Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design Major

Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design is a program that prepares individuals to apply HTML, XML, Javascript, graphics applications, and other authoring tools to the design, editing, and publishing (launching) of documents, images, graphics, sound, and multimedia products on the World Wide Web.

Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design majors and degree programs includes instruction in Internet theory, web page standards and policies, elements of web page design, user interfaces, vector tools, special effects, interactive and multimedia components, search engines, navigation, morphing, e-commerce tools, and emerging web technologies.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design (use the College Search feature and enter "web page design” or “digital media design” or “information resources design” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design?

Job options for a major/degree in this field include (but are not exclusive to): webmaster, web content developer, media analyst, usability specialist, multimedia artist, and digital designer.  Career opportunities exist available in such industry sectors as advertising, multimedia companies, and Internet publishers.   Your entry into a career in this field will depend on your level of formal education.

 

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

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