Digital media and technology are the driving forces behind new developments across business segments today. The need for talented and well-trained designers with extensive programming training is in high demand. Studio School’s Digital Media concentration prepares students for the engaging field of multimedia. Offering a foundation for a broad understanding of digital media, the concentration stresses the aesthetics of design and effective technology for the engaging, interactive experience. Students will learn visual and technical skills, such as design principles, digital art creation, sound, animation, and programming, to create interactive projects in the digital environment. Additionally, our Collaboration Labs are programmed for all students and are built to foster interdisciplinary creativity.
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. —Vincent Van Gogh
Students Who Complete This Program...
- Develop common design principles for making well-informed and styled decisions in the design of user interfaces.
- Demonstrate proficient use of procedural or interactive mechanisms to create effective animation.
- Develop a digital portfolio that shows a comprehensive understanding and proficiency in combining media and utilizing interactive techniques.
- Master a visual and verbal vocabulary that enables students to articulate powerful design and to read, write, evaluate, and implement programming languages.
All degree candidates who complete the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art with concentrations in Digital Media, Graphic Design, or Visual Communications will have the opportunity to produce an extensive portfolio of original work with direct commercial applications to film, television, social media and advertising industries. Additionally, they participate in a graduate showcase that includes a gallery installation, transmedia strategy, industry outreach and online platform exhibits.
With a degree in Digital Media, you could bring stories to life on-screen as an Computer Animator. Make immersive video games as a Game Developer. Or create amazing on-line experiences as a Website Designer. A Digital Media degree will qualify you as a Digital Media Specialist, Software Designer, Social Media Strategist, Creative Consultant, and many more. Today, business is looking for creative people who are tech-minded, and a degree in Digital Media gives you the necessary skills.
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