Catch the Wave: Utah Sees Spike in Digital Media Jobs
Want to work it the digital media field? Every business needs someone to assist with graphic design, illustration and creative display (Comic art and Entertainment design), as well as the skills to think critically and apply digital expertise. There are several ways to gain this digital media expertise, and BEAU offers many ways to accomplish them.
First, it is critical to get the practical application of using the knowledge gained in the classroom. Here is a great example how BEAU students used the classroom to create something for our local museum, The Leonardo: http://beau.broadviewuniversity.edu/news/stop-motion-sets-put-students-on-a-roll-at-the-leo/.
In addition, it is important to stay current in the field. BEAU offers a number of internships, events, and volunteer opportunities to work with industry professionals. BEAU always encourages our students to take advantage of the many ways to apply their skills as possible.
“I see a wide variety of needs in the digital industries in Utah,” says Bob Trewartha, BEAU’s career services director. “The government has eduUtah, and they have done a study that shows how important the digital media industry is to the state.”
Over the last several years the need for digital media professionals has expanded exponentially. There are a lot of jobs in digital media, and we have seen a 250 percent increase over the last several years. It is critical to get the right education, training and experience to be successful in the digital media industry.
The wave of the future is here now, so if being in a digital media profession is interesting to you, get out there and get started. Here is a list of programs offered by BEAU in the Digital Media field: http://beau.broadviewuniversity.edu/programs/
Call BEAU for more information at 801-300-4300. Or better yet, come see us at BEAU.Palooza on February 28th and see the school, located at 240 East Morris Avenue is South Salt Lake City.