Michael Quadt Career Profile
Michael loves being a software developer at Animal Logic – an animation
and visual effects studio based at Fox Studios in Sydney. He’s working on
animation software for upcoming films LEGO Batman and Ninjago,
including the systems used for character faces and 3D viewing.
“You get to see the movies go from concept to completion,” he says.
After studying Information and Communication Technology at the
University of Technology, Sydney, Michael worked as a consultant for
Microsoft, helping developers understand and take advantage of Xbox and
Windows platforms. He’s also worked on mobile games for Disney and
Sony. Michael says computer-generated graphics are used everywhere
from action films to advertising, enhancing viewing experiences or
showing action that’s difficult or dangerous to film. They’re also used in
education, giving students a way to view and virtually interact with
anything from atoms to stars and planets.
If you want to pursue a career in software development, Michael says it’s
crucial to keep up with the tech world, where new innovations are being
Made all the time
“The more you learn, the easier it is to find ways to solve problems,” he says
“Every time a new technique comes out, something old gets pushed
aside.If you aren’t up to date, you get left behind.”
To get a Job simialr to Michael you need a Degree in
Batchelor of Engineering (Information and Communications Technology)
you can study for it at the University Of Technology,Sydney