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Diploma in 2D 3D Animation by SIIMT
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Diploma in Animation - 1 Year

Animation education involves the exploration of creative and technical skills to bring visuals to life through motion. It encompasses a diverse set of principles, tools, and methodologies designed to impart knowledge and develop proficiency in animation techniques, fostering creativity, and enabling the creation of captivating animated content across various platforms.

    • Step 1 – Buy the admission form by visiting campus  (or make an online payment and we will send you the admission form)
    • Step 2 – Visit our campus to submit your registration form for the admission process
    • Step 3 – Make at least a 50% down payment to complete your registration and admission
    • Syllabus 
      • Introduction to Animation Principles
      • Fundamentals of Drawing and Design
      • Digital Art and Graphic Design Basics
      • Introduction to 2D Animation
      • 3D Modeling and Animation
      • Character Design and Rigging
      • Storyboarding and Scriptwriting for Animation
      • Visual Effects and Compositing
      • Game Design Basics
      • Creating Portfolio 
    • Admission requirements 
      • Basic Understanding of Computers
      • Laptop (at-least i5 processor and 8 GB RAM)
    • Fees –
      • Ghanaian –  GHC 8,000 
      • Non – Ghanaian – GHC 10,000
    •  Duration – 1 Year
    • Hostel facilities are available
    • Hostel Fees – GHC 600 per month
    • Our hostels are clean and hygenic 
    • 2D Animator:

      • Job Role: Creating 2D animations for various media platforms, including cartoons, advertisements, and online content.
      • Job Description: Using software like Adobe Animate or Toon Boom Harmony to bring characters and scenes to life through frame-by-frame animation.
      • Salary: Entry-level salaries typically range from $35,000 to $50,000 per year, with the potential to increase with experience.
    • 3D Modeler:

      • Job Role: Developing 3D models for use in animations, games, and simulations.
      • Job Description: Using software like Autodesk Maya or Blender to design and sculpt digital models, paying attention to detail and ensuring accuracy.
      • Salary: Entry-level salaries for 3D modelers can range from $40,000 to $60,000 per year.
    • Character Designer:

      • Job Role: Conceptualizing and creating original characters for animation projects.
      • Job Description: Collaborating with the creative team to develop characters that fit the overall theme and style of the project, considering aspects like personality, appearance, and movement.
      • Salary: Salaries for character designers typically start at $45,000 and can go up based on experience and project scope.
    • Storyboard Artist:

      • Job Role: Visualizing and planning the sequence of events in an animation through storyboards.
      • Job Description: Translating script or concept into a series of illustrated frames to guide the animation process, ensuring a cohesive narrative flow.
      • Salary: Entry-level salaries range from $40,000 to $55,000 per year.
    • Texture Artist:

      • Job Role: Enhancing the visual appeal of 3D models by applying textures and materials.
      • Job Description: Working with software like Substance Painter or Mari to create realistic textures, ensuring models appear lifelike and visually engaging.
      • Salary: Texture artists can earn between $45,000 and $65,000 annually.
    • Motion Graphics Designer:

      • Job Role: Creating animated graphics for videos, presentations, and multimedia projects.
      • Job Description: Combining visual elements, typography, and animation techniques to produce engaging motion graphics that convey information or enhance storytelling.
      • Salary: Entry-level salaries typically range from $40,000 to $60,000 per year.
    • Rigging Artist:

      • Job Role: Building skeletal structures (rigs) for 3D characters to enable movement and animation.
      • Job Description: Using software like Autodesk Maya to create rigs that allow animators to manipulate characters realistically, ensuring smooth motion.
      • Salary: Salaries for rigging artists start at around $50,000 and can increase with experience.
    • Video Game Animator:

      • Job Role: Creating animations for characters, objects, and environments in video games.
      • Job Description: Collaborating with game designers to bring game elements to life, ensuring fluid movement and realistic interactions within the game world.
      • Salary: Entry-level salaries for video game animators can range from $45,000 to $65,000 per year.
    • VFX Artist:

