SPARK Skills Festival for tech and creative job seekers

spark-skills-festival-_87540079_mediumWhen? 1 December 2016, 11:00 – 16:00
Where? Watershed, Bristol Harbourside

Looking for your first job or entry-level opportunity in the digital tech field? Or perhaps you’re already an experienced developer or engineer who’s keen to find out more about other opportunities in the South West region?

Meet prospective employers and talk to them about the job opportunities they have available now.

The SPARK Skills Festival gathers major digital tech businesses from across the South West together to show off what they make and do, and the prospective careers you could be following if you chose to work for them.

This event has been generously sponsored by Bristol and Bath’s stellar digital companies, including Just Eat and Actual Experience. Lots of other great companies are also exhibiting at the festival, giving you the chance to get hands-on experience using all the cool VR, robotics and gaming tech from the likes of Ultrahaptics, as well as exclusive tours around the Pervasive Media Studio‘s headquarters.

Ultrahaptics: Keep your eyes peeled for a chance
to have a play with its state of the art ultrasound technology

There will be a big choice of who to approach, with 40 top digital tech firms in the exhibitor’s area, including CapGemini, Ultrahaptics, AltranScott Logic, Softwire, OVO Energy, Cognisess, Sonocent, DevelopMe_, Playwest, Pervasive Media Studio, VRgo, Wazoku, Cloudfind, Immediate Media, QA Training, Sword Apak, Aviva, Cookpad, FelinesoftCreditcall, Mayden, Webgains UK, Cloud Heroes, Helm 360, University of Bath Innovation Centre and many others.

What’s more, you’ll be able to hear from cutting-edge tech entrepreneurs on what skills you need to get to get your dream career.

What will you see if you come along?

  • RECRUITMENT AREA: 40 digital tech companies are looking to find their next hire
  • DEMO AREA: Come and play on some of the most exciting demos coming out of Bristol & Bath’s companies
  • INDUSTRY SPEAKERS: Hear from some of the city’s major employers on emerging technologies and how to sharpen your technical skills to boost your employability. Check out the full line-up here.

Want to attend? Register for free on the SPARK Skills Festival Eventbrite page.

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