Graduate Job-Hunting Event at Park on Thursday 22nd May

Are you just about to graduate with a degree in Computing/ICT/Business? If so, book right now for the . gradhuntingbutton

We have a number of local employers who will be attending this event to recruit graduates with your skill set. Come along and see what they have to offer and you may walk away with a job! This happened to one of our graduates last year, who was offered a job with Blueberry Systems. This company are returning to the event this year to scout for more local talent…so to make sure of your chance to meet them and other graduate recruiters, book your place at http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-gloucestershire-graduate-job-hunting-event-tickets-10972203155?aff=eorg

What is Blueberry?

Blueberry is an established software development business. Our HQ is in Birmingham, but our Cheltenham office is rapidly expanding and focuses on delivering bespoke software solutions and support for a very wide range of customers from the NHS to SMEs. We develop cloud-based, desktop and mobile systems with most of our software development carried out by our teams based in Eastern Europe, but our UK team manages all customer projects, creates specifications, test and quality assures the software. We are a very flexible and exciting business to work for with real career progression opportunities.

Who are we interested in?

Our interest is in IT or IT & business courses.

 

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Job: System Developer at Ruskin Mill Trust

Ruskin Mill Trust

£23,050 – £25,050 per annum, subject to experience

This is a full time role based in the main Corporate Offices in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, with regular national travel to our other sites.

In this newly created role you will support the Database and Systems Manager in developing and maintaining the use of the School and College’s student, staff and other Databases / Systems.

More details about the position and applying can be found here: http://rmt.org/jobs/?id=552

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Calling all web students – did you know…

… that UX designers are commanding high salaries at the moment?

User Experience

So, all you people taking, or interested in User Interaction / Experience / Interface / Design, you’ll find employers are particularly looking for individuals who can perform (and I quote) the following:

“YOU MUST BE A RUTHLESS DESIGNER ABLE TO POINT OUT A POOR DESIGN AND EXPLAIN HOW YOU CAN MAKE IT BETTER. WE ARE LOOKING FOR A CONFIDENT, NATURAL LEADER”

You could just end up with a salary of up to 70k if this subject is your kind of thing! See the full list of  See UI Designer Jobs.

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Gloucestershire Lifestyles need a web site redesign

GlosLifestyles

The current site is http://www.gloslifestyles.co.uk/   They require a CMS so they can easily edit the content, and easy to navigate website for people with disabilities to use.  Wordpress might be the ideal platform for this with a custom theme using “doors” as the navigation theme for the site whereby users can click or the doors and be redirected to the relevant page. In terms of Aesthetics they would like to use blues similar to how it is currently and clear writing to make it easy for people to use ie: accessibility and SEO are important.

They can afford to pay: £150 Contact Simon (si-carr@hotmail.com)

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Job: Calling all students! Get paid £8.36/hr for representing the University!

Student Ambassador

The University Outreach and Widening Participation Team are currently hiring Student Ambassadors for 2014/15.

If you love studying at university and want to share your experience with prospective students then apply now to work as a Student Ambassador.

Ambassadors work with a wide range of young people; those directly considering a move to university and those who might not have considered higher education an option. Ambassadors might also work with the parents and teachers of those young people, and will certainly work closely with University staff.

The scheme provides flexible working opportunities, which include: Open Days, HE fairs & school visits.

As an Ambassador you’ll receive full training, manage your own shifts and receive £8.36 per hour.

TO APPLY: visit www.glos.ac.uk/outreach, call 01242 714833 or email ambassadorwork@glos.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: 5th February 2014
Interviews: 20th February – 28th February
Compulsory training day for successful applicants: 22nd March 2014

You must be a student in the 2014/15 Academic year to be eligible for this position. More information for students.

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Job: Placement opportunity at Superdry

Superdry

Jo Evans, Degreeplus Manager and Lucie Perez, Placements Coordinator, visited Superdry recently and they are piloting their new summer placement scheme which they want us to promote. They are putting it out to other Universities but really want to work with UoG as their local university.

As it’s a paid summer placement it is suitable for all year groups including postgraduate students.

Placements are in: Finance, Marketing, IT & HR

For more details – check the following flyer:

Superdry Flyer

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Job: Offgrid Energy

Offgrid Energy Logo

Software Development / KEEN Affiliate Fixed term 12 months

Salary Circa £24,000 per annum

An enthusiastic, innovative and self-motivated person is required for a Knowledge Transfer project between Off-Grid Energy Ltd and Coventry University

For more information, please refer to the following documents: Role Information and Job Description

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Job: Codemasters recruiting for lots of positions!

