Graphic and Multimedia Design Salary
Multimedia designers are responsible for creating multimedia presentations and tools to educate and/or promote their company's brands, products, and services. They must meet with individuals within their company (and/or clients) to discuss needs, create a draft of the multimedia product, and produce the final work. These professionals may edit video footage into an attractive package; they may also be in charge of web design, including landing pages, for the company. Additionally, multimedia designers may create print products such as infographics, reports, and case studies. These designers must keep up with new techniques and programs as they emerge, integrating relevant tools and skills into their day-to-day work.
Multimedia designers generally work full time in an office setting; they may be employed to produce multimedia products for a single company, or they may work for a firm (or independently) to serve multiple clients. Although multimedia designers often work during regular business hours, overtime may be required to meet deadlines.
Multimedia designers generally must have a minimum of 3 years' experience using the standard design programs such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects. They also need to possess at least a high school diploma or equivalent, although most companies prefer either a bachelor's degree or technical education. A strong multimedia portfolio is also necessary for applicants, as are excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Multimedia Designer Tasks
- Participate in development, design, and revision of design solutions.
- Partner with technical and creative sides to construct and deliver high quality products.
- Choose technology popular web stacks for your eCommerce business