3D motion graphics technology | Stark State College | North Canton, Ohio
graphic arts

3D motion graphics technology

In 3D motion graphics technology you’ll acquire an arsenal of the latest skills such as

  • creating assets for film, video, and games
  • demonstrating the ability to generate mood, emotion, character and story
  • demonstrating mastery of animation and motion graphics software and technology
  • creating animations using both 2D and 3D techniques
  • understanding workflow and production processes in animation and motion graphics

Industry-experienced instructors will help you develop a professional design portfolio to showcase to prospective employers or augment your existing work to advance your career.

Work in many areas, including
(may include, but not limited to):

  • video games
  • movie and television special effects
  • interactive media
  • 3D animated movies
  • health care
  • manufacturing
  • marketing/advertising
  • mobile technologies

Prepare for a career as a(n)
(may include, but not limited to):

  • animator
  • motion graphics artist
  • special effects designer
  • effects artists, digital artist
  • media designer
  • media artist
  • 3D designer
  • 3D artist
  • 3D animator and concept artist
  • 3D/2D motion graphic designer
  • 3D animator/artist
  • visual designer
  • visual artist
  • 3D modeler
  • Associate of applied science in 3D graphics and animation technology

Program learning outcomes

  • Understand and implement the use of standardized animation software tools to create complex 2D and 3D animation sequences.
  • Learn how to apply 3D and 2D graphics in specific industry fields.
  • Understand project scope, management, and workflow in production environment.
  • Prepare students to enter the professional environment through simulated production experiences, resume building, and demo reel preparation.
  • Use industry standard commercial hardware and software to produce computer graphics.


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