Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers

Snapshot

Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers create computer animation, audio, video and graphic image files for multimedia presentations, games, motion pictures, CD-ROMs, information kiosks and the web, and plan, produce and maintain web sites and web applications using web programming, scripting, authoring, content management and file transfer software

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Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
6,500
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1270
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Low
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • 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 web sites, to control and enforce Internet and web server security, space allocation, user access, business continuity, web site 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 web sites
  • assisting in analysing, specifying and developing Internet strategies, web-based methodologies and development plans

Job Titles

  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Web Developer

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies, Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies
  • Diploma of Digital Media Technologies, Diploma of Website Development
  • Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

University

  • Bachelor of Information Technology *

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