Individuals in this career field provide services in a variety of areas associated with typography, web and graphic design, video, audio, television production, animation, and photography. Students in this program will be exposed to a variety of skill areas in order to specialize in a related career.

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The Digital Communications program prepares students to apply knowledge and skills in the field of multimedia technology. Instruction in this program includes, but is not limited to, audio/visual technology, troubleshooting techniques, computer operation and maintenance, data transmission and management, oral and written communication, math and physics, concept development, layout and design, computer graphics, image capture, audio, video web related technologies and animation.

Possible careers may include: photographer, videographer, multimedia producer, multimedia journalist, multimedia designer, video editing/motion graphics design, multimedia designer and illustrator creator, graphic/web designer, or production designer.

STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO:

  • Be self-motivated and have a good work ethic
  • Be creative and willing to put effort into the creative process
  • Possess good organizational skills
  • Be able to work independently or with others
  • Focus on computer tasks for long periods of time
  • Read and write at grade level or above

For information on this occupation’s description, required knowledge, job tasks and related job titles, state/national wages and employment trends, visit the U.S. Dept. of Labor’s site for this career field.

COLLEGE CREDIT

GACTC graduates can get a jump start on post-secondary education by taking advantage of the various articulation and/or dual enrollment opportunities. Review the college credit opportunities for the Digital Communications program.

Christopher Miller

Digital Communications Teacher
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