Anita has benefitted from both high-quality facilities and training and from real paid work experience organised by her college.
The UK games development workforce grew 25% to over 20,000 full-time staff between April 2020 and December 2021. With such large growth, it’s a sensible choice to train for a career in the sector.
At the East London Institute of Technology, Anita has benefitted from both high-quality facilities and training and from real paid work experience organised by her college. Last year, Anita got paid work experience by creating her own animation for a project commissioned by Pearson. In her first year, she got work experience as a Social Media Assistant, creating motion graphics and logos for a media production company called Sobriety Films.
Anita plans to go to university to study Games Design on a four-year degree, with one year's work experience. She wants to go into Games, Art or Games Design. Her advice to other students?...
“Always take the opportunities when you can. Through the work experience I have gained; I have been able to network and make contacts to help me in my games design career.”