Careers in Culture – Digital Media: "The Interactive Zone"
Rapid change & the intersection of art & technology
What's driving the success of the Digital Media content creators? There is a unique skill convergence from the creative arts, information communication technology and business sectors. Digital Media workers are in demand because teams mobilize artistic ability, technological invention and business acumen to drive product, process and business innovation. Seasoned Digital Media workers often have a breadth of technical, artistic and business know-how which make them valuable and in-demand!
Rapid change is a part of daily life in Digital Media. New technologies are being introduced all the time, while users' expectations of program quality and originality are rising. If Digital Media is in your future, be prepared to constantly improve your skills. You could be a video director who has to brush up on the latest digital editing system or a computer software programmer who has to learn a new coding language for a particular project on a particular platform. Pro-actively improving your skills with a life-long learning approach to your career is one of the most important keys to a successful Digital Media career.