Careers and Employability Service

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

Also there is an Example Media CV and Media Covering Letter

You may also find our creative jobhunting and lateral thinking pages of value.

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

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.

Magazines

Employers of Multimedia graduates

Recruitment Agencies for Multimedia

General websites listing graduate jobs, internships and placement years in a wide range of job sectors can be found here

You may also find useful reviews and application/interview tips for specific organisations on the following websites:
Glassdoor
The Job Crowd

 

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Last Updated: 10/09/2019