Placements

How do you fancy being part of a team that is constantly learning, innovating, and doing cool stuff every day?

Part of a team that will make you feel valued, challenged, and throw you in at the deep end?

If so, welcome to our placements page! Let us tell you a little bit more about the placements we can offer in the fields of video production, animation, and content creation.

PLEASE NOTE – Unfortunately we are not currently recruiting for full-time positions and any placements with us will be unpaid. Placements are based at our offices in Wolverhampton.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

We are looking for people who are passionate, punctual, have a willingness to learn and keen to build up their skills in a workplace environment.

Our placements are ideally suited for college or university students, as well as recent graduates looking for workplace experience, who are interested in developing careers in the worlds of video production, animation, and writing.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

If you are interested in a placement within our animation team, you will be working on a 30-40 second animation from its start all the way through to its completion – planning it, designing it, and creating it!

This process will involve you using industry leading software such as Toon Boom and Adobe, and you’ll need to be creative and efficient – there’s no set time limit but we’ll want to see a good rate of progress!

If you’re interested in a placement within our video production team, you’ll be working on a variety of edits, a video you’ll create from scratch, and the opportunity to join our team for shadowing whilst we film on location.

You’ll be using industry leading software such as Final Cut Pro and Adobe, and you’ll be need to be efficient with your editing and comfortable with taking feedback on board. As above, there won’t be a time limit set by us for this placement, but we will want to see a good rate of progress.

If you’re interested in a placement within our content creation team, you will be working on a variety of written pieces on different topics utilising different styles of writing.

You’ll be using Microsoft Office, and you’ll need to be efficient and comfortable with taking feedback on board. As above, there won’t be a time limit set by us for this placement, but we will want to see a good rate of progress.

WHAT WILL YOU GAIN FROM THE PLACEMENT?

You will gain experience using industry leading software in a workplace environment guided by a friendly, approachable, and down-to-Earth team.

Not only that, once your placement is concluded there might then be the opportunity to get involved with future projects for expectant clients – paid work as part of our wider freelance team.

HOW DO YOU APPLY?

If you would like to apply for one of our placements, please send an e-mail to placements@stmedia.co.uk, making sure to tell us in the subject line which field you’re enquiring about (video production, animation, or writing).

For a placement within our animation team, we would love to see in your e-mail: A link to any showreels/portfolios of your work, references to prior experience using digital art software, and an attached CV containing your location.

For a placement within our video production team, we would love to see in your e-mail: A link to previous examples of your work/your portfolio, references to prior experience using editing packages and camera operating, and an attached CV containing your location.

For a placement within our content creation team, we would love to see in your e-mail: A link to previous examples of your written work for publications or websites, and an attached CV containing your location.

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