CAREERS IN... Animation and Graphics

Animation and Graphics The links below are relevant to Animation and Graphics and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities.

You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied. Take a look at Things you can do with your degree to discover more careers options.

To access a comprehensive listing of occupations visit Prospects Explore Types of Jobs

Prospects – Graduate Careers Website with information covering all career areas.

  • Explore types of jobs – Information on career sectors, occupations and graduate programmes.
  • Explore job sectors – Refer to ‘creative arts and design’, ‘media and internet’ and ‘information technology’.

Animation World Network (AWN) – Industry news, information about the international world of animation and a careers section.

Creative Skillset Animation – Ways into the animation industry.

Creative Skillset Motion Graphic Designer

Creative Skillset Games – Ways into the game industry.

Skwigly Online Animation Magazine – detailing upcoming animation events, advice to get into the sector, podcasts, and the opportunity to upload your work.

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Search Animation and Graphics on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events from your chosen sector.

Aardman – World famous Animation studio – will accept speculative applications.

AWN’s Jobsite – search animation job worldwide.

BBC Jobs – Jobs and work experience placements.

BBC Trainee Schemes – Including schemes in production.

Blue ZooBAFTA winning CG Animation studio jobsite.

Campaign Jobs – Jobs board for Media Sales and Publishing professionals. (includes ‘Digital and Online’ vacancies).

Clothcat Animation – Cardiff based Animation studio.

Creative Mornings Cardiff – Talks and networking opportunities for the creative community in Cardiff.

Design Jobs Board – For vacancies within Graphics and Web Design.

Design Week – Design based news and vacancies.

Dreamworks – Jobs and careers information.

Gabriele Skelton – Specialist Design based Recruitment Agency.

Inspiring Interns – Graduate opportunities and internship opportunities for all sectors including design (Manchester and London).

Mad Jobs – Design, Marketing and PR jobs, careers advice and recruiter directory.

Mandy.com – International film and TV production services and job search including vacancies in New Media.

Media Jobs London – Twitter feed for Media jobs in London.

People Per Hour – Every day thousands of small businesses use this site to hire top talent remotely for small projects or for a few hours per week.

Prospects – Search job vacancies – Graduate jobs.

Microsoft Careers – Have vacancies for permanent opportunities.

Splash Damage – Staff profiles and Careers advice in the gaming industry.

Volunteering

Wiki Festivals Volunteering – Festival Jobs and Volunteering opportunities.

For general volunteering opportunities visit the Volunteering section of the Careers Website.

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Search Animation and Graphics Employers on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events from your chosen sector.

Arts Hub – Jobs, careers and news for the arts and creative industry.

BIMA – British Interactive Media Association – Representing and connecting the UK’s digital and interactive industry.

Chartered Society of Designers – Has a contact list of Agencies and Recruiters.

Dexigner Directory – Comprehensive database of design firms, studios, museums, organizations and resources.

Marketing and Creative Handbook – Directory of marketing and creative services in 6 regions including Wales and South West.

Wales Screen Commission -The Wales Screen Commission is the location service for Wales offering comprehensive information and support on locations, facilities, crew and local services throughout Wales. Includes an employer search function.



How to Succeed in Animation – An Overview: What This Book Is All About
Everything you ever wanted to know about animation, but were afraid Gene might tell you – and it’s basically all up-front in the intro stuff. So don’t miss the governing Joke of this book, the Preview, and especially the ground rules for how to succeed in the business of animation (available free on AWN).


What do Graduates Do? – Latest labour market report showcasing the most recent information on graduate destinations

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The content of these sites is subject to change and not subject to the editorial control of the Careers Service and Unilife. If you come across a link which takes you to a poor quality or dysfunctional site, please contact the Careers Service and let us know, so the link can be removed.

Update: July 2018


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