In-demand Jobs to prepare for in 2018

As we reach the half way mark of 2018, let’s take a look at the careers which have already gained popularity this year and are only set to become more popular in the coming years.

3D Animator

Animated content was once exclusively for children. Today, adults too are interested in animated movies and TV shows. That is why the production studios are making more and more of them. So, it is not surprising that there is a great demand for 3D animators whose job is to model, texture, rig and animate characters and create the environment in the animation movies, using various software. Animation is now a mainstream career and there are a lot of career courses that one can opt for if they wish to be a 3D animator.

VFX Artist

There’s no escaping VFX today. Whether it is feature films, ads, educational videos or music videos, everyone relies on VFX. VFX artists come in when a film has parts which are either impossible to shoot or too cumbersome to shoot. Whether it is a battle scene in Bahubali or the dragons of The Game of Thrones, they are all results of brilliant visual effects and CGI. Just like animation, today, there are job oriented VFX courses too that you can join. Due to the high demand for trained professionals, chances are that you get a job immediately after completing of your course.

Game Designer

The gaming industry supports people with varied skill sets. But at the centre of the industry is the game designer who creates idea and concepts and brings them to a platform in a form which enables players to engage themselves in the game. Considering that it is one of the fastest growing industries in the world of entertainment, anyone who wishes to enter this industry is set for a fantastic career ahead.

Multimedia Designers

Working at the intersection of multiple careers and artistic fields, multimedia designers have a wide career choice ranging from web designing to television, and film to marketing. The job entails creating visual elements for the audience. Since the nature of the job is creative, all kinds of artists find wide scope in this field.

Web Designer

From an MNC to a start-up, every business has a website today. It is essential for the website to be not only attractive but also user friendly. That is where a trained web designer comes in. Since the job profile itself has such wide applications, this is a career which is bound to grow hugely.


Prof. Dr. Sasikumaran S has 37 + years of Experience in Teaching,Training & Research in computer science in India & Abroad. He has  received BSc (Engg) & MSc(Engg) degrees in Electrical Engineering from Kerala University and PhD in Computer Science (Computer Graphics) from University of Roorkee ,India ( currently IIT,Roorkee). He has served in kerala (India) for 20 years at NIT/CUSAT/IMG. He has proposed the first BTech degree in IT and started the course at CUSAT in 1993. Later he has served with Multimedia university(Malaysia),Philadelphia university(Jordan) & King Khalid university (Saudi Arabia). As professor of computer applications at IMG, Trivandrum, he has involved in the computer training of large number of Government employees and officers. He has also Served as Regional Moderator of National Computing Centre (NCC),UK to oversee the quality of their 1 year Diploma(IT) training program conducted through accredited institutions (APTECH) in India for 2 years. Currently he is also serving as Chairman & Managing Director, Academic Accreditation and HRD Associates Private Limited (AACHA),(, a Consulting Company for Accreditation of Engineering/professional courses(India) & ABET(USA)
He is a Senior member of IEEE, Member of ACM, Life Member of Computer Society of India (CSl),Indian society for Technical Education(ISTE) & Energy Conservation Society(ECS) and Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India).

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