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We will advertise any creative job, commission or contract for free.

We recognise that there is great value in people having access to proper work experience, where it is offered and arranged properly and is a mutually beneficial arrangement, but that this should never be used as a way of attempting to circumvent national minimum wage regulations. Please note that we will not advertise unpaid internships unless they are part of a recognised further or higher education course.

Arts Council and Creative & Cultural Skills have published these guidelines to help clarify the legal obligations of arts organisations offering internships. Creative Skillset have published these guidelines for those offering work experience in the Creative Industries.

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3D Animator (remote, freelance) - NSC Creative
February 21, 2017

NSC Creative requires a highly skilled 3D Animator to work remotely on several exciting projects for Theme Parks, VR, Domes and Museums.

The successful applicant will be expected to have a well rounded knowledge of animation and be able to demonstrate they understand the principles of animation to a high level.

REQUIREMENTS

3 years experience in CG with a speciality in Character Animation

Impeccable sense of timing essential

Clear understanding of the production pipeline and workflow

Able to adhere to naming conventions and studio guidelines

Able to take direction from Supervisors

Able to communicate effectively and complete scheduled tasks on time

Demonstrate history of effective remote working

If you want to join us working on cutting edge immersive projects here's how to apply: Send your CV (please include current salary/day rate), showreel and a brief cover letter saying why you would be a great addition to our network of freelancers to sarahb@spacecentre.co.uk

Closing date: 12pm Tuesday 21 February 2017. Start date ASAP. Please state the role you are applying for in your cover letter. No cover letter, no interview. No agencies. www.nsccreative.com/careers

Production Manager - NSC Creative
February 21, 2017

NSC Creative requires a Production Manager to join its expanding Leicester based team and work on exciting immersive projects for top tier international clients.

Current projects involve VR, Theme Parks, Domes and Museums.

You will need to provide and frequently adapt a detailed schedule for the delivery of all projects through every phase of production. We want you to be instrumental in managing the resources of the team by working closely with the Producers, Supervisors and Artists. Reports to: Producer Line manager to: CG Artists

REQUIREMENTS

Minimum 3 years previous experience as a Production Manager within VFX or related industry

Highly organised, first-class time/project management skills Work with Producers, Supervisors and Artists to track and manage the workflow through the studio, meeting internal and external deadlines

Ensure production database is kept updated daily with notes and critical information

Evaluate, maintain and assist with evolution of production pipeline and associated tools In-depth knowledge of project management software

Experience of Shotgun or similar production tracking software is essential

The ability to pick up and implement new tools fast A solid understanding of VFX and Animation pipelines

Live action planning and execution a bonus

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Support the Producer to ensure budgets are met

Support the Producer with recruiting new crew and developing the existing team

Manage project milestones and deadlines, and flag issues before they occur

Good eye for detail and a passion for film and animation

Never miss a deadline

If you want to join our team working on cutting edge immersive projects heres how to apply:
Send your CV (please include current salary) along with a brief cover letter saying why you should get the job to sarahb@spacecentre.co.uk

Closing date: 12pm Tuesday 21 February 2017. Interviews will be held 1 March 2017. 6 month contract with potential for future work. Required to work on-site, Leicester, UK. 37.5 hours a week. Salary is dependent on experience. Start date ASAP. Applicants MUST be eligible to work in the UK. Please state the role you are applying for in your cover letter. No cover letter, no interview. No agencies. www.nsccreative.com/careers

Junior VR Developer - NSC Creative
February 21, 2017

NSC Creative is looking for a junior/graduate developer/programmer who is excited about the next generation of immersive VR experiences. The focus will be on developing awesome new interactive room-scale VR experiences for Rift and Vive across home and location based markets. Projects will also utilise PSVR, Gear VR, Daydream and Cardboard. This varied role with also require development of new tools to assist the visualization pipeline for immersive media projects for domes and theme park rides.

