Algonquin College

Interactive Media Design


Algonquin College has partnered with CDI College, a private career college located in the Greater Toronto Area, to deliver this program to international students at their campus in North York, Ontario.
Build the creative and technical skills to be adaptable to any media industry career.
Interactive Media Design is a two-year Ontario College Diploma program designed to prepare you for a variety of careers in the digital media industry. Web-design, programming, as well as video and motion graphic skills, are in demand in all employment sectors. You explore the primary elements of media project planning and development with equal importance given to the creative and the technical aspects. This balanced learning experience prepares graduates to be generalists in the media industry, meaning you can jump into a wide variety of roles as you begin your careers.
Strong emphasis is placed on hands-on media production through courses in computer-based web design and programming, as well as video and motion graphics. Through several program-specific elective courses, you can focus your path towards specializing as a motion graphic designer or a web developer, or you can choose to remain as a generalist, depending on your interests. You plan and execute individual and team-based projects under the guidance of a faculty, industry experts in the media field. You gain practical experience working with live clients through applied projects. You navigate these learning opportunities with the operating system of your choice, such as Mac OS X or Windows.
This industry-driven program provides you with the diverse skillset that makes you adaptable in today`s dynamic job market across all sectors. Graduates may find employment in a wide variety of fields utilizing their skills in:

dynamic media development
web design and programming
motion graphics
project management
UX design
graphic design and content management.
Other opportunities involve start-up businesses or work as a freelancer or contractor.
This program is well-suited for students who:

Are highly adaptable to today`s technology.
Are imaginative and enjoy solving problems.
Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning.
Aspire to balance skills in creative video design with web-development programming.
Enjoy working on team projects.

CDI - North York
Program Duration:
2 Years
Work Integrated Learning:
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
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