Interactive Multimedia

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Overview

When you study interactive multimedia, you’ll be ready to excel in any number of careers in the virtual universe. As technology continues to expand at a rapid rate, well-rounded talent is needed in web design, game development, interactive media, telecommunications and more.

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What you’ll study:


Music technology, game design, animation, editing, video, visual effects

What you can do:


Become an animator, a visual effects artist, a game designer or a website developer



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Fast Facts

  • Employment in the interactive multimedia field is projected to grow 6 percent from 2014 to 2024 due to increased demand for animation and visual effects in video games, movies and TV. (Source: bls.gov)
  • The college's 360-Degree Virtual Tour was created by an alumnus who owns his own business. He was helped by two Bloomfield College students.
  • Interactive media experts are in demand due to the shift from traditional classroom to online and interactive learning environments.
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You could be …

An interaction designer: Median pay $79,767 per year. Interaction designers develop web-based platforms, including smartphone apps that companies use to interact with and engage consumers.

An interactive media specialist: Median pay $79,767 per year. Interaction designers develop web-based platforms, including smartphone apps that companies use to interact with and engage consumers.

An interactive media specialist: Median pay $44,386 per year. Using digital technologies, interactive media specialists plan, execute and measure the results of a company's digital marketing initiatives.

A visual effects artist: Median pay $78,471 per year. Visual effects artists create in-game effects or post-production effects for movies, games, TV shows and commercials.

A web developer: Median pay $66,130 per year. Web developers design and create websites and are also responsible for the site’s technical aspects, such as its performance and capacity.

A user experience (UX) designer: Median pay $72,338 per year. UX designers create designs for end users that are attractive and functional. It’s all about solving problems and creating efficiency.

(Source: bls.gov and payscale.com)


Interactive Multimedia student

Contact Information

Yuichiro Nishizawa

Yuichiro Nishizawa

Chair, Division of Creative Arts and Technology
Associate Professor

Phone: 973-748-9000, ext. 1555
Office: Center for Technology + Creativity, Room 102
Email



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