Digital media

Digital media

Challenge your creativity with training in digital arts and media design.


About Us

Work with text, graphics, audio and video media using industry-standard hardware and software while gaining experience in teamwork and creative thinking. Our goal is to give students career skills and a digital media "tool kit'' that will make them successful in the industry. 


Degrees and Certificates

Choose from specialization tracks in:

  • 2D and 3D animation
  • Game development
  • Graphic design
  • Video and motion graphics

Student Examples

Check out the student-created Digital Media website for course listings and descriptions, as well as student work in animation, graphic design, video & motion graphics and game development.

 
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You will enter a dynamic, expanding world of opportunity and lifelong change. Your computer-based design training at College of the Redwoods gives you a solid foundation as you foster your creative career interests. Students think critically about project management and learn to communicate effectively in order to collaborate and work in groups successfully. 

fast Fact

Employees in the video game industry earn an average of $97,000 per year.

Source: theesa.com

fast Fact

20% of Graphic Designers are self-employed. 

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected California Employment Statistics

Wages

Graphic Designer

$30,170-$96,720

Job Growth (2014-2024)

+12%

Job Openings (2014-2024)

37,000 14,500

 

Wages

Video Game Designer

$44,680-$158,230

Job Growth (2014-2024)

+20%

Job Openings (2014-2024)

25,000 30,000

 

Wages

Multimedia Artist & Animator

$44,770-$129,840

Job Growth (2014-2024)

+15%

Job Openings (2014-2024)

21,800  25,100

Source: http://www.onetonline.org

Employment opportunities include:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Multimedia Artist & Animator
  • Video Game Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Videographer/Audio Engineer
  • Game Programmer & Designer
  • Motion Graphics Designer