November- December is the ideal season for animation colleges where they prepare their students for campus placements. Likewise other animation and media institutions, being an eminent animation institute, we at P A Inamdar College of Visual Effects Design and Art – Extension Center also, has a dedicated placement department which is constantly in touch with animation, designing, multimedia industry to understand the industry requirements and prepare our students accordingly. To prepare the students for interviews following series of articles will help them to know how to start preparing for the interview.
To prepare for an interview one must understand the importance of writing good and impressing resume. Animation, graphic designing, web designing, 3D Animation, VFX, Compositing &editing and many other are the multiple sectors which has lots of job opportunities. So at first students must understand their area of interest and should create there resume accordingly.
Every resume section has few standard sections such as Personal details, Resume Summary, Work Experience, Skills, and Educational Qualification, Awards and reorganisation etc. Only the difference between animator or designers resume and other field resume is that the animator or designer should specifically mention the post for which they are applying.
The resume is the first impression of the animator or the designer. Hence it should give the clear idea of the talent and ability of the applicant. It should convey all necessary information so that the employer can make formal decision of hiring. Graphic Designers, Web Designers, 2D Animators, 3D Animators need to incorporate their unique 3D models, animation link etc on resume. The display of artwork will give the exact idea of your technical skills as well as your ability to multitask.
Designers and animators must remember that the resume should not be overboard. It should be creative. Your resume should be unique and not borrowed or copy pasted. Adding too much humour or copy pasted resumes gives bad impressions hence they should be avoided.
At the end what is most important is to have a creative yet to the point resume to impress your employer. There are thousands of inspirations and combinations available. Students should take the help of all resources to create their own exquisite resume. For that matter they can even get in touch with our experts advisers team to get more guidance.
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