Multimedia Specialist

Also known as Multimedia Developer, Multimedia Programmer.
Creates and manipulates computer animation, audio, video and graphic image files into multimedia programs to produce data and content for CD-ROMs, information kiosks, multimedia presentations, websites, mobile telephone resources, electronic gaming environments, e-commerce and e-security solutions, and entertainment and education products.
Training time 40 weeks - 2 years
Average pay $67,973
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 300

What does a Multimedia Specialist do?

  • analysing, designing and developing Internet sites applying a mixture of artistry and creativity with software programming and scripting languages and interfacing with operating environments
  • designing and developing digital animations, imaging, presentations, games, audio and video clips, and Internet applications using multimedia software, tools and utilities, interactive graphics and programming languages
  • communicating with network specialists regarding web-related issues, such as security and hosting websites, to control and enforce Internet and web server security, space allocation, user access, business continuity, website backup and disaster recovery planning
  • designing, developing and integrating computer code with other specialised inputs, such as image files, audio files and scripting languages, to produce, maintain and support websites

Related courses

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Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games
Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies
Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games
Diploma of Digital Media Technologies
Diploma of Interactive Digital Media