Multimedia illustrators are primarily responsible for operating multimedia-imaging equipment in order to produce visual displays and documents. They produce graphic artwork that is used in Army publications, signs, charts, posters, television and motion picture productions.
Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.Training
Job training for a multimedia illustrator requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training followed by a 26 week Military Communication Foundations (MCF) Course and then 5 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:
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Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about .
You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.Education Benefits
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about .
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career as a graphic designer or an illustrator.PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program
Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at .