Web animators create animated movies and presentations for the web. Designers must understand the animation production process and software. Web animators must know the basics of animation, such as how much animation becomes too much on a web page.
Flash animation and animated banners are the most common forms of animation found on most web pages. Macromedia Flash and Adobe Image Ready are two industry standard web animation software packages. Flash is geared more for the animated movies while Image Ready is for animated banners.
- Macromedia Flash
- Adobe ImageReady
typical salary / fees
- Novice: $25K/yr (Internal), $45/hr (External)
- Experienced: $45K/yr (Internal), $75/hr (External)
- Expert: $60K/yr (Internal), $120/hr (External)