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Multimedia Academy

Teacher: Mark Snider

The Multimedia Academy offers coursework that leads to the Adobe Certified Associate credential. Students utilize Adobe certified training materials and teacher led instruction to develop the skills necessary to earn the Adobe Certified Associate credential. This credential is widely recognized by employers worldwide.


Interactive Multimedia Design
This course is designed to provide students with hands-on skills involving digital photography and web publishing through project-based applications with emphasis on real-world experiences. Students use various hardware peripherals as well as the Internet for integrating skills to create a variety of business documents, presentations, and publications. Software used includes Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Dreamweaver. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the opportunity to complete two of the six Adobe certifications required for Adobe's "Adobe Certified Associate" program. The opportunity to complete the remainder of the "ACA" program is offered in Multimedia Publications and Digital Design.


Multimedia Publications
This course is a one credit course designed to provide students with the ability to utilize digital equipment and multimedia digital images software, produce interactive media projects and produce digital vides. Students use various hardware peripherals as well as the Internet for integrating skills to create a variety of publications. Software includes Adobe Flash, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, and Adobe Encore. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the opportunity for national certification through Adobe's "Adobe Certified Associate" program.


Digital Design
Digital Design is a course that offers students the opportunity to become certified in the use of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign. Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard vector-drawing environment for designing across media. Students will learn to express their creative vision with shapes, color, effects, and typography. Adobe InDesign is professional page layout software for print and digital publishing. InDesign is used by designers, production professionals, print providers who work for magazines, design firms, advertising agencies, newpapers, book publishers, and retail/catalog companies, as well as in corporate design, commercial printing, and other leading-edge publishing environments. 

Academy Career Paths

  • Animator
  • Game Designer
  • Interactive Writer
  • Sound Producer
  • Web Content Producer
  • Webmaster
  • CD Rom Developer/Software Developer
  • Art Director
  • Graphic Designer
  • Interface Designer
  • Video Producer
  • Web Developer

Future Business Leaders of America

All IT classes are affiliated with FBLA and we will compete in FBLA competitions along with the Finance Academy.




Notice: All Career and Technical Education (CTE\Academy) opportunities at Hewitt Trussville High School and Hewitt Trussville Middle School are offered to all students without regard to race, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Lack of English language skills is not a barrier to admission and participation in Career and Technical Education (CTE\Academy) Programs. There are no specified admissions criteria for program participation. The following CTE\Academy Programs are available: Engineering Academy, Biomedical Sciences Academy, Business & Finance Academy, Hospitality and Culinary Arts Academy, Multimedia Academy, Electrical Academy, Fire Science Program and Cooperative Education Program. CTE/Academy accessibility concerns should be directed to the Trussville City Schools Title IX/Section 504/Age Compliance Officer, Trussville Board of Education, 113 North Chalkville Road, Trussville, AL 35173.