REQUIREMENTS

Unity and Unreal Engine experience

Passion for all things Virtual Reality

Experience of developing games Competent in a relevant programming language

Meet and follow development schedules

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

BONUS SKILLS 

Experience with tool development

Have an understanding of the pre-rendered CG pipeline

Able to explore real-time engines as a production renderer for high res (8x x 8k) S3D, HFR, HDR media projects

Explore gaming and interactive concepts in Fulldome planetarium environments and interactive exhibitions

If you want to join our team working on cutting edge immersive projects here's how to apply: Send your CV (please include current salary) and Showreel or relevant examples of your best work along with a brief cover letter saying why you should get the job to: sarahb@spacecentre.co.uk

Closing date: 12pm Tuesday 21 February 2017. Interviews will be held 1 March 2017. 6 month contract with potential for future work.

Required to work on-site, Leicester, UK. 37.5 hours a week.

Salary is dependent on experience. Start date ASAP. Applicants MUST be eligible to work in the UK.

Please state the role you are applying for in your cover letter. No cover letter, no interview. No agencies. www.nsccreative.com/careers

Marketing Assistant and Box Office - Attenborough Arts Centre
February 27, 2017

Ref: CSE01745

Department: Attenborough Arts Centre

Job Type: Management and Administrative

Job: Marketing Assistant and Box Office Permanent Part Time Contract (0.8 FTE Monday - Friday)

Salary - £18,412 - £21,220 per annum pro rata

Founded by the late Lord Attenborough the award winning Attenborough Arts Centre, part of the University of Leicester, is a creative hub and lively arts venue. Close to the centre of Leicester, we offer a varied arts programme of theatre, dance, exhibitions, music and creative learning, all with a strong emphasis on inclusive practice and supporting emerging talent. We are a regularly funded client of Arts Council England, receiving over 80,000 visitors each year. We are looking to recruit someone with a love for the arts.

The role has a focus on social media and website development. The ideal candidate will have an interest or background in marketing and customer service. All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Deadlines for applications 27 February at midnight.

Interviews will be held at the centre on Tuesday 14 March 2017 To apply for the role please visit the University of Leicester's website and search for the reference no: CSE01745.

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BHM Radio2Funky Volunteers Wanted - 2Funky Arts

Are you aged 14-25 and interested in a career in radio, journalism, arts or history?

Help us research and / or present the history of Black music, arts, culture and society in Leicester from the last 67 years.

Expenses paid! Boost your skills, knowledge and CV!


Training for volunteers will take place August–October 2015, Granby Street, Leicester.

 

This will include interview, research, presenting, media and broadcasting techniques, as well as working towards an Arts Award accreditation.

We are also looking for young people to help us manage the project.

Radio shows will be aired as part of Black History Month, October 2015.

 

Interested? Please contact Vijay Mistry info@2funkyarts.co.uk

Info: www.2funkyarts.co.uk

 

View our film on the history of Black music in Leicester www.spectrumleicester.co.uk

This project is managed in partnership with East Midlands Oral History Archive.

‘Supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund’ 

Course Organiser - Workers' Educational Association

Creatives Wanted!

New tutors wanted to work in and around Leicestershire, delivering Music and Drama - or other creative workshops - to adults with a range of learning disabilities.

We are the WEA (Workers' Educational Association) a national charity which has been providing part-time education courses to adults since 1903. We pride ourselves on the quality and diversity of our work, and also on our commitment to provide opportunities to adults with a range of disadvantages and disabilities.

We organise a lot of really interesting work in Leicestershire with adults with a learning disability, and I'm looking to expand the pool of tutors in this rewarding area of work.

As a tutor with the WEA you will get ongoing support, both in person and online; opportunities to train as a tutor; regular meetings with other tutors, and travel costs. The current rate of pay for tutors is about £23 per hour.

If you would like to know more, email mwilson@wea.org.uk or phone 07 825 934 105.

Junior 3D creatice designer - The Attic Room Design Ltd

We require a talented, hardworking, passionate junior to join our busy, exciting and highly skilled design department.

From concept to final presentation you must be a dab hand at 3D studio max, Adobe Creative suite and anything else you think would be good to bring along.

We are fast paced and produce POS and retail solutions for leading cosmetics and the luxury goods sector.

Recent talented design graduates are welcome to apply. Please supply examples of design work with your CV.

