What can I do with my degree in Multimedia and Digital Arts?
Find a job
The Careers and Employability Service provides information and advice on job searching to University of Kent students and recent graduates. This includes a vacancy database advertising a range of graduate jobs, sandwich placements and vacation work/internships and online resources. The websites listed below may also be useful when searching for a job and when looking for further information on this sector. Most applications for multimedia jobs will be made by CV and covering letter. See here for help with these.
You will find example multimedia and creative CVs here
For IT job interviews see here
You will need a PORTFOLIO to showcase your work. Nothing impresses more than a beautifully presented portfolio. See our portfolios page
These websites may be useful in job searching and for providing further information on careers and employers related to Multimedia
- TARGET Jobs Search employers by name or industry sector
- The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers – as chosen by graduates
Royal Society of Multimedia
www.rsc.org produces Multimedia World. This has jobs section on-line which includes vacancies, help sheets, profiles and details of events.
They also offer to members: personal advice: mock interviews at conferences, regional careers surgeries, a confidential telephone advice line and opportunities for personal consultations. They are establishing a network of members who are willing to offer support/advice/information to young chemists.
Other Multimedia Employment-Related Web Sites
- British Computer Society professional body for those working in IT. 65,000 members in more than 100 countries. Qualifying body for Chartered IT Professionals (CITP).
- Adobe own Flash, Dreamweaver, Acrobat and other major multimedia products.
- Transition Tradition provides work experience and publication opportunities for students. Links to creative industry organisations - from independent publishers to arts funding bodies - to help students and graduates access fast changing, niche resources. Magazine and forums enable student to share experiences.
- See the Prospects Occupational Profiles for Multimedia Specialist and Prospects Occupational Profiles for Multimedia Programmer
- Bubble Jobs specialise in advertising the latest digital, online, ecommerce, online marketing, web development, social media and web design jobs
- MWP Digital Media produce videos for a broad range of clients. We often recruit talented students on a freelance basis to work on various projects for our clients as presenters for corporate web presenter type videos, freelance animators for animated video production and editing, freelance videographers who can shoot on location.
- Infographic on the path of a designer which tracks the required stages from leaving education to finding their first job.
Employers of Multimedia graduates
Recruitment Agencies for Multimedia
- Chinwag digital marketing, online marketing, digital media, mobile, interactive TV (iTV), web development, e-commerce, web-based CRM jobs.
- Creative Pool Recruitment Agency covering the creative industries including: Advertising, Architecture, Graphic Design, Journalism and Writing, Media Careers, Multimedia and New Media and Publishing
- WebDesignJobs lot of the roles are junior web designer roles
- Aardvark Swift Interactive Consultants Computer games jobs including graphic design
- Animated People
- Answers Recruitment
- Change Ltd
- Datascope Recruitment Their Gateway to Games provides links to most of the UK's games companies and contains a comprehensive list of useful games-related sites.
- DS Interactive
- GamesJobs News
- Games Recruit work with companies such as EA, Microsoft, Codemasters, Ubisoft, Rockstar Games, Real Time Worlds
- Guru Kent based IT and New Media Recruitment Agency.
- Interact Jobs
- Planet Recruit See ‘Media and Arts’ and ‘New Media’ sections
- Technojobs web design jobs page of technical recruitment site featuring jobs in the IT industry.
- Graphic design agencies
General websites listing graduate jobs, internships and placement years in a wide range of job sectors can be found here