2166-Graphic and multimedia designers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Graphic and multimedia designers
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Job Description: 
Graphic and multimedia designers design information content for visual and audio communication, publication and display using print, film, electronic, digital and other forms of visual and audio media. They create special effects, animation, or other visual images for use in computer games, movies, music videos, print media and advertisements.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) determining the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
  • (b) undertaking research and analysing functional communication requirements
  • (c) formulating design concepts for the subject to be communicated
  • (d) preparing sketches, diagrams, illustrations and layouts to communicate design concepts
  • (e) designing complex graphics and animation to satisfy functional, aesthetic and creative requirements of the design brief
  • (f) creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional images depicting objects in motion or illustrating a process, using computer animation or modeling programs
  • (g) negotiating design solutions with clients, management, sales and production staff
  • (h) selecting, specifying or recommending functional and aesthetic materials and media for publication, delivery or display
  • (i) detailing and documenting the selected design for production
  • (j) supervising or carrying out production in the chosen media.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Animator,
- Digital artist,
- Graphic designer
- Illustrator
- Multimedia designer
- Publication designer
- Web designer


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Interior architect - 2161
- Interior designer -3432
- Multimedia developer ? 2513
- Visual artist - 2651
- Web developer - 2513

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