About Visual Media Production

The VMD Visual Media Production program prepares students to enter the workforce as production artists for screen and print—integral members of a collaborative team. 

Production artists are proficient with industry-standard software for media development and have a working understanding of design process, layout, typography, and color. 

Explore Potential Careers

Studying Visual Media Production can lead to a variety of different jobs or career paths. Below are just some of the many options you will have!

  • Digital Media Artist
  • Web Production
  • Production Designer
  • Color Retoucher

Program Options 

Click on the degree or certificate you're interested in earning to see a sample map of courses to take to complete your goal from start to finish. 

Please note that the course maps provided are just an example to help you get started. Please meet with a counselor to personalize the plan to you and your Academic goals. 

The Visual Media Production emphasis consists of two certificates: Visual Design Foundation and Visual Media Production. Students will refine their skills through a supervised work-experience in a local firm or Emerge Studio, our design studio practicum. The Visual Media Production certificate includes key courses, but allows students to customize the program to meet their goals through electives.

Explore Potential Careers

Studying Visual Media Production can lead to a variety of different jobs or career paths. Below are just some of the many options you will have!

  • Digital Production Artist
  • Layout Designer
  • Production Designer
  • Technical Artist, Web Designer

View Requirements in College Catalog

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View Requirements in College Catalog

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Transfer Options

The program coursework you complete at City College will satisfy lower-division requirements for related majors at several colleges and universities. 

Have questions about transfer? Visit the Transfer Center for help, transfer information, and/or to speak with college representatives.