Digital & Multimedia Design


28 careers advice results in total for Digital & Multimedia Design


How the arts can help you get into e-learning

 11 August 2015

Whether you’re fresh out of education or in the workforce, you're likely to have done some online learning. However, organisations are seeing a huge gap between their digital training content needs and in-house capabilities. With an average salary of above £40,000 a year according to the eLearning Guild, is it time to look into an e-learning career?


Lottie Wigmore, online distance learning apprentice

 23 June 2015

Lottie helps create, design and develop online courses for both institutional and international learners. She explains how her experience working with design helped secure her apprenticeship and talks about what the role involves.


Journey into the design industry

 17 April 2015

What steps do you need to take for a design career? This infographic created by Fifteen Design tracks the journey, from leaving education to finding a first job in the design industry.


Amy has noticed more and more of an overlap in the digital sector with the creative industries.

A creative digital career

 2 October 2013

Creatives can find work in many industries – and the digital sector is no exception. Amy Edwards from recruitment website Bubble Jobs explains how the creative and digital industries can overlap.


Being a creative brand manager

 9 May 2013

Jenny Smyth works as Senior Account Manager at Red Cow Creative consultancy. She has delivered creative marketing campaigns for brands like Mr. Men, Little Miss and Where’s Wally?


Fay co-founded a business before starting up her own brand design consultancy.

A freelance brand designer

 2 May 2013

Fay Blakeley is a freelance brand designer and consultant in Cardiff. She discusses the joys of being her own boss, as well as the challenges of being ultimately accountable.


Amelia took on internships and freelance work before launching her own magazine.

Amelia Gregory, magazine art director

 18 April 2013

Amelia is the art director and founder of Amelia's Magazine, which posts on art, design, music and fashion. She commissions work from illustrators and is in charge of the magazine's look and feel.


Web designers create the look and feel of a website. They work on both the visuals and the site's functionality. Image: University of the Cr

Web designer

 13 March 2013

Web designers use text, images, graphics, sound, animation and video to create websites.


Sound designers work in a wide variety of settings, from live events to a mobile phone design firm. Image: University of the Creative Arts

Sound designer

 13 March 2013

Sound design can involve making sure the mix of sounds is correct at a live event, designing the sound effects on a mobile phone, and many other things.


Experience using software design packages is invaluable. Image: University of the Creative Arts

Multimedia designer

 13 March 2013

Multimedia designers create a variety of screen-based multimedia products.


Computer game designer

Games designer

 13 March 2013

Games designers create and develop games for different platforms. These can include consoles, phones, tablets and PCs.


Lily's work covers an entire design process, from taking a brief from a client to launching a finished website.

Lily Dart, web designer

 8 March 2013

As a graphic and web designer for digital design company dxw, Lily works with clients from design brief to finished website.


Ecommerce involves selling products via a website and this involves many different business functions and roles, depending on the size of th

Ecommerce

 28 November 2012

Ecommerce involves selling products via a website. This involves many different business functions and roles, depending on the size of the company.


The size and type of company will determine how involved you become in the production of the jewellery. Photo: Holts Academy

CAD/CAM designer

 27 November 2012

CAD/CAM designers use CAD (computer-aided design) to produce jewellery designs and CAM (computer-aided manufacture) to create a product.


Hoffi's client list includes the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and Climate Change Wales.

Making design bilingual

 2 November 2012

Cardiff-based design agency Hoffi have a client list which includes Wales's National Museum and National Theatre. Staff described the challenges and benefits of designing in English and Welsh.


David Beastall is a Digital Executive for Renfrew Group International.

Getting started in web design

 6 August 2012

As a graduate or school leaver, how do you get that first job in web design? David Beastall, Digital Executive for Renfrew Group International, shared his thoughts and experiences about a web career.


Alastair Reid is the Managing director of Red Design.

Working in a design agency

 8 March 2012

Alastair Reid is Managing Director of Red Design. He discusses what work is done at his design agency, and what quality he looks for in new designers.


Images © Tim Bradford 2009 www.timbradford.com

From artist to entrepreneur

 23 November 2011

Making the transition from being a student to establishing an arts practice, business, or career within the creative and cultural industries is a challenging but exciting journey.


Design internships helped Rhiannon gain industry experience after university.

Making an internship work

 9 September 2011

Rhiannon Jones is a graphic designer working for Warner Music Group. She spoke about how a 3 month internship led to a permanent job in the music industry.


Simon taught himself many of the skills for web design.

4 tips for a web design career

 21 June 2011

Simon McFarlane runs a web design business, building bespoke websites for diverse clients. His career path evolved over the years, but his early track record as a technology trainer proved invaluable.


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