As a visual designer, your creativity could influence much of what we see and use every day. ACC’s Visual Communication Program provides instruction in design fundamentals, illustration, color theory, design software, user experience design, and more. You can prepare for a career in a wide range of promising design fields.
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Prepare, plan, and operate multimedia teaching aids for use in education. May record, catalogue, and file materials.
Hourly Wage: $23.6
Currently Employed: 130
130 people are employed as Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists. This number is expected to increase by 8.46% over the next four years.
Format typescript and graphic elements using computer software to produce publication-ready material.
Hourly Wage: $17.75
Currently Employed: 194
194 people are employed as Desktop Publishers. This number is expected to decrease by 2.06% over the next four years.
Format and proof text and images submitted by designers and clients into finished pages that can be printed. Includes digital and photo typesetting. May produce printing plates.
Hourly Wage: $17.95
Currently Employed: 211
211 people are employed as Prepress Technicians and Workers. This number is expected to decrease by 3.79% over the next four years.
Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.
Hourly Wage: $22.74
Currently Employed: 826
826 people are employed as Multimedia Artists and Animators. This number is expected to increase by 5.93% over the next four years.
Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.
Hourly Wage: $20.31
Currently Employed: 2520
2520 people are employed as Graphic Designers. This number is expected to increase by 6.47% over the next four years.
Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.
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