These are the jobs that give websites and applications their visual excitement. Some, such as animator, graphic designer, illustrator and photographer are the digital equivalents of jobs that used to be done in other ways.

Others are totally new roles that have only come into existence with recent advances in technology. A 3-D modeller and a motion graphics designer use software to produce models on screen and a 3-D print specialist makes real objects using software programs.

An art director sets the style for a website or film and leads a team of designers and other specialists. A web designer combines visual ability with knowledge of what works best online and what’s possible from a technical perspective. A usability designer concentrates on how websites perform when people use them.

Finally, a sound designer uses digital technology to make the sounds you hear in games, videos and films as rich as the visuals you see.


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