Digital media careers

A career in digital media is broad and diverse, encompassing many roles and sectors. As a digital media professional, you’ll be an avid storyteller, creator, producer, or distributer of digital content.

You’ll find unlimited opportunities across any industry with roles in digital media and design including: 

  • web or graphic designer and illustrator
  • publisher,
  • animator,
  • game or software developer,
  • photographer,
  • audio or video producer,
  • visual effect specialist,
  • digital marketer or advertising professional.

Labour Market Insights (2022) is projecting very strong job growth for graphic and web designers, and illustrators – 21.7% (or 13,900 more jobs) by 2026.  Strong growth is also projected for web developers and multimedia specialists – 13.7% (or 1,900 more jobs) by 2026.    

Skills and traits

A career in digital media will develop your technical and communication skills. This, combined with your flair for creativity, and ability to provide solutions to client problems and think critically about your options will see you bring your ideas to life in innovative ways.

  • Creative and imaginative
  • Attention to detail
  • Visual communicator and storyteller
  • Tech savvy
  • Ability to interpret a brief or instructions
  • Strong communication skills
  • Creative thinker and problem solver
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    Bachelor of Digital Media covered all the avenues that I wanted to dip my toe into and try out – graphic design, film industry marketing and social media – all stuff that I wouldn't have gotten just by doing a straight animation degree.

    Isaac Jensen

    Bachelor of Digital Media