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Job: Media Designer

Job traits for an aspiring Media Designer:

Traits Required (Core Traits Bolded)

Creative/Imaginative
Innovative
Computer Tech/Software Savvy and Technical Processes
Team Player
Organized
Self-Motivated
Interested in Digital Technology
Understand End User (Empathetic)
Strong and Persuasive Communicator
Be comfortable presenter
Tight Deadlines
Accept Criticism (Thick Skin)
Flexible and willing to Adapt for criteria
Detail Oriented
Designer
Planner and Organizer
Directs information
Identifies Target Audience (Categorizes)
Strategic
Analyzes Media Efficiency so they know what approaches work
Comfortable Designing in Software
Visual Communication Skills
Excellent organizational, time, and project management skills
Keep up with latest trends
Self-Development/Focused

Description: Interactive media designers create the overall look and feel of a wide range of interactive communication products and often use text, data, graphics, sound, animation and other digital and visual effects.

Salary:  $45,654

Similar Occupations and their Outlooks per BLS:

Quick Facts: Graphic Designers
2016 Median Pay $47,640 per year
$22.90 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor’s degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2016 266,300
Job Outlook, 2016-26 5% (As fast as average)
Employment Change, 2016-26 12,500
Quick Facts: Multimedia Artists and Animators
2016 Median Pay $65,300 per year
$31.40 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor’s degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2016 73,700
Job Outlook, 2016-26 10% (Faster than average)
Employment Change, 2016-26 7,700

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