23 September 2012
Apprentice Digital Designer/Developer
Location: Central Bristol
Start date: 1st December 2012
An exciting opportunity has arisen through our college apprenticeship scheme. Immediate Media in Bristol are looking for an enthusiastic and creative Apprentice Digital Designer/Developer to help continue the success and growth of a thriving portfolio of apps and websites.
About the role:
This is a great time to be joining the company, working on titles such as BBC Focus, BBC Music and Sky at Night across a range of devices.
Working within the Digital team you will assist editorial teams as they add content to their websites, designing eye-catching graphics and using HTML, CSS and Flash to build web pages and banner advertisements. You will also work closely with the App Designers, helping to create visually exciting, on brand digital solutions.
You will also be responsible for designing, building and sending regular e-newsletter and marketing communications, applying a well developed knowledge of HTML to create robust email templates.
The successful candidate will use Adobe InDesign CS5, Photoshop and Illustrator daily; any experience with these will be advantageous. Experience working with digital content (HTML, CSS and Graphics for web) is also desirable, as is an interest in iPad and other tablet devices.
- Using InDesign to create and compile iPad applications
- Designing and building e-communications and banner advertisements
- Uploading content and configuring content management systems
- Building and theming web pages using HTML & CSS
Skills and experience required:
- A positive “can do” attitude
- Obsessive attention to detail
- Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
- Knowledge of HTML/CSS
- 20-22 days holiday plus your birthday and Christmas
- Contributory pension scheme
- Optician scheme
- Childcare vouchers
- Corporate gym membership discount
- Interest free bike loan
- Interest free season ticket loan
- Sabbatical after 5 years’ service
- Summer and Christmas parties
- Employee recognition awards
To apply please submit your CV and covering letter detailing why you would be suitable for this role to firstname.lastname@example.org
by Sunday 23rd September 2012. Your application will be processed electronically – please use the subject line for the job reference only: JID 54
Please note that we are unable to process incomplete applications.
Immediate Media Co was formed on 1st November 2011 following the merger of BBC Magazines, Origin Publishing and Magicalia. With an exciting mix of market leading brands, great talent and technology, the company combines a strong publishing heritage with digital platforms and entrepreneurial flair. Our wholly owned brands include Radio Times, olive, Homes & Antiques and highly successful specialist titles such as Focus, You & Your Wedding and Junior. We publish Top Gear, Good Food, EasyCook and Lonely Planet on behalf of BBC Worldwide as well as a number of other titles including BBC History, Gardeners’ World and the CBeebies portfolio under licence from BBC Worldwide.