Digital Media Industry Career Information

Career Pathway

Career pathways show you how to connect your educational choices – Career and Technical Education, Career Certifications, Two-Year Degrees, Four-Year Degrees and beyond – to work-based learning as you prepare for a host of careers in these 21st Century Industries. The pathways work both horizontally and vertically, showing you how far you need to go in your education and hands-on learning to be ready for the careers you want.

What Did We Learn Directly from Employers about the Careers at Electronic Caregiver, Film Las Cruces, Ganymede Games, the Las Cruces Bulletin, KRWG-TV, and the Arrowhead Center?

If you want to become part of these amazing careers, following is more about the needed skills, degrees, and previous work experience that they are looking for. For a full report, click here.

These employers indicated that they hire people to fulfill a host of different roles in their organization. The following percentages indicate how many of them reported having jobs in these respective fields.


Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications




Business Management and Administration


Other, Including Fundraising


Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics


Education and Training




Information Technology

This industry pays wages above our county’s median average:

Most Requested Degrees

Bachelor Degrees:

  • Arts and Fine Arts
  • Graphic Design
  • STEM-related
  • Computer Science/IT
  • Journalism
  • Game Design
  • Communication
  • 3D Art
  • Marketing

Associate Degrees:

  • Digital Graphics Technology
  • Game Design
  • IT
  • Web Design
  • 3D Art
  • Digital Video

Most Requested Trades and Certificates

  • Construction
  • Graphics and Animation
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Web Design
  • Microsoft Certifications
  • Digital Video

Most Requested Experiences (No Degree Required)

  • Construction
  • Print Production Artist
  • Sales
  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Locations
  • Contracting Artist
  • Clerical-Related
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Grip
  • Electric
  • Podcaster
  • Customer Service/Server
  • Costumes/Make-up
  • Warehouse Laborer

Software Programming Languages Needed

  • HTML 5
  • Cascade
  • JavaScript
  • Python
  • nodeJS
  • C++

Now that you know what you need, you can start your roadmap with the education and training providers to help you reach your career destination. Check out your roadmap here.