About Design and Software

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!

Did You Know?
It's GAME OVER for the taxman. The UK games industry now benefits from tax breaks for companies designing 'culturally British' computer games.

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Infrastructure Service Desk Analyst Apprentice
Closing Date:
10th July 2018
Salary:
£148 p/w
Location:
Kings Lynn, Norfolk
The Service Desk provides 1st line and 2nd line technical support via the telephone, using remote desktop tools or on occasion via attendance to customer sites and act as the single point of contact for all customers requiring support.
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National Museum of Computing Tour
Location:
Bletchley Park
The National Museum of Computing, located in Bletchley Park, is an independent charity housing the world’s largest collection of functional historic computers, including the rebuilt Colussus, the world’s first electronic computer, and the WITCH, the world’s ol...
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JOB VACANCY Digital Learning Apprentice
Closing Date:
29th June 2018
Salary:
TBC
Location:
Saxham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
A Level 3 Apprenticeship in Digital Learning Design with Sparshot College. Seeking someone with a flair for creative imagery, a great communicator with good organisation skills, the natural ability to tackle various tasks and to prioritise, drive and motivati...
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Apprentice Data Administrator
Salary:
£150.00 p/w
Location:
Wymondham, Norfolk
An exciting opportunity to join the Wymondham Medical Centre as an Apprentice Data Administrator and IT Support Clerk. The successful applicant will undertake a wide variety of administrative/IT duties to assist in the smooth running of the practice.
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JOB VACANCY - BT - IT Network and Software Degree Apprentices
Closing Date:
31st July 2018
Salary:
TBC
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Earn a salary whilst studying for a full honours degree in either Software or Network engineering Entry requirements:- Achievement of or on target to gain 3 A Levels grade BCC or equivalent or above 4 GCSE's at A*-C Grade (4-9) including Maths and English
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IT Apprentice (Zatu Games)
Salary:
£4.30 per hour
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
Zatu Games is a young and up-and-coming online retailer ready to change the game when it comes to employment. We’re dedicated to selling top quality board games, collectables and merchandise and we’re looking for exciting talent to join our team.
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