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Are you a virtual virtuoso?

Have you ever thought about making an app or a website or had a great idea for a game? Perhaps you’ve had an idea for a piece of software that could really help people. If you have, then a career in Design & Software could be for you.

This sector encompasses a range of digitally creative roles and technologies that deliver software products for use on computers, tablets and mobile phones, as well as in vehicles and in the latest machinery.

Social media, apps, websites, computer programs for businesses, digital health services, military and educational systems, instructions for industrial machinery, robots, vehicles, aircraft and ships, the latest video games and interactive story telling – as smart technology becomes more and more integrated into modern living, a career in this sector is a way to get involved in multiple different sectors of industry.

Whether you want to be a web developer, software engineer or digital artist, this sector will let you use your planning, testing, mathematical, artistic and creative skills to deliver software that can make a difference to people, entertain the masses or power the businesses and machinery of the modern world. You can explore the future now!  You might also want to explore Video Game Development.

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Video Game Development: First two-player coin-operated video game
Did You Know? The first two-player coin-operated video game is likely to be 'Galaxy Game' - a prototype arcade computer game developed at Stanford University in the USA. Students Bill Pitts and Hugh Tuck conceived and built the machine at a cost of US$20,000...
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Wire Frame - free digital issues of the videogame development magazine
Wireframe magazine is published by Raspberry Pi Press, the publishing imprint of Raspberry Pi Trading Ltd.
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Apprenticeships and work experience at top companies—apply now!
A few amazing apprenticeship opportunities at top companies — earn while you learn!
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Junior Graphic Designer
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Bury ST Edmunds, Suffolk
Vacancy reference GRP-BSE-KS-2606 Graphic Desing Graduate preferred or equivalent qualification Proficiency in Microsoft Office programmes essential as is the ability to work to deadlines Interested? To apply go to resourcing@servest.co.uk or call 0800614678
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Free courses in Norwich (Clarion Futures Drop-In Sessions)
DROP IN - TUESDAY & FRIDAY 9AM - 3PM. IT for Beginners - Food Hygiene - Self Employment - CSCS (Construction Health & Safety) - CV Writing and more...
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Notre Dame restoration could use utilise 3D models and videogame assets
Tech may provide highly detailed reference material.
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