What’s it like to work in the Digital, Media & Tech sectors?

At The Digital, Media & Tech Jobs Fair on 6th June, we heard from a series of industry insiders and experts who shared some top tips and behind the scenes info to anyone looking to get into the sector, or to move on within the sector.

So if you are looking for your first job, an internship, a step up the career ladder or a complete change of career, check out these videos for inspiration, motivation and information.

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Finding Work in the Digital, Media & Tech sectors.

Caroline Morris from Wired Sussex talks all things jobs in the local Brighton Sector and beyond.

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Why I Love Working In….

What’s it like to work in the digital, media & tech sectors?

What does it mean; what’s so great about it; why do people love it; how did they get into it and what do they do on a daily basis?

Find out from our industry insiders:

Animation – Ginny Jones, Persistent Peril

Digital Marketing – Sophie Coley, Propellernet

Games – Edd Paris, Mediatonic

Mobile App Development – Jerome Ribot, Ribot

Video Production – Joe Coyne, Fatsand

Web Development – Gemma Vincent, Miggle

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From Intern to Guru: How to Kick Start Your Career with an Internship

Mentors from our Intern Placement Programme share their experiences as Interns from how they managed to secure one and what they did on a day to day basis to where their internship led them.

Digby Killick, Digital Consultant at Brilliant Noise 
Mia Xerri, Producer/Manager at The Contrast Collective
Joshua Routh, Senior Producer at Cogapp

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Networking – Martine Scott, Puree Design

Maybe you’re not a fan of networking because you’re not sure what it is or have a fear of awkward silences and being given the hard sell.

Martine talks about her experiences in the world of networking and shares her top tips within approaches, best practice and networking events.

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Do check out the other videos on our YouTube channel for more advice on kicking off your career or taking a step in the next direction, there’s loads of great advice on there.

The Job Seeker section on the Wired Sussex website also has lots of resources to help with your job search, from CV writing tips and networking advice, to information on what key terms in the industry mean.

And remember that you can sign up for Intern and Job alerts to keep up to date with latest vacancies and opportunities in Brighton & wider Sussex.

Any questions, feel free to get in touch!

 

Laura

Events Manager, Wired Sussex

E: laura@wiredsussex.com

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