ACS RPL for Multimedia Specialist 261211

ANZSCO 261211 Multimedia Specialist creates and manipulates computer animation, audio, video and graphic image files into multimedia programs to produce data and content for CD-ROMs, information kiosks, multimedia presentations, web sites, mobile telephone resources, electronic gaming environments, e-commerce and e-security solutions, and entertainment and education products.

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 languages
  • 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

Description of Closely Related Core 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)
  • 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)

Description of Additional Closely Related ICT Units:

  • Algorithm design and development
  • Information Security
  • Introduction to ICT - (Introduction to Computer Science, Computer Theory, Introduction to Business Computing, Computer Science I)
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Mobile Devices
  • Object Oriented System Design
  • Object Oriented Systems Analysis
  • Object oriented technologies
  • Project - (if the project is a Multimedia / Web project)
  • Requirements gathering
  • Software Engineering
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Design
  • Testing strategies and methods