Web Design and Development Careers Overview
With explosive growth in Internet use comes a wealth of new jobs for multimedia professionals, particularly web designers and developers. In fact, career opportunities in these fields are expected to grow 16% faster than those in other fields through 2016 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The technical know how, critical business skills and hands-on experience you’ll gain at DeVry University can help open the door to rewarding opportunities in the world of web design and development.
When you earn your bachelor's degree in Multimedia Design and Development (MDD) from DeVry University with a specialization in Web Design and Development, you'll be equipped to perform a wide range of duties in the execution of integrated multimedia programs and entire web projects. Professional responsibilities of web designers and developers include:
- Generating and manipulating graphics, images, sound, animation, text and video
- Streaming live and on-demand audio and video
- Interacting with clients
- Working with, and often managing, graphics, production and engineer experts on a day-to-day basis
Web Design and Development careers are found in a number of diverse environments, including:
- Advertising agencies
- Marketing firms
- Web site development companies
- eLearning providers
- Training and development providers
- Corporate communications departments
- Online service organizations
- eCommerce providers
DeVry graduates in Multimedia Design and Development with a specialization in Web Design and Development will be prepared for careers in areas such as:
- Web development
- Graphic design
- Multimedia development
- Web-based project managment
DeVry Career Advantage
From career-focused programs to our results-driven career services team, our focus is on preparing you for your chosen career. The proof is in the numbers. In 2013, 75% of DeVry University Multimedia Design and Development graduates actively seeking employment had careers in their field within six months of graduation at an average salary of $30,631.
1 Figure based on 2013 graduates self-reporting data to DeVry University Career Services who were employed at graduation or actively seeking employment in their field after graduation. Does not include graduates who were not actively seeking employment, as determined by DeVry University Career Services, or who did not report data on employment status to DeVry University Career Services.