Becoming a Multimedia Designer
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Becoming a Multimedia Designer

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Also known as Digital Media Designer, Interactive Media Designer.
Plans, designs and develops the production of digitally delivered information, promotional content, instructional material and entertainment through online and recorded digital media using static and animated information, text, pictures, video and sound to produce information and entertainment tailored to an intended audience and purpose.
Training time 1 - 2 years
Avg. weekly wage $1,285
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 1,200

How do I become a Multimedia Designer in Victoria?

To work as a Multimedia Designer in Victoria, you'll need:
    • Diploma of Digital Media Technologies 
    Or 
    • Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games 
    Recommended 
    • A portfolio demonstrating your work 
    • An internship with an organisation relevant to your career interests (e.g an advertising agency, a website, etc) 
    • Software certification (e.g. Apple Certified Pro credential in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Certified Expert, etc)

What does a Multimedia Designer do?

  • Determes the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
  • Undertakes research and analyses functional communication requirements
  • Formulates design concepts for the subject to be communicated
  • Prepares sketches, diagrams, illustrations and layouts to communicate design concepts
  • Negotiates design solutions with clients, management, sales and production staff
  • Selects, specifies or recommends functional and aesthetic materials and media for publication, delivery or display
  • Details and documents the selected design for production
  • Supervises or carries out production in the chosen media

Specialisations

  • Instructional Designer