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Dumbworld – Digital Arts Intern

Are you a talented, positive, aspiring digital creative and want to gain experience in a busy production company working on a range of contemporary and multidisciplinary artforms ( from street art opera to public art installations) as an intern?

Are you aged 16-24?

Do you have already skills and wish to develop them further in one or more of the following areas?

  • video and audio editing, post-production
  • animation/motion graphics/3D graphics
  • app creation
  • VR/AR/immersive
  • social media content creation
  • music production

If so, Dumbworld want to hear from you!

Dumbworld have a new digital arts intern position available.

Term: 30 hours per week for 26 weeks, start date negotiable but ideally July/August 2020
Payment: Minimum wage 21-24 year olds £8.20 p/hr; 18-20 year olds £6.45; Under 18s £4.55

About Dumbworld

Dumbworld is an artist led creative production company based in Belfast, established in 2009 by Brian Irvine and John McIlduff. We make work that is to be found at the intersection of music, image and words including film, opera, documentary, oratorio, animation, public art installation, performance pieces, theatre and curatorial projects.

About the role

Dumbworld is a committed to mentoring and fostering the next generation of artists and creatives in Northern Ireland. They are seeking a Digital Arts Intern to engage in an apprenticeship in multimedia production, digital arts content creation and social media marketing.

The Digital Arts Intern will work across some of the following areas of content creation:

  1. Multimedia content development – video and audio editing and post production work
  2. Digital Art content creation – image, video, animation, VR/AR, or app creation (depending on the intern’s background and skills)
  3. Social media marketing content creation – developing content relevant to Dumbworld’s projects and productions for all social media platforms
  4. Music Production

Intern will work 30h per week in the Dumbworld office with Company Manager and Project & Development Manager. In addition, some time working on site for installation and performance works will be necessary.

They believe that improving equality, diversity and inclusion across the arts is the key to releasing the true potential of artistic and cultural talent in a Belfast and Northern Ireland. This participatory attitude is at the heart of all of Dumbworld’s work and therefore they encourage those from all ethnic and social backgrounds to apply.

Person specification

16-24 years old and currently unemployed or working in a job unrelated to the arts. An interest in pursuing a career in Digital Arts.

Some experience and skills in some or all of the following:

  • video and audio editing, post production
  • animation/motion graphics/3D graphics
  • app creation
  • VR/AR/immersive
  • social media content creation
  • music production

How to apply

To apply please fill in the online application form – click here or copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://bit.ly/2YB8eVm

If you have any questions please email Zoe Coakley: zoe@dumbworld.co.uk

Deadline for applications is: midnight on Sunday 24th May 2020