stay within budget. Adapt work and materials to budget.
- Follow work schedule
Manage the sequence of activities in order to deliver completed work on agreed deadlines by following a work schedule.
- Develop animations
Design and develop visual animations using creativity and computer skills. Make objects or characters appear lifelike by manipulating light, colour, texture, shadow, and transparency, or manipulating static images to give the illusion of motion.
- Follow a brief
Interpret and meet requirements and expectations, as discussed and agreed upon with the customers.
- Create moving images
Create and develop two-dimensional and three-dimensional images in motion and animations.
- Adapt to type of media
Adapt to different types of media such as television, movies, commercials, and others. Adapt work to type of media, scale of production, budget, genres within type of media, and others.
- Design graphics
Apply a variety of visual techniques in order to design graphic material. Combine graphical elements to communicate concepts and ideas.
- Create animated narratives
Develop animated narrative sequences and story lines, using computer software and hand drawing techniques.
- Analyse a script
Break down a script by analysing the dramaturgy, form, themes and structure of a script. Conduct relevant research if necessary.
- Study media sources
Study various media sources such as broadcasts, print media, and online media in order to gather inspiration for the development of creative concepts.
- Provide multimedia content
Develop multimedia materials such as screen shots, graphics, slide shows, animations and videos to be used as content integrated in a broader informational context.
Optional knowledge and skillsgraphics editor software rig 3d characters gimp (graphics editor software) copyright legislation synfig motion capture convert into animated object consult with production director create 3d characters create 2d painting microsoft visio animate 3d organic forms manage portfolio study relationships between characters adobe illustrator identify customer's needs apply 3d imaging techniques sketchbook pro 3d lighting create original drawings render 3d images digital compositing manage feedback create 3d environments create sketches operate 3d computer graphics software adobe photoshop
Source: Sisyphus ODB