Multi-Media Developer



OFO No: 251301





Other names for Multi-Media Developer:

  • Animation Programmer
  • Computer Games Programmer
  • Digital Media Specialist
  • Graphical Programmer
  • Multimedia Specialist

What is a Multi-Media Developer?

A Multi-Media Developer creates computer animation which includes audio, video and graphic files into multi-media programs.

These files can be used in multi-media presentations, gaming environments, info kiosks etc

What does a Multi-Media Developer do?

  • meets with clients to discuss brief
  • advises client
  • creates multi-media designs
  • works alongside animators and programmers
  • works alongside producers and sound engineers etc
  • keeps up to date with technology
  • tests products for snags
  • makes adjustments or corrections
  • presents final product to client

Are you … ?

  • interested in computers?
  • creative?
  • innovative?
  • technically minded?
  • systematic and logical?
  • good with people?
  • observant?

How do I become a Multi-Media Developer?


Diploma in Multi-Media

  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • Tshwane Univeersity of Technology
  • University of Johannesburg


Bachelor of Technology Multi-Media 

  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • University of Johannesburg
  • Vaal University of Technology


Bachelor of Multi-Media

  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of Pretoria



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OTHER CAREERS TO CONSIDER:  Graphic Designer … or … Web Designer

Is becoming a Multi-Media Developer the right career choice for me?