What does a Multimedia Specialist 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 Specialist jobs?
  • Work with subject matter experts (SMEs) to identify specific training needs and develop solutions.
What are the typical qualifications for Multimedia Specialist jobs?
  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in computer science, information systems, or IT.
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Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Total Pay--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience5-7 years

How much does a Multimedia Specialist make?

Confident
$108,257 /yr
Total Pay
$52,425
 /yr

Base Pay

+
$55,833
 /yr

Additional Pay

$108,257

 / yr
$41K$528K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range
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Multimedia Specialist Career Path

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
6%
2 - 4
37%
5 - 7
42%
8+
15%
Not including years spent in education and/or training
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Multimedia Specialist Insights

Read what Multimedia Specialist professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
WSPWSP
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.”

TokopediaTokopedia
Multimedia Designer
Apr 25, 2021

“Good place to work and nice”

UC DavisUC Davis
Multimedia Intern
Sep 8, 2020

“I met so many leaders and my boss constantly encouraged me to work on my skills and grow.”

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.”

Common Thread CollectiveCommon Thread Collective
Multimedia Designer
Dec 9, 2020

“It really is the best of both worlds; the independence and space of remote work with GREAT people to work with.”

FOX LATIN AMERICAN CHANNELFOX LATIN AMERICAN CHANNEL
Multimedia Specialist I
Apr 5, 2022

“Great people to work with”

One MEGA Group
Multimedia Designer
Feb 8, 2022

“Good training ground for starters”

TorstarTorstar
Multimedia Specialist
Apr 6, 2021

“Great people to work with”

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Multimedia Specialist Interviews

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