Digital Media Technology

  • Instructor: Shawn Meloy
    Phone: 724-539-9788 x311
     

    PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:
    The evolution of digital media in our culture has created a demand for professionals in web design, animation, multimedia, digital video production, and digital photography. Students interested in pursuing one of these careers will benefit from attending the Digital Media Technology program. Designed to provide students with the technical and job skills needed to succeed in these industries, the DMT program offers hands-on experience with state of the art equipment and software. Students attending the DMT program become daily users of industry standard software including Adobe Photoshop for image editing; Adobe Premiere and After Effects for digital video editing; Adobe Dreamweaver for web page authoring; and Adobe Flash for multimedia animation. Students also have the opportunity to work with professional video and digital SLR cameras. 

     


    PROFILE OF SUCCESSFUL STUDENT
    Most people in this industry are creatively inclined and have strong color perception, hand-eye coordination, and manual dexterity qualities. Attention to detail is a key characteristic of professionals in this field. Students should possess skills in computer, math, art, grammar, spelling and visual communications. At a minimum, it is recommended that students follow an academic schedule that consists of college prep courses in English, math, science and humanities. 

     

    PROGRAM DUTY AREAS

    • Digital Design
    • Photography
    • Video Production
    • Web Design
    • Flash Animation
    • Photoshop

    POSTSECONDARY SCHOOLS 

    • Bradford School 
    • California University of PA
    • Indiana University of PA
    • St. Vincent College

    ONE-TO-ONE ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS WITH EWCTC

    • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • Pittsburgh Technical College

     

    STATEWIDE ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS
    • Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
    • Community College of Philadelphia
    • Manor College
    • Westmoreland County Community College 
     

     

    CAREER PATHWAYS         

    • Web Page Designer
    • Multimedia Artist
    • Video Producer                                 
    • Photographer
    • Marketing/Advertising                        
    • Public Relations                               
    • Graphic Design                                       

    AVAILABLE CERTIFICATIONS

    • Adobe Certified Certificate