Job: Clarkewood Consulting – Offering Employment for 8 Graduates!!

Lee Clarke, Managing Director at ClarkeWood Consulting Ltd recently came to the University of Gloucestershire to deliver a seminar to 2nd year students, giving them a little overview of the job market.

He has recently got back to us with the following message:

I met a company in Gloucestershire on Friday who need 8 entry level support developers. Could you ping out my details to your year 3 grads who will be looking for work now and hopefully, I can gain employment for a number of them.

The role is supporting customers who use an ecommerce application online with Amazon, eBay and other online markets. The candidates will need good understanding of Google, HTML, FTP and other web application protocols/languages.

The role involves supporting customers via, skype, email and telephone, working as part of a team, learning the company’s software applications inside out. The company offers an excellent working location and intensive training and would suit any graduate from an IT related degree background.

This is a brilliant opportunity for graduates to get involved in a first time job and experience within the field of IT communications and web developement.

To apply, please contact Lee Clarke directly.

Job: Rancon Graduate level PHP Developer wanted

Rancon are back and are in need of a graduate level PHP developer.

Are you interested and have the skills?

Contact Rhiannon Ramsay.

Job: Nerv looking for 2D animators

Nerv and looking for 2D animators primarily (with good Adobe After Effects skills, Illustrator and Photoshop). On the other hand they are flexible, so  anyone good enough with 2D and 3D they’re happy to consider.

It is a 3 month unpaid internship and starting time is ASAP. When reached the end of the internship, the candidate will be reviewed and if  their contribution to the company has been successful, the candidate will be considered for a full-time position.

Nerv’s previous experience with animation interns has led to to employing  them, so it is an excellent opportunity for one or potentially  two interns. If nothing else, it is excellent experience for your CV.  Contact for more information.

Job: Salter's Hill – Web design job opportunity

Salter’s Hill (near Ledbury)  charity member Peter Scott visited the University of Gloucestershire recently.

He is looking for an individual to work with Salter’s Hill on a 13-week paid web design opportunity. A full job description can be found by clicking their logo below:

Salters’s Hill Job Description

For more information, please point questions to Gill Sackett, the senior manager, at

Job: Rancon Job Opportunity

We love talented people.

Want to help us make exciting digital content for fantastic clients? Rancon is looking for a super-star in:

Unity 3D and/or Flash Developer

to join our team!

Your role will be working as part of our development team creating apps and games. We need someone happy to work on all elements of the development side of projects, able to pitch in wherever necessary and you will need to be able to work with a high level of autonomy, but also be comfortable working closely with the rest of the team.

This one is for our Cheltenham office, in the middle of the beautiful town surrounded by stunning countryside.

We’re an informal and friendly working environment with 100% focus on delivering amazing games and apps for some of the biggest brands, including: Sony, ITV, BBC, and Disney to name a few.

You will have:

  • A passion for games with a cracking portfolio of titles we can play, online or on mobile.
  • A good general knowledge of games programming (including gameplay, AI, maths/physics, 2D, 3D and UI) and a creative approach to solving problems.
  • Expertise in Unity and Flash (as well as their associated languages: C#, Javascript, and ActionScript 3).

Nice to haves:

  • PHP
  • ActionScript 2
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Eclipse Flex Environment
  • an understanding of AIR for mobile
  • any skills with Flash 3D

If you think this one’s for you, we’d love to hear from you. Please send us your CV to:

Job: Student Media project – £250 available for animation movie

Lex Beckett (UoG Project Manager for Student Media Projects)  would like to work with a student who loves Flash animation and could implement (and creatively tweak) a storyboard for a Youtube video for Cheltenham Liberal Democrats. The audio is already recorded so it is the visuals that are needed. Please email ASAP

Job: 16interactive

Ideal job for Multimedia Web Design students! Show off your artistic web development skills with this job:

To apply for this position, please email your CV , covering letter and portfolio of work to

Job: The Learning Eye

A familiar job title for those that have been at University since the last couple of years.

The Learning Eye are back with another job at hand – apply! Apply!

