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Multimedia Illustrator Details


OVERVIEW
Multimedia illustrators are primarily responsible for operating multimedia-imaging equipment in order to produce visual displays and documents. They produce graphic artwork that is used in Army publications, signs, charts, posters, television and motion picture productions.

JOB DUTIES
  • Create illustrations, layouts, map overlays, posters, graphs and charts
  • Produce computer-generated graphics
  • Draw cartoons for filmstrips and animation for films
  • Work with television and film producers to design backdrops and props for film sets


TRAINING
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and nine weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom, and part in the field.

Advanced Individual Training: 9 weeks, 2 days at Fort Meade, MD

Some of the skills you'll learn are:
  • Introduction to graphics, lettering, drawing and layout techniques
  • Illustration and television graphic techniques
  • Theory and use of color


HELPFUL SKILLS
  • Interest in artwork or lettering
  • Ability to convert ideas into visual presentations
  • Neatness and an eye for detail


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Electronics (EL): 93
Skilled Technical (ST): 91

FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career as a graphic designer or an illustrator.