PROGRAM DESCRIPTION - MULTIMEDIA
A Multimedia designer uses creativity, technology and design skills to produce client based solutions to real world digital problems. With the use of simple programming and time based media programs such as Adobe Animate, Aftereffects, and web development software such as Dreamweaver and Muse students can expect to develop a portfolio than can include, but not be limited to, animation, video effects, photography, user interface development, interactive advertisements and web development.
Course available: Grades 11 - 12
Course length: 2 years
Credits: *Up to 4 CTE credits a year
Available high school credits: 1.0 English
*Course must be taken with Commercial Art, which determines maximum credits that can be awarded.
UNITS of STUDY:
- Digital Imaging
- Computer Animation
- Website Design and Development
- Introduction to HTML & Simple Programming
- 3 D Design
- Storyboarding/ Game Development/ Design
COLLEGE CREDITS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Upon successful completion of this program, students may receive college credits pending established procedures. Students may also receive an industry certification pending successful completion of an industry certification exam. All students completing this program and passing the appropriate industry certification exam will receive an endorsed high school diploma. Please see below for college credits and industry certifications available.
Adobe Industry Certification
College of Westchester
CAREER PATH AND OPPORTUNITIES
Students who complete the program may seek or continue their studies in the following areas:
Motion Graphics Designer
Interactive Graphic Designer
Graphic User Interface Designer
Website Banner Advertising