Evangeline Papanicola studies BSc (Hons) Digital Media and is currently on placement in her role as Junior ELearning Developer at Sponge UK based in Plymouth. Here’s how she’s finding her placement year so far…
Jake Saunders, studying BSc Television and Broadcasting is currently on placement with IMG Studios as a Digital Content Logger. Read on to hear more about his experiences with IMG and the Premier League.
From challenging her biggest insecurities to developing her design skills, Nicola’s placement as a Junior Graphic Designer for Lumesse Learning in Brighton has “proved more valuable than I could have imagined”.
“My role involves anything from coming up with ideas and designs for infographics, tip sheets and eBooks, to social media posts, direct mails and landing pages. Every day is varied.” Claire Dunford is studying Graphic Design and is currently on placement as a Junior Designer at Really B2B in Portsmouth. She tells us how her placement has improved her confidence and why she loves working for Really B2B.
Denis, a Digital Media student, started his own digital design agency during his placement year on a Self-employment Placement Year option. He had a successful year and continues to run his business in his third year.
Denis encourages other students to take a placement year saying:
“There is a big difference between University theory and putting your ideas into practice.
You don’t learn to ride a bike by reading about it, you get on and try it.”
Mac, a Digital Media student, is working as a Graphic and Web Designer during his placement year at TopCashback. He tells us why he loves his placement and what his pretty impressive highlight has been so far.
Jonathan Whitney, Entertainment Technology graduate, completed a placement at Warner Bros. for which he won the School of Creative Technologies Placement Student of the Year award. He tells us about his placement and why he doesn’t think he’d have been able to get his graduate job at nDreams if he hadn’t done a placement.