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Digital Media Design

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Take your creativity to the next level in an environment made for artists to explore and express themselves. You’ll benefit from surrounding yourself with peers passionate about art. Grow with the digital media industry and share your perspective while advancing your career.

Supporting People & Dreams

An Associate Degree in Digital Media Design can be earned in as little as two years and with it, you’ll gain the confidence to use leading design platforms to stand out in this dynamic and growing field. Villa ensures students are familiar with art and design basics before they move on to intensive digital media courses and hands-on experiences in Villa’s state-of-the-art computer lab.

Tell Your Story

Students will foster new ideas on their way to becoming well-rounded professionals with general liberal arts and sciences credits relevant to their goals. The path to earning their degree culminates with an independent project reflecting professional demands completed under the guidance of Villa’s supportive and experienced educators.

A Holistic Perspective

You’re limited only by your imagination in Villa’s Digital Media Design program designed to give those interested in animation, illustration, motion design, game design, visual effects, video production, and sculpting a place to start their career and acquire advanced, in-demand skills. Learn the foundations while applying the newest multimedia concepts and tools. This program balances the need to hone digital artistry basics with learning industry best practices for creativity that exceeds all expectations.

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See for yourself.

Villa’s Digital Media Design program prepares students with the latest skills and perspectives from the ever-changing world of digital multimedia. Dive deep into the techniques needed to concept and create stunning visuals and riveting motion design. Become a stand-out storyteller with exposure to a variety of disciplines. No matter where you are in your artistic journey, Villa has a place for you!

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The Career Potential

Digital media is thriving and multimedia experience is valued in a growing number of jobs. Students with an A.A.S. in Digital Media Design will be prepared for a number of exciting career paths. Students who complete the program will not only reach their potential as artists but also have an exciting future in a variety of fields.

Some examples of career paths you can choose include:

  • Animation
  • Motion design
  • Digital illustration
  • Game design
  • Video production
  • Sculpting and 3-D image rendering

You can also pursue advanced study in a graduate program in Fine Arts or another interdisciplinary art program.

The Facilities

Students will have access to industry standard software such as the Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite, including Maya and Mudbox. Students will also learn popular professional Adobe Creative Cloud applications in addition to Final Cut Pro, Pixologic ZBrush, and QuickTime Pro. Villa’s stop-motion studio is equipped with leading software like Dragon Stop-Motion and a specialized lighting system. Students will also use equipment like HD video cameras, Nikon digital still cameras, and flatbed scanners to capture and create. Some studios are complete with large screen TVs for greater attention to detail and seeing visions come to life!

The Requirements

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There’s a lot of pressure to know what’s next. We’re here to say, it’s OK if you’re still figuring it out. In fact, it’s great. Villa is a place where that kind of continual discovery is prized. Because going to college isn’t about having it all figured out. It’s about inventing who you’re going to become. You’ll see.

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