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Motion Graphics Designer

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What is a Motion Graphics Designer

You can create animations that enhance videos and images and help bring them to life.

Top 3 job tasks:

  • Brainstorming ideas and developing plans for creating motion graphics’.
  • Converting still images into moving graphics to grab the viewer’s attention.
  • Adding motion graphic sequences to film and television programmes as the perfect finishing touch.

Getting in and Qualifications

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Most Motion Graphics Designers will choose to study a HNC/HND or degree in Graphic Design, Digital Media, Animation or similar. 

You could also undertake an Apprenticeship in Design or Creative and Digital Media, which would allow you to gain practical work experience while working towards a qualification.


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A creative portfolio of previous motion graphics work can demonstrate to a potential employer the required skills and abilities for the role.

Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.