Future Professional Careers – Job Prospects

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Future Professional Careers – Job Prospects

The drawing professions, which the Emile Cohl School prepares its students for, require skills, passion and hard work.  Due to a lack of public knowledge, these sectors are often wrongly criticized for a lack of stability and job security. However, thanks to sound training and an assertive personality, these sectors offer passionate professions to artists that, fortunately, enable them to make a living.

As in any professional sector, there are exceptional successes, more humdrum successes and others who struggle. The same situation can be seen in all the other professional or salaried professions, such as in medicine or science where Nobel Prize winners and geniuses rub elbows with more humble professionals who are just as vital.

Emile Cohl students, acknowledged for their mastery of drawing skills as well as their creativity, become accomplished draughtsmen-designers who are highly sought after by numerous major firms (Job Dating) in the publishing industry (children’s books, strip cartoons), in animated cartooning, in video gaming and cross-media (digital books).

 

Professions in illustration for children’s books

In France, 1 book out of 5 is a children’s book.

€4,130,000.00 :    this was the 2012 turnover in the French publishing sector with 367 million books sold that year.

  • Press Artist
  • Illustrator
  • Roughman

For further information and additional details on these professionswww.lesmetiersdudessin.fr

 Successes of the year in Children’s Books Illustration among the Emile Cohl School alumni

 

Professions in Strip Cartooning

There were over 27 million Strip Cartooning books sold in France in 2012.

5,565:  the number of illustrated and strip cartooning books published in 2012, a number that is steadily increasing. According to the SNE (National Publishing Union), the 2012 turnover of Strip Cartooning reached €245 million, which represents 9.3% of the turnover of the entire book publishing market.

  • Strip Cartoonist Author (scriptwriter and cartoonist)
  • Colorist
  • Cartoonist

For further information and additional details on these professionswww.lesmetiersdudessin.fr

Successes of the year in Strip Cartooning among the Emile Cohl School alumni

 

Professions in Animated Cartooning

1 animated film out of 5 is a French production

The French animated film market ranks third internationally, after the United States and Japan. France remains the leader of the European market. According to the most recent figures published by the SPFA (Union of Animated Film Producers), 9 out of 24 animated film theatrical releases were French films (2010).

  • Artistic Director and Animator
  • Colorist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Layout Man
  • Special Effects Maker
  • Film Director
  • Storyboarder

For further information and additional details on these professionswww.lesmetiersdudessin.fr

Successes of the year in Animated Cartooning among the Emile Cohl School alumni

As in any professional sector, there are exceptional successes, more humdrum successes and others who struggle. The same situation can be seen in all the other professional or salaried professions, such as in medicine or science where Nobel Prize winners and geniuses rub elbows with more humble professionals who are just as vital.

Emile Cohl students, acknowledged for their mastery of drawing skills as well as their creativity, become accomplished draughtsmen-designers who are highly sought by numerous major firms (Job Dating) in the publishing industry (books for children or young people, strip cartoons), in animated cartooning, in video gaming and cross-media (e-books).

 

Professions in Video-Gaming and Digital Books

$70 billion :   the international video-gaming market in 2013.

This market is expected to reach $86 billion in 2016, which represents an increase of 23% over the last three years, notably due to mobile games. France is an exceptional growth market as sales reached €3 billion in 2013.

In just a few short years, video-gaming has become the most popular entertainment in France with over 55% of French gamers playing on mobile platforms.

  • 2D/Computer-Generated Animator
  • Character Designer
  • Multimedia Project Manager
  • Artistic Director
  • Game Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Level Designer, Level Builder
  • Mapper modeler

For further information and additional details on these professionswww.lesmetiersdudessin.fr

Successes of the year in Video-Gaming and Digital Books among the Emile Cohl School alumni

 

The Web and Visual Communication

In 2011, 38 million French people browsed the Internet. This new medium is playing an increasingly significant role in users’ lives. These users are connected on an average of 4 hours per day.

Brands have clearly recognized that the Internet is a source of profits. They have invested in advertising and social networks have become their allies. Thanks to these new media, brands have been able to better target individuals and to more fully respond to consumer needs.

  • Art Director
  • Multimedia Project Manager
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Model Maker
  • Roughman
  • Web Designer

For further information and additional details on these professionswww.lesmetiersdudessin.fr

 

Other Professions

  • Visual Artist
  • Decorator / Scenographer
  • Wall Painter
  • Matte Painter
  • Puppeteer
  • Restorer of Artworks
  • Tattoo Artist

For further information and additional details on these professionswww.lesmetiersdudessin.fr