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Game and Multimedia Developer

Game and Multimedia Developers create and manipulate computer animation, audio, video and graphic image files into multimedia programs to produce data and content for CD-ROMs, information kiosks, multimedia presentations, websites, mobile telephone resources, electronic gaming environments, e-commerce and e-security solutions, and entertainment and education products.

Overview

Game and Multimedia Developers create and manipulate computer animation, audio, video and graphic image files into multimedia programs to produce data and content for CD-ROMs, information kiosks, multimedia presentations, websites, mobile telephone resources, electronic gaming environments, e-commerce and e-security solutions, and entertainment and education products.

Day-to-day

  • analyses, designs and develops internet sites applying a mixture of artistry and creativity with software programming and scripting languages and interfacing with operating environments
  • designs and develops digital animations, images, presentations, games, audio and video clips, and internet applications using multimedia software, tools and utilities, interactive graphics and programming languages.

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Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Game and Multimedia Developer

  • You usually need a university or Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in a relevant information technology field (such as computer science, game design, animation, media and communication) to work as a Game or Multimedia Developer. There are also a wide range of vendor and industry certifications available that may substitute for formal qualifications and can be highly regarded by employers.

    Take a Certificate IV in Information Technology

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