Visual Communication

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.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

    Prepare, plan, and operate multimedia teaching aids for use in education. May record, catalogue, and file materials.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Desktop Publishers

    Format typescript and graphic elements using computer software to produce publication-ready material.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Graphic Designers

    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: $


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  • Multimedia Artists and Animators

    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: $


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  • Prepress Technicians and Workers

    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: $


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