Jobs Fair

Tuesday 18th June, 11am-4pm

The Clarendon Centre, Brighton

Looking to take your first step on the digital career ladder? Or maybe you’re an experienced professional searching for a new opportunity or a change in career?

Come along to the largest digital, creative and tech careers fair in the South East, showcasing the best job opportunities and companies from Brighton and beyond.

Whether you’re looking for a job in design, marketing, UX, games, production, animation, web and app development, virtual reality, or something in between, this fair will put you face-to-face with key contacts in the industry.

Alongside a range of great local businesses who are recruiting, the day will also feature CV clinics, talks from industry experts on how to find and achieve a fulfilling career in digital, and support for those interested in or working in freelancing.

Exhibiting Companies

American Express

American Express

We are a global service company that enrich lives and build business success.
Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic

Founded by Richard Branson in 1984 to shake up the aviation industry, we are proud to be a company that people love to work for.
Aimer Media

Aimer Media

We are app developers for the publishing sector. Our clients include the British Film Institute and Tate.
Envision Pharma

Envision Pharma

Our purpose-built software and scientific solutions make us a unique partner in the medical affairs space.
Holograph Digital

Holograph Digital

We provide our clients with the tools to seduce their online audience, smash their growth plans and give their users a fantastic digital experience.
Hyve Managed Hosting

Hyve Managed Hosting

We are the UK’s leading Cloud Solutions Provider, keeping the likes of LG, British Airways and the NHS online.
Vero Screening

Vero Screening

We are the UK’s largest independent provider of employment background screening services, supporting clients globally.
Pragmatic

Pragmatic

We are a team of 50 creative, digital experts who deliver valuable and successful projects with WordPress at the core.
Natives

Natives

We are a student specialist marketing group, helping brands attract and convert the global student audience.
DabApps

DabApps

We design and build bespoke software and applications to help our clients succeed.
The Security Bureau

The Security Bureau

We provide high-quality cyber security insights to tech-savvy global organisations.
Animalive

Animalive

We create interactive animations for film studios, theme parks, museums and shopping malls across the globe.
Futrli

Futrli

We help small businesses succeed through our game-changing software.
Saba

Saba

Thousands of customers worldwide in virtually every industry count on us to engage and recruit top talent, connect and develop high performing teams.
Neos

Neos

We combine smart home technology and 24/7 assistance with comprehensive home insurance.
Madgex

Madgex

We power the most recognised media brands on the planet, including The Guardian and The Washington Post, with our job board technology.
Brightwave Group

Brightwave Group

We utilise expertise, innovation and creativity to design award-winning learning solutions.
Curiscope

Curiscope

We inspire curiosity through Augmented Reality.
Switchplane

Switchplane

We build custom software to help medium businesses scale up.
Artemis Marketing

Artemis Marketing

We are the #1 SEO agency in the UK for small businesses.
Make Real

Make Real

We create immersive (VR, AR, 3D) digital products for learning and change.
Mediatonic Games

Mediatonic Games

We are an independent games studio, working with the world’s finest entertainment companies, including Nintendo, HBO and Pixar.
Cogapp

Cogapp

We produce websites, interactive installations and mobile apps for museums, such as Tate Modern and MoMA.
Freelancer Stand

Freelancer Stand

Plus Accounting and a range of experienced freelancers from the community are on hand to share freelancing and financial advice.

Talks & One-to-One Advice

11:30
An Introduction to Talent Fest 2019

Rebecca Groves, Wired Sussex
An introduction to the digital sector, the types of roles available and how to make the most of today.

12:00
How Do I Get a Job in Tech?

Alex Jones, American Express
There are many exciting and innovative roles in the ever-expanding world of digital; but how do you kick-start your career or take the next step on the ladder? Alex will talk about some of the roles in this area and share his insights on how you can begin your own journey.

12:30
Creative Jobs in Digital

Robin Scott, Make Real
From artist to director of a leading immersive tech studio, Robin will talk about career opportunities for creatives in the digital sector.

13:00
My Non-Digital, Digital Career

Marius Holtan, Brightwave Group
How do you cross over into digital if your skills lie elsewhere? Marius will share his journey from a non-digital background to working for an award-winning digital learning agency.

13:30
Build Your Confidence and Resilience to Land Your Dream Job

Alice Reeves, The Joyful Web
Tips on how to aim big in the pursuit of your dream job, and also how to handle any setbacks you face along the way.

14:00
How to Get an Interview

Brian Warren, Quick HR
Get practical advice on how to demonstrate to hiring managers why you deserve an interview, and ultimately the job.

14:30
Upskilling to Take Control of Your Digital Career

Ben Kidd, Curiscope
There are lots of free resources available to help you upskill and learn the tools you need for our ever-evolving sector. Ben will share his story of how he used these to build his Augmented Reality company.

15:00
How to Become a Successful Freelancer

Join a panel of creative and digital freelancers to find out how to begin and succeed in going it alone.

Google Digital Garage

11:30
Build and Curate Your Online Presence

Learn how to build your personal brand, protect your online presence and share great content to your network.

12:30
How to Write a Standout Cover Letter

Structure a persuasive cover letter and identify the key skills needed when applying for a job.

13:30
1:1 Advice & Coaching

A chance to ask questions and get one-to-one advice from Google to help you grow your digital career.

15:00
Self-Promotion for Career Success

Discover the importance of self-promotion and how to speak openly about your accomplishments to help others understand your strengths and skills.

National Careers Service

All day
CV Clinics

Get one-to-one advice and guidance on how to write an effective and eye-catching CV for your desired career.