Multimedia/Web designer


developing all kinds of multimedia products


using different media forms, such as still images, moving images, texts and sounds to produce one product


developing a final product that can be a game, a movie, a website or a web application


creating visual, sound and special effects


developing websites, videos, games, films and apps


integrating social media and videos into websites


creating products that are well designed and user-friendly


being customer-oriented, being able to listen well


being analytical


being able to work in a result-oriented way


being creative


being innovative


willing to continually develop professional knowledge


being able to think logically


problem solving


Further study at:
- Web Design - QQI Level 6 component certificate in Web Authoring at the College of Management and IT
- Social Media and Web Design - QQI Level 6 component certificate in Web Authoring at the Carlow Institute of Further Education


do your best at high school in the creative subjects and computer science


practise making videos with your phone or tablet


try editing videos with, for example, Windows Movie Maker


upload videos to online services like YouTube and Vimeo


read and watch the stories of the role models on our website


Visit careers-advice/job-descriptions/multimedia-designer for job specifications and requirements


start practising with programming, for example via the following websites:

  • Bomberbot - 16 lessons with 300+ levels to learn to program at home
  • In the Daisy the Dinosaur app, you have the dinosarus Daisyo walk, dance, jump on the screen. You learn the principles of sequence, objects, loops and actions
  • ComputerCraft is a module for the popular game Minecraft. With this you can build a computer in the Minecraft world and start programming yourself
  • Hopscotch - This app for the iPad teaches you to program playfully by creating a script from blocks with commands. Hopscotch is based on the programming language Scratch