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2D/3D Animation and
Digital Arts Diploma

DURATION2 Years
PROGRAM TYPEArts and Technology

Earn Your 2D/3D Animation and Digital Art Diploma and train for a career in animation. Be job-ready in 24 months!

 

Explore Your Creative Passion

If you are creative and love to dabble in today’s digital technology, then you are destined for a career as a Digital Animator. Earn your diploma in 2D/3D Animation and Digital Art in just 24 months! When you finish the program, you will leave with an outstanding portfolio and demo reel that will wow potential employers.

Is a Career in Digital Arts Right for You?

Take the MBC “Digital Arts Career Training Readiness Quiz”

The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get your Digital Arts Career Training Readiness Score Now!


2D/3D Animation and Digital Arts Courses

At Maritime Business College, you will receive hands-on training from industry experts. Learn the essential skills you need to pursue a career developing digital animation for video games, animation films, visual effects, and more! Some of the courses you will complete throughout the program are as follows:

 

3D Art & Design:

Train in the art of 3D computer graphics. In this course, you will become efficient and detail-oriented in modelling, texturing, sculpting, lighting, rigging, and rendering graphics. Apply your knowledge by creating industry-quality assets, characters, and environments that are ready for film, TV, or game entertainment.

 

Game Production Studies:

Do you dream of designing your own video game? In this course, you will explore the fundamentals of digital game design and the development process. Learn about the different roles in a development team and the different phases of game development projects. By the end of the course, you will be familiar with game- and level-design, game mechanics and their applications, and how players interact in different games types.

 

Classical Animation Studies:

Develop your drawing skills by applying the fundamental principles of animation: squash and stretch, follow-through/overlapping, anticipation, timing, key posing, and in-betweening. In this course, you will learn about weight balance, timing, and the fundamentals of traditional animation that bring animated characters to life using 2D animation software.

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Graduates Salary

80%
Employment Rate*
$21
Average Wage/HR*
$34
High Wage/HR*

*Employment Rate based on contactable MBC graduates from the last four years employed in a related field.
Source: JobBank.ca
NOC Code: 5241 – **Wage data is for employees in all ranges of experience in the field, rounded down to the nearest dollar, and based on Nova Scotia data. Local (or regional) income may vary.

Make Passion Your Profession

The 2D/3D Animation and Digital Arts diploma program at Maritime Business College is a great first step to launch your career as a 2D or 3D animator. Successful graduates from the program are able to choose from several career paths including (but not limited to) the following:

  • 3D Modeler
  • 3D Texture Artist
  • 2D/3D Animator
  • Lighting Artist
  • Concept and Layout Artist
  • Storyboard and Pre-visualization Artist
  • Rigging Artist
  • VFX Compositor
  • And more!
  • Learn By Doing

The courses you will take in the 2D/3D Animation and Digital Arts program will provide you with opportunities to work on projects that will take your portfolio to the next level. Your hands-on training will come from industry experts who know what it takes for you to succeed in the animation industry. Learn to design compelling characters, game levels, and storyboards that will captivate your audiences.

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