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Online Graphics & Multimedia Degrees and Careers

If you grew up loving cartoons, you grew up in the world of graphics. From the beginning of animation -- multiple frames in which only the characters' mouths moved -- to today's world, the industry has undergone a sea change. Today's animators are graphics and multimedia workers, who create special effects using computer graphics, or who create video games or commercials. In addition to the ability to draw, graphics and multimedia artists need to be able to work with color, computer programs, photography and understand the basics of animation.

Education & Career Opportunities in Graphics & Multimedia

A bachelor's degree is usually the first step toward getting started as a graphic designer or in multi-media positions. Bachelor's programs can teach you the basics of fine arts, computer arts and communicating by art. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual wage for multi-media artists and animators was $62,810 in 2009, and graphic designers made mean annual wages of $47,820. Employment in graphics is expected to grow by about 13 percent from 2008-2018. With many talented, computer-savvy artists vying for jobs, degrees in graphics and multimedia can set you apart from the competition.

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