Here’s a useful resource when planning how to answer those difficult interview questions.
St James’s Place currently have a vacancy for an OnBase Developer (description attached) for a recent graduate. They are looking for any suitable candidates who would be up for a challenging role. OnBase knowledge is not required as training would be provided. However, they are looking more for scripting knowledge (Java, VB, SQL) and an aptitude to pick things up quickly.
If you are interested, please contact Steve Bradley on either 01285 878779 or mobile 07769 883735 to find out more.
We’ve recently been contacted by alumni student Morgan Williams of the University of Gloucestershire, who currently works at gocompare.com.
Gocompare in South Wales are looking to hire a web designer (of which has received very little interest so far). This is an ideal opportunity for students graduating this year!
The job description is attached providing a loose guide of requirements for the role. The ideal candidate would have strong contemporary web design skills and as a bonus the ability to prototype. The successful candidate will work alongside an excellent senior designer who will be able to guide and mentor a graduate.
For more information please contact Morgan Williams.
Ex-graduate Jon Munson (Multimedia Web Design) from Nerv are looking to run some summer internships. They are currently looking for some back-end developers to work on client projects, and gain some experience working alongside their team. If there are any students who may be interested, please contact Jon using the information below.
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 (email@example.com)
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Lavin Chawla, Degreeplus Advisor at the University of Gloucestershire has sent us an exciting opportunity for individuals with a computing related background:
Please find attached an internship that might be of interest to your students. Please can you circulate the attached document encouraging them to consider taking up an internship as a way of enhancing their employability and gaining the University Employability Award.
Just for information the internship runs for 80 hours and is flexibly organised with the student and provider.
Please ask interested students to complete and return the attached application form to email@example.com or drop into my office, located in the helpzone open 9-5pm Monday to Friday.
Kingsbridge is an independent, professional insurance broker which has been running a successful online business selling insurance to freelance professional since 2007. This summer internship will allow you to gain an overview of the ecommerce system and all integrated web services eg: payments, social media, CRM, SMS etc). We need you to engage in bug fixing, content management, creation of newsletters and marketing materials (not design). This would suit a good communicator with a positive attitude to hard work and comfortable with technology. Hourly rate £9, Mon-Fri 9-5 for a minimum of 30 days – could be 90 days over the summer by arrangement.
email firstname.lastname@example.org with a covering email/letter and a CV ASAP.
A collaborative attitude is needed for this job working in the Development dept but closely with the Design team. Skills needed include HTML/CSS, jQuery, PHP/mySQL, CMS sites, enthusiasm for emerging technologies and keen to learn.
Tide Distribution – street wear/action sports industry e-commerce need full time PHP / Web developer to work in our office in Peterlee, Co Durham. Closing date June 14, 2013
Calm Digital – Mobile App developer for IOS Xcode, Android plus skills abobe £17,500-£25,000
Contact email@example.com for any of these.
Alumni graduate student Matt Murton works for Rancon and is looking for some recruits for an ideal position in app. development.
The candidates should have experience in Flash AS3, any server-side scripting language and ideally Unity – in other words – everything we cover on the Interactive Games Design courses at the University of Gloucestershire!
For more information – please contact Matt Murton at firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively you can find more details about the position here and contact them via their web site: http://www.rancon.co.uk/permanent/.
An extract of the job at hand:
This is an amazing opportunity to join our expanding team and help us build some great apps for international clients.
Our production HQ is in the centre of sunny Cheltenham, surrounded by the Cotswolds.
We’re looking for either a best-in-year graduate or a Junior developer with a strong portfolio of work and a thirst for knowledge to learn from our incredible team.
Castlemead, Lower Castle St, Bristol, BS1 3AG
For more details contact Patrick Grimshaw on Tel: 0117 968 9292 email: email@example.com
We are a design agency in Swindon (up in the Old Town area) . We are looking for a full time web developer, with online interactive media skills (email campaigns, online magazines etc)
Their strength will be around technical build as the design element is something we know well.
We already design and manage websites for a number of our customers, including First Group and The National Trust, but do not have the capability to build in-house as yet. Contact: Liam O’Rafferty on 01793 484321 ASAP.
We are seeking Junior Web Developers to join our busy Graphic Design studio in Yeovil, Somerset. You will be responsible for producing email campaigns, updating and managing existing websites and working on various new web related projects. You should have a working knowledge of PHP5, HTML, CSS and jQuery. This is a fulltime position with excellent prospects, you will be hard working, determined and focused on developing an amazing career. This is the foot in the door of an exciting industry for the right person. Starting salary will be at Junior level but with excellent growth opportunities.
Please send your CV, Cover Letter and example links of work to firstname.lastname@example.org