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What can I do with my degree in Multimedia and Digital Arts?

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A  Multimedia and Digital Arts degree may be useful in the following career areas:

Television/film/video producer

Producers play an integral role in the television, film and video industries. A producer will oversee each project from conception to completion and may also be involved in the marketing and distribution processes.
Job profile of a Television/film/video producer from the Prospects website

Librarian

Library and information staff manage, organise, evaluate and disseminate information. In specialist libraries (such as local history libraries) or universities, history graduates may be able to use their subject knowledge directly.
Job profile of an academic librarian from the Prospects website
Job profile of an academic librarian from the TARGET Jobs website
Job profile of a public librarian from the Prospects website
Job profile of a public librarian from the TARGET Jobs website
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
I Want to Work In: Librarianship and Archives

Arts Administrator

An arts administrator manages activities and services which support the arts sector, involving projects and initiatives provided by arts organisations
Job profile of an Arts Administrator from the Prospects website
job profile of an Arts Administrator from the TARGET Jobs website
job profile of an Arts Administrator from the National Careers Service website

Runner

A runner is an entry-level position, the most junior role in the production department of a broadcast, film or video company. They act as general assistants, working under the direction of the producer and other production staff, to undertake whatever basic tasks are required to ensure the smooth running of the production process.
Job profile of a Runner from the Prospects website
Job profile of a Runner from the National Careers Service website
Job profile of a Runner from the icould website
I want to work in the media

Chartered Accountant

Chartered accountants provide financial advice to clients that range from multinational organisations and governmental bodies to small independent businesses. Accountants often specialise in particular areas of practice, including audit, management consultancy, recovery, forensic accountancy, taxation, assurance, and corporate finance.
Job profile of a Chartered Accountant from the Prospects website
Job profile of a Chartered Accountant from the TARGET Jobs website
Inside Careers: Chartered Accountancy
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Advertising Account Executive

Advertising account executives act as a link between advertising agencies and their clients. They are responsible for the coordination of advertising campaigns and liaising with all involved, within and outside the agency. They manage administrative and campaign work and ensure that advertising projects are completed on time and on budget. May also be known as account manager, account handler or client services executive.
Job profile of an Advertising Account Executive from the Prospects website
Job profile of an Advertising Account Executive from the TARGET Jobs website
Job profile of an Advertising Account Executive from the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising

Retail manager

Retail managers are responsible for the day-to-day running of stores or departments. This may involve responsibility for a wide range of business functions, depending on the size of the store and company structure, such as human resources, marketing, logistics, IT, customer service and finance.
Job profile of a Retail Manager from the Prospects website
Job profile of a Retail Manager from the TARGET Jobs website

You may be interested in graduate roles outside of Multimedia and Digital Arts. There are many employers who are looking for graduates with good degrees but that don’t have a preference for the subject studied. To explore different career options see:

 

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Last Updated: 10/09/2019