Our office is in the middle of the countryside between Market Harborough and Leicester therefore a car is necessary.

About Us

Over the last 9 years, The Attic Room Design has become a market leader by introducing a new level of service and quality to the luxury retail industry.

We are a full service agency providing an end to end service from insight led design to development, manufacture to installation all managed in house.

Based in our newly re-furbished offices We work hard, like a positive 'can do' attitude, enjoy open and honest communication, have a laugh and then work some more.

If you feel you could fit in please send your CV with samples of work and covering letter FAO Shauna to: contact@theattic-room.co.uk

Junior/Middle weight Development Designer - The Attic Room Design Ltd.

We are looking to expand our technical design development team with a talented, hardworking, and passionate junior or middle-weight.

As a business, we design, manufacture and install POS and retail solutions for leading cosmetics and the luxury goods sector.

As a team, we take creative concepts and visuals and use Solidworks, AutoCAD, hand sketching, a touch of genious and anything else that comes to hand to turn them into high quality, cost effective solutions. We use internal manufacturing or external suppliers, designing for Wood, Metal, Plastics, Print...etc. etc. as required.

As a candidate you should:

  • be bright, enthusiastic and tenacious with a willingness to learn.
  • have either a 3D design or manufacturing background with an understanding of manufacturing materials and processes (recent talented 3D design graduates are welcome to apply).
  • be able to work under pressure with a high degree of accuracy and creativity.
  • have great communications skills in dealing with clients, suppliers and in-house teams.

Due to our idyllic location between Market Harborough and Leicester, you need to be a driver with your own car (or motorbike). On site parking is available.

About Us

Over the last 9 years, The Attic Room Design has become a market leader by introducing a new level of service and quality to the luxury retail industry.

We are a full service agency providing an end to end service from insight led design to development, manufacture to installation all managed in house.

Based in our newly re-furbished offices We work hard, like a positive 'can do' attitude, enjoy open and honest communication, have a laugh and then work some more.

Have a look at some of our recent work (www.theattic-room.co.uk).

If you think you have the skills and attitude to make projects like these a reality, then send your CV, examples of your design work along with a covering letter to: dayton@theattic-room.co.uk

Workshop Manager & Joiner - Noble Russell Furniture Limited

Noble Russell Furniture

We are a contemporary furniture company who design and manufacture high end furniture for prestigious clients.

Due to expansion, we have the following two vacancies to fill:

  • Workshop Manager
  • Joiner

If you are experienced, self-motivated and have a passion for design please send your CV to: Jackie@noblerussell.co.uk

Early Years Performing Arts Practitioner - Theatretrain Leicester

We are looking for an outstanding Early Years practitioner to join our Theatretrain team. Theatretrain Leicester has been running since 2010, offering classes to 6-18 year olds in dance, drama and singing. We are now looking to expand our provision to younger children. We need someone to lead our TT Tinies (3 year olds) and TT Minis (4/5 year olds) every Saturday morning from 9am to 11am. Classes will be a combination of dance, drama and singing. We hope to begin classes in January 2016. Salary will be dependent on experience (£15-20 per hour). Training will be provided. If you're interested please send us your latest CV to leicester@theatretrain.co.uk.

You can find more information about our company at www.theatretrain.co.uk, www.facebook.com/theatretrain.leicester or on Twitter (@TTLeicester). We look forward to hearing from you!

Performing Arts Teacher - Theatretrain Leicester

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic performing arts teachers to join our Theatretrain team. Theatretrain Leicester has been running since 2010, offering classes to 6-18 year olds in dance, drama and singing. We are now looking to extend our services and work with schools to provide after-school activities. We need teachers that can lead classes for Key Stage 2 pupils (7-11 year olds). Classes may be a combination of dance, drama and singing or one single discipline (depending on the school’s requirements). We hope to begin classes in the spring term. Salary will be dependent on experience (£15-20 per hour). If you're interested please send your latest CV to leicester@theatretrain.co.uk.

You can find more information about our company at www.theatretrain.co.uk, www.facebook.com/theatretrain.leicester or on Twitter (@TTLeicester). We look forward to hearing from you!

