Basic Job Description
Multimedia Illustrators are primarily responsible for supervising, planning or operating multimedia imaging equipment in order to produce various kinds of visual displays and documents.
Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:
Operates assigned equipment to combine various visual media to create visual information presentation; prepares graphic products using manual, mechanical, and electronic equipment; performs unit level maintenance on assigned equipment and preventive maintenance checks and services on assigned vehicles and generators.
Directs the manipulation and enhancement of images; determines media, style,
design and technical requirements for subordinates to create, sequence, and
develop visual information presentation products; determines and develops sequences
and manner of presentation of products.
Job training for a multimedia illustrator requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.
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
ASVAB Score Required: 91 in aptitude area ST and 93 in aptitude area EL
Security Clearance: None
Strength Requirement: moderately heavy
Physical Profile Requirement: 222221
- Normal color vision required
Similar Civilian Occupations
- Desktop Publishers
- Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
- Graphic Designers
- Multi-Media Artists and Animators