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2D/3D Artist Support

Find out how to become a 2D/3D artist support and work in the information technology industry. Discover information on salary, growth, stability and occupational expectations.

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The current average salary of an 2D/3D Artist Support is $60,000 - 88,000 annually


2D/3D artist supports work to design briefs and specifications to create artistic elements for a variety of multimedia platforms. Both 2D sketches and 3D extrusions require detailed operational knowledge of specific software. Employment for 2D/3D artist supports to 2019 is expected to grow very strongly. Employment in this very large occupation grew strongly over the last five years.

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Key skills

2D/3D artist supports utilise information technology and creative skills to create unique artistic elements for different multimedia purposes.

  • Work creatively with developers and designers to understand and contribute to project needs
  • Contribute original ideas to design and development
  • Prepare illustrations and design sketches and use these to explain design concepts
  • Keep abreast of hardware and software developments related to 2D and 3D design
  • Draw and sculpt 2D and 3D digital models to design requirements
  • Use software to create a range of visual effects using lighting and rendering techniques

Quick facts

Working as a 2D/3D artist support gives you the opportunity to use your creative ability alongside a range of task-appropriate software and hardware.

  • Average Hours Worked
    37.8 full-time hours per week vs. all jobs average of 40 hours
  • Main Industries
    Professional, scientific, and technical services; rducation and training; and public administration and safety
  • Average qualification level
    38.8% Bachelor degree

* All information on this page has been complied using figures from and the Australian Government's - all figures are indications only, and are accurate at time of publication. Please do your own research before selecting a course or career.


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