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Diploma in Multimedia Design and Development

Humber College ’s award-winning Multimedia Design and Development diploma program offers the opportunity to participate in an extensive multimedia design education where you’ll build a range of interactive digital media production skills including web design, mobile interface design, motion graphics, 2D animation, streaming, video and sound editing, digital storytelling, and interactive design.

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Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: September 2020
Tuition Fee: CAD 8,056 per semester
Location: North Campus (Toronto, Canada)

Multimedia Design and Development is one of the three programs within our interaction and design common platform cluster. The first semester of this program is shared with the three-year Web Design and Interactive Media program, and the three-year Graphic Design program. This offers you exposure to the different areas of programming, common elements of design and creative thinking, and collaborative work with students studying to work in complementary career fields. Greater exposure to the ever-evolving exciting world of design and development will allow you to investigate the edges of this area of study, and then you will confirm your focus prior to your second semester of study.

Under the guidance of experienced and knowledgeable professors, you’ll learn on and become experienced with industry-standard software such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Adobe Brackets, Illustrator, After Effects, Audition, Adobe Animate, Final Cut Pro and Premiere. Web technologies such as HTML5, Extensible Markup Language (XML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3), JavaScript, jQuery and Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) and MySQL are employed in hands-on learning situations in our applied teaching environment with relevant industry projects.

Courses include:

  • Design
  • Digital Technology
  • Motion Design
  • Creative Thinking
  • Web Technology
  • College Reading and Writing Skills

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Demand for creative and effective multimedia content continues to grow across all sectors of the economy, creating a wealth of opportunities for interactive design and development specialists with proven skills and current knowledge of industry needs.

Help corporations, not-for-profits and government agencies stand out in the vast and cluttered digital universe with your ability to create compelling and effective interactive media content for smartphones, tablets and desktop computers. Your skill at creating a variety of multimedia applications using the full range of industry standard software will allow you to advance in this rapidly evolving field.

With practical training through the Humber College ’s award-winning Multimedia Design and Development diploma program, you may have opportunities at a broad variety of large or small organizations that have media production and presentation facilities.

Recent graduates of this program have found work at Intrafinity.com, TheJuggernaut.ca, De – mac Media.com, DesignAxiom.ca, Rogers, iVillage.ca, CBC.ca, CTV.ca, SapientNitro, CHUM Radio, NuBrand.com, CanWest, MTV Canada, Macleans.ca, MacLaren McCann, Teletoon, Taxi.ca, The Weather Network, Devlin.ca and other organizations.

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