Multimedia Designers plan, design and develop 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.
Specialisations: Instructional Designer.
You usually need a bachelor degree in digital media technologies to work as a Multimedia Designer. Training is also available through VET (Vocational Education and Training). Putting together a portfolio might help you showcase the skills you need to work as a Multimedia Designer.
- Determines 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.
- May archive information for future client use.
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