2612 – Multimedia Specialist and Web Developers 2612

Major Group 2 Professionals 
SUB-MAJOR GROUP 26 ICT Professionals 
MINOR GROUP 261 Business and Systems Analysts, and Programmers 
UNIT GROUP 2612 Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers

Multimedia Specialist and Web Developers Unit Group 2612

Indicative Skill Level: (ANZSCO Skill Level 1)
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Multimedia Specialist 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.

Description of Employment Duties:

  • analyzing, 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
  • 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 specialized inputs, such as image files, audio
    files and scripting languages, to produce, maintain and support websites
  • assisting in analyzing, specifying and developing Internet strategies, web-based methodologies and
    development plans

ICT Units

  • Computer Graphics & Animation – (2D Computer graphics, 3D Computer graphics, 2D Animation, 3D Animation)
  • Human Computer Interaction – (Interface Design)
  • Image and media data manipulation – (Developing Interactive Media, Multimedia Authoring, Games Design)
  • Operating Systems (e.g. iOS, Android, Linux, Unix)
  • Programming (e.g. Internet Programming, C++, Java, Objective C, AS3, Games Programming)
  • Software Engineering
  • Web Systems Design – (Interactive System Design)
  • WWW and the Internet – (Web Technologies, Web Engineering, XML and Web Services, Web Authoring, Web Applications Development, Multimedia & the Internet)
  • Algorithm design and development
  • Client/Server technologies
  • Information Security
  • Introduction to ICT – (Introduction to Computer Science, Computer Theory, Introduction to Business Computing, Computer Science I)
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Mobile Devices
  • Multimedia Technologies
  • Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design
  • Object oriented technologies
  • Project – (if the project is a Multimedia / Web project)
  • Requirements gathering
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Design
  • Testing strategies and methods