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.
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.
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