ANZSCO 261211 Multimedia Specialist

ANZSCO 261211 Multimedia Specialist

Multimedia Specialist Job Details

The role of a Multimedia Specialist classified under ANZSCO 261211 entails producing computer animations, music, videos, and graphic images designed for utilization in various multimedia contexts such as presentations, games, films, CD-ROMs, information kiosks, and the internet. Additionally, they are in charge of creating, building, and managing websites and web applications by employing web programming, scripting, authoring, content management, and file transfer tools.

Skill Requirement

Skill Level: Level 1 or Equivalent

Skills Assessment Authority: ACS (Australian Computer Society)

Alternative Titles:

  1. Multimedia Developer
  2. Multimedia Programmer

Occupation list information

Occupation on the skill listOccupation not on the skill list
Combined Skilled Occupations List (STSOL MLTSSL)Labor Market Testing Required for 457 List (LMTL)
Medium Long Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)Short-Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Labor Market Testing Required for 457 List (LMTL) 

Visa Provision

Candidates interested in the position of Systems Analyst can submit an application for any visa available through the General Skilled Migration Program because this occupation is included on the occupation skill list MLTSSL is among the most popular demands.

The visa for this category is required for those in the following occupations:

  1. Skilled Independent 189
  2. Skilled Nominated 190
  3. Skilled Regional Nominated 489
  4. Skilled Regional Sponsored 489

If you have a confirmed job offer, you may be eligible to submit an application for a visa that is sponsored by your prospective employer.

Unit Group 2612 Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers

Occupations in this Category

1. 261211 Multimedia Specialist

2. 261212 Web Developer

Skill Requirement

The majority of the jobs that fall under this unit group require a skill level that is equivalent to a bachelor’s degree or a higher level of education to be considered for employment. The requirement of at least five years of experience in the relevant field and/or vendor certification can be waived in favor of a formal qualification. In certain circumstances, in addition to the required formal qualification, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may also be necessary (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

What does a Multimedia Specialist do?

Using web programming, scripting, publishing, content management, and file transfer tools, multimedia specialists design, produce and maintain websites and web apps for use in multimedia presentations, games, motion pictures, CD-ROMs, information kiosks, and the internet. Additionally, these specialists create computer animation, music, video, and graphic image files for use in these mediums.


  1. Evaluating, designing, and developing websites by combining artistic skill and imaginative potential with knowledge of computer programming and scripting languages, as well as interacting with different kinds of operating systems.
  2. Using multimedia technologies, tools, utilities, interactive graphics, and programming languages to design and develop visual animations, pictures, displays, games, audio and video recordings, and internet applications.
  3. Communication with network specialists regarding web-related matters, including but not limited to security and website hosting, monitoring and compliance of Internet and web server security, capacity allocation, user access, business continuity, data backup, and disaster recovery planning.
  4. Contributing to the investigation, interpretation, and enhancement of development strategies that are web-based, as well as internet-based techniques and methodologies

English Requirement

  1. IELTS score of minimum 6  (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  2. OET score with a minimum grade of B in all sections;
  3. TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12, R:13, W:21, S:23, and overall L93);
  4. PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking, and 65 overall


  • There are Australian Graduate exceptions in some states and territories.
  • In some states and territories, Priority Skilled Lists can be used to meet a certain requirement.
  • The United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, the United States, and Ireland will not be allowed to take the IELTS or OET.

Where a license or registration is required, you must show that you know enough English to meet the requirements for the license or registration, or that you have a minimum IELTS or equivalent level of English.

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