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Architect

Architect

Vicki (27) is a recently qualified architect working at a small practice. She talks about the enjoyment of planning a project with the end users and seeing the completed buildings in use. On our blog she describes how the seven … Take me to the video

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Fashion Designer

Fashion Designer

Not a member but want to watch this interview? Robyn (29) always wanted to be a wedding dress designer. She explains the process of designing a dress for a bride and how her business works. For contrast she also designs … Take me to the video

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Artist

artist career video

Tristan describes his life as an artist and talks about the different income streams open to artists. Take me to the video

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Packaging Designer

Packaging Designer

Not a member but want to watch this interview? Jo (aged 25) enjoyed Design Technology at school and went on to study Product Design at university.  She works for a large manufacturing organisation designing the boxes that products are stored … Take me to the video

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Conservation Officer

Conservation Officer (Assistant)

Louise (aged 25) describes the roles of restorers and conservators working on the collections at The Discovery Museum and talks about the need for good chemistry and physics for conservation work plus plenty of patience. She also talks about her … Take me to the video

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Gallery Assistant

Gallery Assistant

Eli, aged 23, works for a small specialist art gallery where she is involved in all aspects of the business. She has a great deal of interaction with gallery visitors and with the artists themselves. Other tasks include hanging exhibitions, … Take me to the video

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Games Designer

Games Designer

Oliver (aged 27) designs computer games for Electronic Arts. He explains the process of designing games and the attention given to the narrative, the characters and what happens on each of the different levels. Take me to the video

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Audio Artist

Audio Artist

Not a member but want to watch this interview? Mark designs and creates all the sounds used in interactive video games for Electronic Arts. This includes directing actors, working with musicians and creating sound effects. He explains the complexity of … Take me to the video

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Lead World Artist

Video Game Background Artist

Max, aged 27, is a technical artist and he generates the ‘world art’ for games at Electronic Arts. He works closely with the art director and producer. At the start of a project he makes simple 2D computer models until … Take me to the video

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Video Games Producer

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Tom, aged 28, is an Assistant Producer at Electronic Arts. He explains the process of producing games and the different roles within a production team. He talks about the business and computing skills he needs and emphasises the importance of … Take me to the video

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