Motion Graphics Designer

Average Salary
£21,840
Job Forecast
+1%
Currently Employed in Scotland
3,901
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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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There are a number of different routes to a role as a Motion Graphics Designer. 

Useful subjects:

  • Computer Science
  • Art
  • Technologies subjects such as Graphic Communication

A Foundation Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media for pupils in S5 or S6 can also help develop skills and experience you would need for the job.

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

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One route is a Modern Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media to help you develop the practical skills required to be a Motion Graphics Designer.

A degree in Graphic Design or Media Production can also be very valuable for this role.

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