Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers

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Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers

Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers create computer animation, audio, video and graphic image files for multimedia presentations, games, motion pictures, CD-ROMs, information kiosks and the web, and plan, produce and maintain websites and web applications using web programming, scripting, authoring, content management and file transfer software.

Fun facts

  • 1910 Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 80% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 17% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by multimedia specialists and web developers. A few are listed below:

  • analysing, designing and developing Internet sites applying a mixture of artistry and creativity with software programming and scripting languages and interfacing with operating environments
  • designing and developing digital animations, imaging, presentations, games, audio and video clips, and Internet applications using multimedia software, tools and utilities, interactive graphics and programming languages
  • communicating with network specialists regarding web-related issues, such as security and hosting websites, to control and enforce Internet and web server security, space allocation, user access, business continuity, website backup and disaster recovery planning
  • designing, developing and integrating computer code with other specialised inputs, such as image files, audio files and scripting languages, to produce, maintain and support websites
  • assisting in analysing, specifying and developing Internet strategies, web-based methodologies and development plans

Specific occupations

  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Web Developer
  • Electronic Game Developer
  • Multimedia Developer
  • Multimedia Programmer
  • Web Programmer

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