The Pixel Mill Trainees 2020 (Community Management) Skills Development Programme

The Pixel Mill Trainees 2020 (Community Management) Skills Development Programme

Posted on: 18-06-2020

The Pixel Mill Trainees 2020 (Community Management) is the new entrant scheme for aspiring video game marketers. Northern Ireland Screen is looking for motivated individuals who want to develop a career in Northern Ireland’s thriving interactive sector. Can you create gifs that catch people’s attention? Do you like creating short video content that tells a story? Are you passionate about video games?

There is one place available for a Trainee Community Manager and we expect a high level of competition. If you gain a place as a The Pixel Mill Trainee, you will be given a 12-month contract (NMW/NLW) and have the opportunity to work on a range of video game projects. We will train and develop you for a career in the video game industry and you will be assigned a senior industry mentor. You will be expected to work closely with video game studios to support them in creating content and curating communities around their games.

Individuals applying should come from a creative media production or marketing background, but no specific academic qualifications are needed. However, you should be able demonstrate your ability and knowledge of how to create content/assets for online e.g gifs, stills or short videos. This can be done through professional experience, personal projects, being a streamer/content creator or an admin for online community forums. More importantly, we want people who are passionate about the video game industry, have the ability to generate ideas based on current events/seasonality and are enthusiastic about building online communities.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the professional video game development industry in Northern Ireland and gain hands-on experience in community management and marketing. This position would be of interest to those who want to pursue a career in community management, marketing or publishing in the video games Industry.

Deadline for applications: 12 noon Friday 3rd July 2020

For more information and to apply, visit the Company Placements section on Northern Ireland Screen’s website.