Cool Career: Multimedia Designer

Posted by Sara Reiner on Friday, January 12, 2018 at 2:46 PM PST

Multimedia Computer in a design studio


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.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, predicts employment growth for Multimedia Designers to be 5 percent nationally between 2012 and 2022, which is almost twice the rate of average job growth. This role has a median salary of $49,000 per year, depending on experience, education, and industry according to PayScale.

Become a Multimedia Designer

The skills for successful Multimedia Designers may include:

Visual communication skills

Adobe Creative Suite


Video Editing

Analytical skills

Attention to detail

Problem-solving ability

Background in Information Technology

If you’re ready to start or advance your education to work as a Multimedia Designer, the Digital Technology and Cultures B.A. degree completion program at the School of New and Continuing Studies (NCS) can help.

Contact us to learn more about the B.A. Degree Completion programs, courses, and certificates at NCS.