      • Job Role: Integrating visual effects into live-action or animated footage.
      • Job Description: Using software like Adobe After Effects or Nuke to add effects such as explosions, fire, or magical elements to enhance the visual appeal of a project.
      • Salary: VFX artists can earn between $50,000 and $70,000 annually.
    • Animation Instructor:

      • Job Role: Teaching animation techniques and principles at educational institutions or specialized training centers.
      • Job Description: Sharing knowledge and practical skills with students, helping them develop their animation abilities.
      • Salary: Salaries for animation instructors vary, but they can range from $45,000 to $70,000 per year, depending on the institution and experience level.
    • Graphic Designer
      • Job Description: Create visual concepts using computer software or by hand to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate consumers. Develop the overall layout and production design for various applications such as advertisements, brochures, magazines, and corporate reports.
      • Salary: The median annual salary for graphic designers is around $53,380, but it can vary based on experience, location, and industry.
    • UI/UX Designer
      • Job Description: Focus on enhancing the user experience and interface of digital products, websites, and applications. Collaborate with developers and stakeholders to create visually appealing and user-friendly designs that meet both aesthetic and functional requirements.
      • Salary: UI/UX designers typically earn a median salary of $87,500 per year, with potential for higher earnings based on expertise and the industry.
    • Brand Identity Designer
      • Job Description: Develop and maintain the visual identity of a brand, including logos, color schemes, and design elements. Work closely with marketing teams to ensure consistent branding across various platforms and materials.
      • Salary: Brand identity designers can earn a median salary of around $63,340, with variations depending on experience and the scale of projects.
    • Social Media Graphic Designer
      • Job Description: Create engaging and shareable visual content for social media platforms. Design graphics for posts, ads, and campaigns to effectively communicate brand messages and attract the target audience.
      • Salary: The average salary for social media graphic designers is approximately $49,730 per year, but this can vary based on location and the employer.
    • Freelance Graphic Designer
      • Job Description: Work independently on a project basis, providing design services to clients on a freelance basis. Projects may include anything from branding and marketing materials to web design and illustration.
      • Salary: Freelance graphic designers set their own rates, and earnings can vary widely. On average, they can earn anywhere from $25 to $150 per hour, depending on experience and demand for their services.
    • Motion Graphics Designer
      • Job Description: Create animated visual content for videos, presentations, and multimedia projects. Use software to bring graphics and designs to life, adding a dynamic element to visual communication.
      • Salary: The median salary for motion graphics designers is around $64,570, but it can be higher based on specialization and experience.
    • Print Production Artist
      • Job Description: Prepare designs for print, ensuring that they meet technical specifications and are ready for production. Collaborate with printers and other production professionals to ensure the quality and accuracy of the final printed materials.
      • Salary: Print production artists can earn a median salary of approximately $45,000, with variations based on location and industry.
    • E-learning Content Designer
      • Job Description: Create visual content for online courses and educational materials. Work with instructional designers and educators to develop engaging and effective graphics that enhance the learning experience.
      • Salary: The salary for e-learning content designers varies, but the median is around $62,270 per year, with potential for higher earnings in specialized fields.
    • Art Director
      • Job Description: Oversee the visual style and artistic elements of projects. Collaborate with creative teams, guide design concepts, and ensure that the final product aligns with the overall artistic vision.
      • Salary: Art directors typically earn a median salary of around $97,270, with variations based on experience, industry, and location.
    • Packaging Designer
      • Job Description: Create visually appealing and functional packaging designs for products. Collaborate with marketing teams to ensure that packaging aligns with brand identity and attracts the target market.
      • Salary: The median salary for packaging designers is around $58,780, but it can vary based on experience and the industry in which they work

Please note that these salary ranges are approximate and can vary based on factors such as location, experience, and the specific organization.

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    • Ministry of Finance
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    • Metropolitan Life Insurance
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