Our carefully crafted Virtual Work Experience on the Start platform offers an immersive overview of the Games, Animation and VFX industries. There are an array of engaging resources, including insightful video explainers, short quizzes to test your knowledge, and two creative assignments curated by industry experts themselves.
First, you’ll enter into the world of Games Design, where you'll tackle a thought-provoking challenge and learn the fundamentals that bring your favourite games to life. Then, venture into the world of Animation and VFX with our Character Design challenge. Discover the secrets behind creating iconic characters in beloved shows and movies, as you unleash your creativity just like industry professionals do.
Prepare to unlock your creativity and embark on a journey that will leave you inspired and equipped with invaluable insights. Hear from Marcia Deakin, from NextGen Skills Academy, as she reveals why joining this programme is a game-changer. Let the adventure begin!
Whether you dream of crafting mesmerizing gaming worlds, bringing characters to life through animation, or conjuring awe-inspiring visual effects, this programme is your gateway to unlocking your creative potential. Follow the button to the right, login or create a new Start profile, and let's go!
This programme has been developed in collaboration with the Start platform and acclaimed OSCAR and BAFTA award-winning companies Industrial Light and Magic, Framestore, Centroid, Creative Assembly, Ubisoft, Playground Games, and Blue Zoo. These prestigious names might be new to you, but their exceptional work has undoubtedly captured your attention! Follow the links below and be inspired by some of the best studios in the world!