Animations have always amazed us especially in our childhood and it still does, to me at least. For a long time I used to wonder how these fake characters look so real, well I just kept thinking but now I know what is it and how it works. I am glad that you are interested in learning animation and to be a professional in this creative field. Animation course is one of the most popular courses among students who have cleared their 10+2 exams.

I would like to give you a brief idea about animation, it is a process of making the illusion of motion and change by rapidly displaying the sequence of static images which differs from each other minimally. Below I have given all the essential information for you guys to have a clear picture for opting animation as a career.


An animator is an artist who creates multiple images, known as frames that give an illusion of movement called animation when displayed in rapid sequence. To successfully execute your work as an animator, you need have the following skills:

  • Creativity and Imagination
  • Good Drawing or Modelling Skills
  • Patience and Concentration
  • Acting Skills to Bring Characters to Life
  • Accuracy and Attention to detail
  • The Ability to Take Decisions
  • Good Computer Skills, Preferably Including Graphics and Animation Software
  • Communication and Presentation Skills
  • The Ability to Work Under Pressure and Meet Deadlines
  • Good Teamwork Skills.

If you don’t have these qualities then you can develop in the institutes which I have mentioned below to be a successful animator.

Top institutes

St. Angelo’s Professional Education

Walk_in Computer Education Centre

Nidt Institute

Disha Computer Institute

National Computer Centre

Vissicomp Technology Pvt Ltd

Keerti Computer Institute

Suhradam It Hub

Assess Computers

Niron It Careers

Types of animation

Your work will be useful in animated movies, music videos, television cartoons, advertising, computer games and websites. So for this, you need to specialise in these animation techniques.

  • Traditional animation
  • 2D Vector based animation
  • 3D computer animation
  • Motion graphics
  • Stop motion

Career Opportunities

Here are some popular job titles which animators opt developing their skills in animation.

Art Director

Character Designer

Digital Painter

Storyboard Designer

Effects Animator


Film Maker

Key Animator

Salary Range

The average salary of an Animator is Rs 2,97,811 per year. The experience has a strong influence on the salary in this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

I hope the above information will help you to learn animation. However, find some more Institutes for learning Animation on and get certified to become a Professional.