Digital Media Design

Digital Media Design Degrees from Oklahoma City Community College

In this high-tech program, you’ll learn to use all the tools that drive today’s media and entertainment projects.

  • Overview

    ComputersDigital media designers use text, sound, graphics, animation and video to inform and entertain audiences. It’s a career that’s a mix of traditional graphic design, interactive and web design, motion design and video production.

    As a professional designer, you’ll be trained to work in graphic arts, digital media, interactive media, web design, photo editing, 3D modeling, animation, video editing and special effects.

    Oklahoma City Community College is ready for you with an associate in applied science degree in digital media design and a certificate of mastery in digital media design. You’ll work with the most advanced digital media design software and programs available, as well as the most knowledgeable computer-aided technology instructors and professors, making you a sought-after candidate for the top jobs in the field.

    Why wait? Apply online today!

  • Overview

    ComputersDigital media designers use text, sound, graphics, animation and video to inform and entertain audiences. It’s a career that’s a mix of traditional graphic design, interactive and web design, motion design and video production.

    As a professional designer, you’ll be trained to work in graphic arts, digital media, interactive media, web design, photo editing, 3D modeling, animation, video editing and special effects.

    Oklahoma City Community College is ready for you with an associate in applied science degree in digital media design and a certificate of mastery in digital media design. You’ll work with the most advanced digital media design software and programs available, as well as the most knowledgeable computer-aided technology instructors and professors, making you a sought-after candidate for the top jobs in the field.

    Why wait? Apply online today!

  • Highlights

    person with a pen tablet In the Digital Media Design Program at OCCC, you’ll learn:

    • To create computer illustrations, graphics, page layouts, animations and video and audio at an introductory level
    • The principles of design and critical thinking skills that lead to creative solutions
    • Technical skills and creative techniques with respect to digital cameras and scanners, image retouching and manipulation, selection, layering, color correction, channels, paths and filters
    • Technical and creative skills in non-linear editing, compositing, special effects, camera movements and cinematic points of view, titling and motion graphics
    • To create, generate and integrate 3D computer graphics
    • To create 3D character models and animation in the fields of television, movies, advertising, multimedia and gaming
    • To work with the most advanced technology available in OCCC’s digital media design classrooms and labs
  • Degree Options
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    Digital Media Design Degrees at Oklahoma City Community College

    Oklahoma City Community College offers an associate in applied science degree in digital media design and a certificate of mastery:

    These degrees will allow you to take on an entry-level position in this career field upon graduation:

  • Courses
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    Digital Media Design Classes at Oklahoma City Community College

    Oklahoma City Community College offers digital media classes where you study with faculty who actively research the newest trends in the industry. You’ll take classes in:

    • Digital Media Development
    • Creativity and Design
    • Electronic Publishing: InDesign I
    • Digital Imaging
    • Website Development
    • 3D Rendering and Design Visualization
    • Computer-Aided Design
    • Computer Drawing: Illustrator
    • 3D Animation and Special Effects
    • Digital Media Scripting
    • Digital Video Editing
    • Design Project
  • Faculty
    Randall Anderson

    Randall Anderson


    Professor of Digital Media Design

    Professor Anderson has over 30  years experience in the photographic and graphic design industries. He has worked for Candid Color Systems, Pro-Graphic Images, Fleming Companies, and CDF. He also taught as an Adjunct professor at OCCC for 13 years before becoming full-time faculty.

     
    Justin Shaw

    Justin Shaw


    Professor of DMD Game Design and Animation

    Justin is currently a Professor of Digital Media Design and 3d Animation area coordinator at Oklahoma City Community College. He’s dedicated himself to perfecting the craft of Illustration and 3D modeling across many disciplines. His love for drawing and art started at a young age and continued from there, eventually leading to art studies with talented colleagues at Oklahoma Christian University where he focused on 3d Modeling, Multimedia, Animation, Video and Illustration. Then with a Gaming and Animation Bachelor Degree in hand, he proceeded to the Academy of Arts in San Francisco to combine his love of Illustration with the burgeoning world of game design. After graduating from their Master’s Program he quickly began working as an instructor at Oklahoma Christian University and OCCC. He also is on several game design school advisory committees and lectures often in the field of animation, illustration and game development. As well as his full time teaching positions, since 1999 he has taken on the sole 3D artist role, responsible for creating full 3D content for games and broadcast media. This involved him in all aspects of the production pipeline from concept/client communication through to project finishing.Employing his rapidly growing 3D skill set with clients such as C2 Technologies, Desura, and the Federal Aviation Administration. He has worked on games for multiple platforms including the Xbox, Steam, Iphone/ Apple, and Android.

     
  • After OCCC
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    What You Can Do With an OCCC Digital Media Design Degree or Certificate:

    As a professional digital media designer, you’ll be trained to work in:

    • Graphic arts
    • Digital media
    • Interactive media
    • Web design
    • Photo editing
    • 3D modeling
    • Animation
    • Video editing
    • Special effects

    Earn a digital media design degree at OCCC and take on the world! Your career choices will be virtually limitless.

    Complete your online community college admissions application today.

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