Digital Media Arts and Design
Websites. Social media. Video games. Commercials. They all depend on high-quality visuals and great design. If a career in graphic design, UX (User Experience), web design or animation appeals to you, then let the OCC Career Advantage program in Digital Media Arts and Design help you hone your skills and build the portfolio that will set you apart. Learn and work with industry-standard technology and take advantage of internships and mentoring by working professionals.
Job opportunities in this expanding field are huge and skilled professionals command high pay. Digital media artists and designers can succeed as freelance artists, or work for some of the region’s top employers like Disney or Blizzard. The median annual income for digital graphic artists in California is $54,854, and about $81,000 for a multi-media artist or animator assistant in a top company. Watch your creative talent and technical skill open the door to a career in advertising, book and software publishing, gaming or film and video production. Read on to learn more about OCC Career Advantage Programs in DMAD.
A sampling of courses for these careers
Color and Design: Two Dimensional
Lettering and Digital Typography
Rapid Illustration Techniques
Web Design for Artists and Graphic Designers
Did you know?
Complete one of our certificate programs, and you’ll be well-prepared to enter a career in digital media arts and design, and earn an associate degree for even greater advancement opportunities.
Complete the certificate program, and you’ll be well-prepared to enter a career in dental assisting. Earn an associate degree for even greater advancement opportunities.
In less than 2 years
you can earn:
Certificate of Achievement
Build on your certificate
of achievement with a:
Certificate of Specialization
Or earn your
in under 4 years
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