What does it take to get a job with Powerhouse Animation ? What is it like working at Powerhouse Animation? ACR takes a look:
About Powerhouse Animation
Founded in 2001, Powerhouse Animation is an Austin, Texas-based animation company that specializes in flash animation, traditional animation, video game cinemas, commercials, 2D, character design, Flash games, interactive, and advergaming. The company produces works for motion pictures, commercials, the Internet, videogame cinemas, and television series. In addition, Powerhouse produces Flash based interactive applications and games for advertising, console games, and online MMORPGs (massively multiplayer online role playing games).
Powerhouse Animation credits include over 300 Dilbert cartoons, “The Lost Scene” for the Clerks X DVD set, and a series of animated shorts for Disney Interactive, to name a few. The company’s client list is as impressive as its credits and includes Microsoft, Sony, Dell, Miramax, Disney, and more.
In addition to a full-service animation studio, Powerhouse Animation is home to “Powerhouse University” (P.U.) which, according to the company website, is the name given to classes taught to the more than 30 employees of Powerhouse. P.U. teaches the basics of how to combine traditional animation with Flash-based puppet animation.
Powerhouse Animation Jobs
As of August 22, 2001, Powerhouse Animation did not have an online career center. However, the company does offer contact information for jobs & internship inquiries. If you are interested in working for Powerhouse Animation or you would like to apply for an internship, send all application materials to attn: Bruce Tinnin at [email protected].
Powerhouse Animation Salaries
Salaries for Powerhouse Animation (or other) jobs are not available. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, animators and multi-media artists living in the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area earn an average annual salary of $49,780. Statewide, animators earn an average of $57,740 per year. Across the nation, animators earn a mean annual salary of $63,440.