We have a job vacancy that could be of interest to either current students or recent graduates.   I require a front end web developer to work on websites, e-learning and mobile projects.   I’ve attached the job description – let me know if you have any questions!

Look forward to catching up at the exhibition.


Andy Nock

E-Business Solutions Manager

Here is a more detailed job description.

Job: PHP and SQL

Another job ad through – get your CV’s up to date and apply early! If you need advice about how you should be presenting yourself upon applying – come and talk to one of the staff members.

IT and Web Development.

The successful applicant will require skills in PHP and SQL. MVC skills desirable but not compulsory.

You will be required to create and manage websites and assist in IT and web based development. You must be either within commuting distance of Cirencester or be prepared to relocate.

Salary up to £30,000.

For more information about the job – please view the official by clicking on the image below:

Job: Cyber-Duck Ltd

New job opportunity for 2012 graduates – received from  HR Administrator,  Karolina Pajewska:

I am writing to let you know that we have a great job opportunity that would suit 2012 graduates. We are specifically looking for Interactive and UX Design graduates as the role involves testing website to assure the top quality of our service.

Could you please kindly circulate this job description among your students and alumni? The position is for an immediate start but we would wait for a right candidate. The salary is negotiable but the job is for permanent basis.

Your assistance is highly appreciated. Should you require any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me directly via

For more information about the job – see the PDF job description here. Alternatively – get directly in contact with Kaorlina using the details below (click the image to go to their official web site).

Job: Seeking Flash developers and designers

Luke Burrows – Graduate of the University of Gloucestershire 2008, is seeking to recruit talented Flash developers and designers to work on a contract basis.

Location is local to Gloucester – so Multimedia and Games students – grab the opportunity whilst you can! Candidates must be able to work swiftly in Flash CS5.5 and in AS3 language.

For more information please refer to the link below.

Job: Active Gloucestershire seeks web designer

We are working with a client (Active Gloucestershire), making some  films for their website. They also want some web design work. The University of Gloucester is looking for  skilled graduates or 3rd year students who would be willing to get paid as a consultant for the web development work for now and in the future.

Contact Lex Beckett (project manager) for more information.

Job: Cyber-Duck – 3D Artist…

They’re back with another job!

Cyber-Duck Ltd is looking for a highly motivated individual with a background in 3D Studio Max software.You should be highly motivated and willing to work with a small team.

Click here for more details!

Job: Inspiring Interns

Team Rubber are searching for some inspirational, intelligent, interactive, intriguing andinternet savvy interns. You will be a recent graduate, ideally with previous work-experience, who is looking for an exciting opportunity to work in one of Bristol’s topcreative companies.

Click here to read more

Job: Cyber-Duck!

Well we have another job at hand!


Cyber-Duck is a leading digital agency based in Hertfordshire (very close to North West London) working with clients of all sizes, with current clients including the European Union, Arsenal FC, Optima and Rosslyn Analytics. Our work has been featured in NMA, The Daily Telegraph and on the BBC website.   One of our recent projects was the creation of DuckPad, a unique interactive brochure for the iPad, which featured at the C21Media iPad Summit featuring Stephen Fry and was widely mentioned in the mobile press.

Find out more here.

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This is the time of year that employers wake up to the fact that there are some fresh-faced new grads out there so they are beginning to send us job details so check out the jobs page regularly – some jobs might suit current students too, who are not taking a placement but would like some practical work for their portfolios. Make sure that your web portfolio is up-to-date and that your Facebook pages are ‘presentable’ if you catch my drift 🙂

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The Learning Eye looking for new recruits

Review their web site and see if this is something that matches your skills! Does your philosophy match their philosophy:

They are looking for primarily E-learning and front end/back end web developers at their Reading office. Check out their job listings at

Multimedia developers – you’ll be more interested in the following jobs they offer, out of the list on Reed:

E-Learning / Back End Web Developer

E-Learning / Front End Web Developer

Multimedia Developer

Learning & Development Manager

Interesting job opportunities

Just came across this agency which might help job searching:

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