We surveyed 1,044 multimedia animators to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical multimedia animator. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a multimedia animator?

Low

High

Working as a multimedia animator typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a multimedia animator?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a multimedia animator typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a multimedia animator?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically quite difficult to find a job as a multimedia animator. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for multimedia animators.

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Do multimedia animators work full-time or part-time?

47% of multimedia animators work in full-time roles while 53% work part-time.

Is being a multimedia animator stressful?

Low

High

Multimedia animators tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.

Is being organized important as a multimedia animator?

Low

High

Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being a multimedia animator.

How competitive is the workplace for multimedia animators?

Low

High

Multimedia animators see mild competition in their workplace.

Does being a multimedia animator require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?

Low

High

Multimedia animators will have to sometimes face time pressure on the job.

Are multimedia animators allowed to express themselves creatively?

Low

High

Creativity is intrinsic to being a multimedia animator, and a highly valuable part of the career.

Do multimedia animators have control over the direction of their work?

Low

High

Multimedia animators have high flexibility in the direction of their work, allowing them a lot of freedom in how they accomplish their goals.

Is being a multimedia animator physically demanding?

Low

High

Work as a multimedia animators is not the most physically demanding of careers, falling in the bottom half of all careers.

Are multimedia animators exposed to a wide variety of work?

Low

High

While sometimes repetitive, multimedia animators tend to have opportunities for variety in their work.

Does being a multimedia animator require attention to detail?

Low

High

As in many careers, attention to detail is quite helpful for multimedia animators.

Does being a good multimedia animator require compassion and empathy?

Low

High

The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a multimedia animator.