Media in the 21st Century: Artists, Animators, and Graphic Designers

Media in the 21st Century: Artists, Animators, and Graphic Designers


In today's world, many movies are entirely animated using computers, video games have highly detailed graphics, and companies are becoming more dependent on well-designed websites. In each of these cases, artists work hard to create eye-catching, awe-inspiring, attention-grabbing visual content to entice viewers, players, or consumers. Changes in the entertainment we want, the ways businesses try to reach customers, and how we get our information in the twenty-first century are all creating new job opportunities for artists. The young adults of today will be the job force of tomorrow, so choosing a career that will best fit with the needs of the changing world will be important to job satisfaction and a successful life. With the vast array of career and job options, it will also be important for young adults to understand which work will be the best match for their interests, talents, goals, and personality types. Certain careers are expected to gain importance within the early decades of the twenty-first century. Careers in art, animation, and graphic design are among the job paths that will be growing steadily in the early part of the twenty-first century. The United States Bureau of Statistics predicts that employment in these industries is likely to grow slightly faster than the average rate for all occupations. If you are artistic, you may have been warned to find a job and just do art in your free time or you will never have any money. However, there may be a way to combine your art with a successful career-choose one of the jobs in this book and you won't have to starve!

SKU: 978-1-68265-096-7
Product ID: 3333


From the series New Careers for the 21st Century: Finding Your Role in the Global Renewal
Grade Range: 7th – 12th
Page Count: 64
Lexile Level: 1340L

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