Careers in Digital Technology and Cultures

Graduates of the Digital Technology and Cultures B.A. program are prepared for a variety of careers and will gain the advanced digital skills they need to compete and thrive in the 21st-century workplace. Graduates are also well-positioned to continue their studies in graduate school at many respected universities.

Digital Technology and Cultures students may also take courses from our Web Development Certificate program to add even more tools to their digital skill set.

According to a recent study, digitally intensive jobs are growing at a rate two-and-a-half times faster than non-digital jobs and jobs requiring advanced digital skills offer 38% higher wages.

What Kinds of Jobs Can I Find?

  • Multimedia Designer
    • Multimedia Designers are responsible for creating multimedia presentations and tools to educate and/or promote their company’s brands, products, and services. Some of these may include video, landing pages, infographics, reports, and case studies.
  • Social Media Specialist
    • Social Media Managers are responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies for a business’s social media sites. This might include blogging, creating social media profiles, managing regular posts and responding to followers.
  • Technical Writer
    • Technical Writers prepare many different types of user documentation such as instruction manuals, how-to guides, cheat sheets, product announcements, journal articles, and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information more easily.
  • Web Content Manager
    • Web Content Managers are typically responsible for the content that appears on a website and usually manage content producers, content placement and content quality. Content managers are often part of the creative team that designs and structures a website.
38%
Higher Wages for Jobs Requiring Advanced Digital Skills
3x
Rate at Which Digitally Intensive Jobs are Growing, as Compared to Non-Digital Jobs
$71,000
Average Salary for Multimedia Designer in Seattle Area