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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.

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

  • Interested in developing your digital skills? Try one of 2000 free online courses at SkillFinder.com.au

    SkillFinder is a project funded by the Australian Government, through the Digital Skills Platform Program.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Animation

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Multimedia

  • Adobe Aftereffects

  • Communication Skills

  • Adobe Indesign

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