STRIDE CAREER PREP
Trade and Industry: Visual Arts
Your Platform Awaits
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?
Advertising and Graphic Design — This pathway prepares students to produce digitally generated or computer-enhanced media used in advertising, entertainment, communications, and marketing.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?**
Some of the jobs include:
Digital Media Specialist
Multimedia Artist and Animator
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample career salaries include:
Multimedia Artist and Animator—$75,270
*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: Tuesday, September 1, 2020.
**Many Microsoft®️ Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who participate in the program for at least two years will have further preparation for certification testing.
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certifications
Microsoft Office Specialist