Profiles of Schools/Colleges in Maine (ME) Offering Animation, Design, Gaming, and Media Related Programs

We started publishing regional and national lists in 2012 in response to myriad emails from aspiring animators and game designers asking us what the best schools were in the US, a given State, or in a particular area of the country.

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List of Maine schools with animation degree programs

Below is a Maine school that offers animation degree programs:

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List of Maine schools with graphic design degree programs

Below is a list of Maine schools that offer graphic design programs:

Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts, Waltham
Programs available: 3D Animation, Digital Filmmaking, Graphic and Web Design, Photography

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List of articles profiling Maine schools with animation, design, and gaming prog

At Animation Career Review we have profiled colleges across the US that offer animation, design and game related programs. Below is a list of profiles of Maine colleges:

Maine College of Art

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Northeastern U.S. Region

More and more students flock to animation degree and certification programs in hopes of landing their dream job. While entertainment remains high on the list, a slew of industries require the insight and skillset of animators with many more applications on the horizon.  That’s why it’s imperative to find the right animation program for your career goals, whether they be in arts and entertainment or research and development.

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How to become a mobile app developer in Maine

The state of Maine features a commercial economy loaded with opportunities for high tech professionals in the field of mobile application design.  Apps are used for scanning interactive maps, operating compasses, finding local real estate listings, obtaining travel info and countless other purposes.  There's even an app that fills your screen with virtual wood you can knock on for good luck.  Many Maine residents are currently pursuing careers as app developers.

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Commercial graphics is probably the most sensible career option in the field of visual arts.  Many graphic artists in Maine, especially illustrators, successfully pursue employment in this creative, high tech field.  Much of today's professional illustration work is done through the internet.  Nevertheless, numerous local businesses still need talented, on-site illustration professionals.

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How to become a multimedia editor in Maine

Technological advances in digital design have increased the demand for multimedia professionals of every kind.  Audio-visual editing is among the most popular career options for Maine artists seeking local employment in the film and sound recording industries.

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Maine Graphic Design Schools

According to the Institute of Education Sciences’ most recent report, Maine is home to 32 Title IV degree-granting institutions. A Title IV school is the best option for students with financial need because they are eligible for Title IV financial aid programs. Fortunately, most of the nation’s best schools are also Title IV. To earn Title IV status a school must offer a program of at least 300 clock hours in length, have accreditation recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, sign a participation agreement with the Department, and grant an associate's degree or higher. In addition, the school must be in business for at least 2 years.

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Top graphic design programs in Maine

The Pine Tree State is home to thousands of artists and designers. In fact, at last count, this green state was home to nearly 7,000 salaried artists and designers and the population is expected to grow. Included in this population are nearly 600 graphic designers, averaging roughly $42,000 per year. Maine is also home to thousands of freelance artists and designers with varying incomes. In addition to a hearty artist and designer population, Maine is home to major art school that offers a top-tier graphic design program.

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