Contract & Freelance Web Developers - Whiteroom Media

We are looking for contract developers to work with us on a project by project basis.

You will be working with our Technical directors who will provide functional and technical specifications and expect you to build to the standards set out in them.

We are currently looking for the following skill sets in contractors. We don't expect you to be good at all of these, we want to hear from people who specialise in just one or two of these as well as those who dabble in many of them.

  • HTML
  • CSS (SASS & SCSS)
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • Angular
  • PHP
  • WordPress
  • ExpressionEngine
  • Laravel
  • Code Igniter
  • Magento

The following are essentials. These are none negotiable deal breakers. You must have these skills:

  • The ability to write clean, modular code, well documented code that will not be a legacy nightmare in a years time.
  • Be fluent in GIT and have full understanding of GIT workflow and comfortable using GIT to work as part of a team
  • Be able to work in a multistage environment. Local, staging, production.
  • Be comfortable doing basic tasks in linux terminals eg task Runners, compiling SASS and using GIT.
  • Possess a great attitude and willingness to embrace working our team
  • Experience working with LAMP stacks.
  • You get brownie points for understanding of Capistrano. We use it to deploy automatically between stages. If you have the essential requirements listed above, we can have you working with Capistrano comfortably within the hour!

This is a great opportunity to work as part of a team who produce quality work that they genuinely believe in. We have gone to great lengths to refine our processes and make us an easy agency to work with. We will look after you, pay you propmptly and allow you to work remotley. In exchange you must be able work under your own esteem, be proactive, have a can do attitude, write code of a high quality and have the discipline to see a project from start to finish. We can not be cleaning up after you and expect you to do a full job.

If you are interested, please provide you CV and examples of your best work. Email them to edd@whiteroommedia.co.uk No recruitment agencies.

Leicester City Councilís Culture 2016 programme - Leicester City Council

Leicester City Council’s Culture 2016 programme will support the development, coordination and promotion of new artist-led activities and commissions associated with the City Festival and Diwali Leicester during 2016.  The programme builds on the success of the 2015 Culture programme, with grants of up to £5,000 available to support activity.  For further information and to apply for grants go to: leicester.gov.uk/culture2016.

Middleweight / Senior Designer - Moving Studio

Middleweight / Senior designer wanted to work at a fast paced, quality focused and ideas driven agency in central Leicester. Ideal candidates will have a positive, can-do attitude, industry experience and a keen interest in all aspects of design. A strong background in creating solutions from scratch and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively to generate concepts based on creative briefs is essential. We're looking for someone who fits in with the team, bringing new interests, skills and ideas to the studio. You'll also be able to give and receive critical feedback with a pinch of salt.

Requirements:

A self motivated designer with a goal driven personality who is not afraid to ask questions.

A creative thinker with a strong portfolio of work.

Excellent working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite.

Drawing Skills would be an advantage.

Copywriting Skills would be an advantage and are highly desirable.

Able to execute work to a high standard in line with our current portfolio.

A focus on conceptual thinking, typography and layout.

BA degree in design / graphic design is desirable and at least 2 years of agency experience is essential.

Strong communication skills, articulate and happy to take a client facing role.

A sharp eye for layout, consistency, format and attention to detail.

Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.

A genuine team player who has the patience to handle 'bread-and-butter' work every now and then.

Responsibilities:

Consistently coming up with original, creative ideas relevant to the clients' needs.

Stay up to date with the design industry.

Designing, developing and executing large and small creative briefs to a high standard.

Presenting and selling ideas to clients.

Working to set schedules and delivering work on time.

Working directly with clients and developing positive relationships.

Assisting in the creative direction and development of the agencu.

 

What we can offer you:

A fun, creative studio environment in which to grow your skills and really make a mark on a small agency.

The opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects, clients and genres.

20 days holiday (plus bank holidays)

A genuine commitment to personal learning and development.

Work / life balance.

Free on-site parking.

A genuinely competitive salary, based on experience.

How to apply Please send your CV and portfolio to info@movingstudio.co.uk or call 0116 3800365 to find out more.