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Wed 31 Mar 2010, by Clare
"Everyone at Watershed has a passion for doing a job properly. Often doing a job properly involves creativity, innovation and a lot of thought: being encouraged to do those things, and working with others who do too, every day, is what makes Watershed both a great place and a great place to work." Oliver Humpage, Watershed ICT Coordinator
The Pervasive Media Studio is offering a two-month, Studio-based Internship aimed at a Computer Science graduate student. We are looking for a competent and efficient coder with experience in the design, implementation and testing of computer and / or web applications to support our two exciting artist residencies. During the internship you will become part of the Pervasive Media Studio community and work directly with artists to support and help realise their works and projects.
You will have the ability to understand and inspire, listen and communicate and then make brilliant ideas happen. You’ll also need a flexible, adventurous and collaborative approach to work.
The Studio is part of Watershed. We have a formal partnership with UWE's Digital Cultures Research Centre. We are a multi-disciplinary lab exploring and producing pervasive media content, applications and services. We work within a brilliant community of artists, creative companies, technologists and academics. Our projects include gaming, projections, location-based media, digital displays and new forms of performance. Some are commercial, some are cultural. We test our projects as early as possible and iterate. We have a great workspace, an open ethos and a can-do attitude.
The internships are offered in conjunction with the University of the West of England are aimed at unemployed graduates who have qualified with an undergraduate degree in 2008 or 2009 from any UK Higher Education Institution.
If you are interested in applying for this position you should:
Please send completed applications to:
The Pervasive Media Studio
1 Canon's Road
The closing date for applicants is 12 noon on Friday 9th April 2010.