Multimedia design is the art of integrating multiple forms of media.  It is used in video games, information kiosks, websites and many other interactive applications.
Degree Directory. (2014). What is Multimedia Design? Retrieved from

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Adobe, advance imaging, animation, C++, CSS, game design, graphic design, HTML, information design, interactive media, model design, multimedia, non-Interactive media, online game development, photography, rapid visualization, typography, visual design, web design


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DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals
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Game Studies 
International Journal of Design 
Journal of Graphic Engineering and Design 

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Multimedia Design Search Engine
This will search all of the websites listed below simultaneously or you may choose to select specific search site(s)  to search.
200 Portfolio Sites for Web Design Inspiration 
A professional association for design that provides events, seminars, and membership opportunities.
Resources in downloading trial versions and versions of adobe programs and suites. Provides Cloud Premium membership to use adobe programs on a yearly membership.  Offers tutorials, product support, and special deals for students and education facilities.
Best Designs
CGI Tuts+
Beginners, intermediate, and advance tutorials on how to navigate and apply certain techniques in Z-brush, Lightwave, Maya, Cinema 4D, and other CG programs.  Provides design articles and premium membership offers to view specific tutorials. Also offers tips, online sessions, and video tutorials.
Creative Bloq:  21 essential resource sites for web designers  
Creative Bloq:  40 brilliant design portfolios to inspire you  
Digital Tutors
Provides tutorials of a variety of software programs. Subscription is required.
Provides information on the Principles of Design and provides resourceful links on other references for design.
EContent Magazine
Provides articles, videos, and events, topics on digital content and digital media.
The Gnomon Workshop
Provides an online community and professional training for artist in the entertainment and design industry. Offers DVD and video tutorials on various software programs, articles and interviews on Gnomon Instructors, links to supplies and resources, and free tutorials on certain software programs.
HTML Tutorials
Beginning tutorials of how to navigate and create code within HTML. 
HOW:  Best Design Websites & Great Sites for Designers
Provides articles on the latest of Lightwave 3D program in the entrainment industry. Offers beginning tutorials, downloadable links of Lightwave 3D programs, and community boards.
Morris Photographics
Provides keyboard shortcuts to navigating software programs such as Photoshop and Illustrator.
Notepad ++
Free downloadable link of notepad ++.
Provides Z-brush downloads community boards, video tutorials, and product support.
Vector Tuts+
Beginners, intermediate, and advance tutorials on how to navigate and apply certain techniques in Illustrator. Provides design articles and premium membership offers to view specific tutorials. Also offers tips, online sessions, and video tutorials.
Web Designer Depot
Provides a platform to explore the elements and techniques of web and graphic design.