Arts, AV Tech, and Communications
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Put both your creative spirit and your technical mind to work to create visual assets for the digital world. Your talent could take you anywhere from education to entertainment to advertising and beyond!.
Which pathways are offered?
Visual Arts—This pathway prepares students for success in designing and producing interactive multimedia productions and services, including developing digitally generated or computer-enhanced media used in business, training, entertainment, communications, and marketing.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
Special Effects Artist/Animator
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample career salaries include:
Special Effects Artist/Animator—$77,700/year
Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
ACT National Career Readiness Certificate
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) – Visual Communications using Adobe Photoshop
ACA – Print and Digital Media Publishing using Adobe InDesign
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, May 14, 2021.