Codemasters

Codemasters are currently recruiting for a range of jobs! Check out all the job titles here!

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Lisa’s Kitchen logo design brief

Are you a creative graphic designer who would like a small commission for your portfolio? Lisa’s Kitchen provides students with healthy home cooked ready meals. Based in Cheltenham at the University of Gloucestershire, we need a new logo to replace this one:

logo

Please contact martin.sherwood@outlook.com for more details.

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Job: Microsoft RARE Studios – Focus Group Member – £7.45/hr

Aardvark Swift

Want to be part of the latest release from the Studio that gave us BAFTA-winning titles like Kinect Sports?

The company

Rare has been running under their current name for 25 years, and previously as Ultimate their legacy stretches back further still. Established in 1985 to focus on the expanding console market, Rare partnered with Nintendo and sealed a reputation for quality with titles ranging from Donkey Kong Country to GoldenEye.

They continue to target top-tier development at their custom-built rural HQ in Twycross, Leicestershire. The boundless opportunities afforded by Microsoft’s Kinect motion sensor are Their current source of inspiration, with the multi-million selling, double BAFTA-winning duo of Kinect Sports and Kinect Sports: Season Two already under their belts.

The Opportunity

We have been lucky enough to be asked to help find individuals to take part in an exclusive focus group to test the latest game from Microsoft’s Rare studio.

Each person will be asked to be part of this unique group for four days in November, December or January and will to provide honest feedback with the intention of improving the forthcoming release.

The successful candidates

All applicants are welcome! Whether you are a gamer or not, if you’ve never played a game in your life it doesn’t matter, as long as you can be available for all four days you’re welcome to apply. You will need to have good verbal and written communication skills as well as be able to use Microsoft Word and Excel.

For more information or to apply please follow the link below or contact jake@aswift.com

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Job: ClarkeWood Consulting

ClarkeWood Consulting LTD

A company in Worcester are looking to hire 3 or 4 junior entry level graduate developers. The company is looking to recruit fast… So get applying! Starting salary is £16,000 – £18,000.

Junior Developer, C#, .Net, Business Process Management, Worcestershire.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a well established technology company who operate within a niche market sector. Based in Worcestershire, the company offers a range of consultancy and software development services aimed at enhancing business performance across targeted areas of the business. The clients range from small businesses through to global organisations across the public and private sector.

You will be responsible for working alongside these clients, both onsite and remotely, to produce solutions that are not only functional but also practical to the needs of the clients business. The successful applicant will hold a degree (minimum 2.1) in Computer Science or a related topic. You will have programming experience with C# and the .Net framework or Java, either from your academic studies or ideally in a commercial setting. A solid understanding of databases would be useful, specifically experience with SQL Server. Further to these technical skills, a general understanding of business and a genuine interest in BPM and workflow would be advantageous.

Applicants will be expected to have a high level of literacy and numeracy skills due to the nature of the work involved. The role would ideally suit a recent graduate looking to secure their first permanent role or perhaps someone with a small amount of commercial programming experience looking for better career progression.

This is an excellent opportunity for any Level 6 / Graduates looking for jobs. Even if you feel you do not fit the criteria completely, you should consider how you could pitch yourself to adapt your skill-set, demonstrating which areas you excel in and how it relates to the job application. Show an initiative to want to learn new skills!

Email Lee Clarke to find out more about applying for the job and arranging an interview.

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Job: WPS Interactive

WPS Interactive

WPS Interactive are looking to accommodate any students either looking for placements or even freelance opportunities. Ideally they are looking for Web programmers with skills preferably in phpBB and general PHP server-side knowledge.

For more information about the job – please contact WPS Interactive at luisa.g@wps-interactive.org.uk

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Jobs: Rockstar North advertising 13 jobs!

Rockstar Games

The University of Gloucestershire Opportunities web site has collated some fantastic jobs from Rockstar North.

Follow the instructions below as quoted by them:

Rockstar North, developer of the genre-defining Grand Theft Auto series, are currently advertising 13, mainly programming, positions on our website – register with UGO (University of Gloucestershire Opportunities) at http://ugo.prospects.ac.uk for further details and to apply!

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Job: Factor3 looking for a Back End Web Developer

Factor3

Would you like to work for one of the leading marketing agencies in the south west?

Are you a talented developer looking for an opportunity to step-up and widen your skill set?

Ever-increasing demand for digital services and recent growth of the digital team create a fantastic opportunity to join Factor 3.

For more information about the job – please review the job specification here.

