What does a Multimedia Designer do?

Multimedia specialists develop multimedia products aimed at entertaining or educating their audiences. They discuss requirements with clients and coordinate development teams. They test information products, adjust work based on client feedback, and cooperate with technical staff. Multimedia specialists work in various industries, including motion pictures, computer design, publishing, and computer systems design. They use digital programs to create visual effects and animations for various media formats.

Multimedia specialists create content using video, photography, graphics, illustrations, and sound, and their work is used on the web and in mediums including television, movies, and interactive entertainment. They design, develop, and deliver aesthetically pleasing and engaging media packages. They might assist in creating films or television programs, e-books, or interactive music experiences. Multimedia specialists need a bachelor's degree in multimedia design, art, or graphics design.

What responsibilities are common for Multimedia Designer jobs?
  • Work with subject matter experts (SMEs) to identify specific training needs and develop solutions.
What are the typical qualifications for Multimedia Designer jobs?
  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in computer science, information systems, or IT.
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Avg. Experience5-7 years

How much does a Multimedia Designer make near United States?

$84,477 /yr
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Multimedia Designer Career Path

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Multimedia Specialist
May 8, 2023

“I appreciate the flexible work arrangements that allow me to manage my personal and professional responsibilities effectively.”

Multimedia Specialist
Jul 15, 2021

“My direct supervisor was fantastic and my entire department were welcoming from the beginning and I grew as an Instructional Designer.”

Franco-Ontarian Learning Resource CentreFranco-Ontarian Learning Resource Centre
Multimedia Specialist
May 18, 2022

“Project managers often didn't know what to give me when I asked them for something to do.”

General Dynamics Information TechnologyGeneral Dynamics Information Technology
Multimedia Specialist
Oct 9, 2022

“Work from home was excellent and I usually felt included despite distance between coworkers.”

The Coca-Cola CompanyThe Coca-Cola Company
Learning and Multimedia Intern
Sep 1, 2023

“Very approachable industry leader and career mentors.”

Multimedia Specialist I
Apr 5, 2022

“Great people to work with”

One MEGA Group
Multimedia Designer
Feb 8, 2022

“Good training ground for starters”

San Bernardino Community CollegeSan Bernardino Community College
Multimedia Specialist
Sep 21, 2021

“Good collaboration within the district”

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