County vocational-technical school programs in audiovisual technology, digital media and design, and graphic arts give students hands-on experience using state-of-the-art technology.
Digital media and design is a blend of technology and content, and building digital media products requires teams of professionals with diverse skills, including technical, artistic, analytical, and production coordination. As communication increasingly shifts from print to online media, digital design is increasingly valued across all industries.
Graphic arts involves using both graphics and text to convey a concept or idea. Graphic designers are involved in corporate identity/branding, advertising, print production, and web design. As the communications industry becomes more integrated, the workforce of the future has diverse skills and collaborates digitally to see projects from start to finish.
Audiovisual technicians will continue working not only with their creative counterparts, but across every other industry, to create effective digital workspaces. The most economical way to rapidly transform a room into a dynamic and collaborative space is to bring audiovisual technology into it.
Why AV Technology, Digital Media and Design, and Graphic Arts?
- Rising demand for AV technicians as more interactions happen virtually in today’s workplace
- Strong projected job growth in web development and design, especially as “content is king” in this fast-moving digital world
- Opportunity to exercise creative expression
- Vast opportunities for advancement and growth in this rapidly evolving path
Career pathways in this area include:
Augmented reality developer
Disc jockey (DJ)
Video game designer
User-experience (UX) designer
For Students And Parents:
To see what audiovisual technology, digital media and design, and graphic arts programs the vocational-technical school in your county offers, find your school.
For Adult Students:
To look for specific AV technology, digital media and design, and graphic arts programs at county vocational-technical schools near you, use the “Find Adult Career Programs” tool.
For More Information About Careers In Audiovisual Technology, Digital Media and Design, and Graphic Arts:
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About careers in video production:
Read about Bergen County Technical Schools’ Institute for Interactive Design and the career pathways students enrolled in the Institute are exploring.
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