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Event: Do you have a passion for Innovation and Technology?

The IT & Technology Graduate Careers Fair

The IT and Technology Graduate Fair
Canary Wharf, London
2nd October 2013

If you have a passion for innovation and technology and expecting to graduate with a 2:1 or above, a Masters or a PHD then this is definitely the event for you.

Offering internships, placements and careers, this event is for both technical and non-technical roles. There is a seminar programme and exhibitors include HSBC, Cisco, Sky, Virgin Media, EMC, Bank of England, ASOS, Cap Gemini and many more.

Register for fast track entry at www.itgraduatefair.co.uk

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Job: Creative Skillset Trainee Finder – Industry opportunities for students and alumni

This message should be highly profited upon for those interested in getting a foot in the industry!

Read on to find out how Creative Skillset can help you:

Creative Skillset Trainee Finder

Creative Skillset would like to let you know about an exciting opportunity for your students and alumni to take part in a scheme which could lead to a first step into their industry of choice.

We would like to make your students and alumni aware of Trainee Finder, our new training placement scheme for the film, TV, animation and games industries. We want them to bring their passion and talent to the industry and to give them the chance of getting excellent practical experience.

We are particularly interested in recruiting students and alumni from Ticked courses, who will be eligible to apply as long as they have had less than 12 months paid industry experience.

Please note that students must have graduated within the last 18 months or be able to provide two industry references.

If your students apply and are successfully accepted onto the scheme they will go onto a database that companies can access and they may receive an offer of a training placement in their chosen industry – a vital first foot in the door. All our placements attract a training allowance to cover the trainee’s cost of living whilst they train – and the training will be coming directly from industry so it couldn’t be more relevant.

This scheme is great news for those courses accredited with the Creative Skillset Tick and a brilliant opportunity for students to get experience of industry as soon as they graduate.  I would be grateful if you could promote this to your students and alumni and look forward to seeing this bright new talent embarking on their careers.

For more details please visit their website – www.creativeskillset.org/traineefinder

If you have any questions, please get in touch with Ruth Brooks – ruthnb@creativeskillset.org – quoting the CT web site, as the location you heard this from.

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GamesLab sharing their one million pound programme, expertise and grants for emerging and established games companies in the South West

GamesLab are offer 2 rounds of Funding, each aimed at facilitating a Project at a different point in it’s development cycle.

Round 1, The Development Fund, is available for SME’s to apply for Grants between £10,000 and £50,000 to completely develop a new Game IP for commercial release. The Development Fund is open now for applications.

Round 2, The Prototype Fund, will be available for Start-Ups to apply for a Grant upto £10,000 to develop a Prototype, ready to pitch for further outside investment. The Prototype Fund will open in Q2 2014.

Graduates – this is an excellent chance to establish your skillset and build on the many innovative ideas you have.

Read more at the following link to apply.

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Job: Warner Bros looking enthusiastic Games Demonstrators to represent Warner Bros Interactive Games at the Eurogamer Expo

Warner Bros Interactive Games

An excellent opportunity for any game enthusiast looking to showcase their knowledge about games and get paid for it!! Just in case you need to brush up your knowledge about the games they have been involved with – refer to the following list at IGN’s web site:

IGN

http://uk.ign.com/companies/warner-bros-interactive

We are looking for enthusiastic Games demonstrators to represent Warner Bros Interactive Games at the Eurogamer Expo on 26th – 29th September 2013 at Earls Court, London.

If you are interested, or if you have a friend or relative who is a competent gamer and would like to work at this exciting event we would like to hear from you or them.

Candidates will be paid for their time and should be aged 18 or above as some of the games at the Expo will have a rating of 18+.

We will be holding an assessment centre on Thursday 5th September 2013 and a training day on Monday 16th September 2013 and candidates must be available to attend both of these days as well.

Applicants should email a copy of their C.V. with contact details to warnerbros@carlislems.co.uk.

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Job: Internal Sales and Admin support

GCC Innova

GCC innova Ltd is a leading IT services provider based in Gloucester, specialising in supplying and supporting businesses, locally and nationally, with IT business solutions. Continued growth in traditional IT solutions and the expansion of Cloud based solutions means we are seeking additional high quality staff. A well established, highly reputable company, which was founded in 1992, with solutions based on hardware and software from the likes of Microsoft, HP, Cisco and Sage. See www.gccinnova.co.uk.

They’re looking for an internal sales and admin support graduate, with proven ability to work accurately in a technology based arena with ability to prioritise a wide variety of demands. For more information about the job role – please refer to the attached document.

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