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College of Media Arts & Technology

Graphic and Multimedia Design Careers Overview

If you have an eye for design and a knack for computers, you can be on your way to a great career. Designers who can create exciting, engaging and interactive game and web-based experiences by implementing the principles of graphic and multimedia design, 3D model construction, lighting and animation are in demand. A DeVry University education can help you build on your talents, develop critical business skills and earn a degree to back it up. Then you'll be ready to take your place in the exciting and rewarding field of graphic and multimedia design.

Professional Responsibilities


When you earn your bachelor's degree in Multimedia Design and Development (MDD) from DeVry University with a specialization in Graphic and Multimedia Design, you'll be equipped to create web-enabled and other digital media for nearly any organization or business. Professional responsibilities of web designers, multimedia designers and graphic designers and specialists include:

  • Creating graphics, web-based animation and special effects for computer games, web sites and banner ads
  • Creating the overall look of media and performing computer manipulation
  • Using layout and design skills to build media pages and integrate interactive content



Graphic and Multimedia Design careers are found in nearly every industry, including:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Government
  • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical
  • Retail

Career Options


DeVry graduates in Multimedia Design and Development with a specialization in Graphic and Multimedia Design will be prepared for careers in areas such as:

  • Graphic design
  • Web design
  • Animation
  • Special effects creation
  • Multimedia design

The DeVry University Career Advantage


Whether you are looking to attend a traditional campus or an online university, DeVry University is the place where you can gain the skills, credentials, and respect you need to succeed in the world of graphic and multimedia design. The proof is in the numbers. Each year, thousands of DeVry University graduates have careers in their chosen fields in 6 months or less.