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    Learn Play Foundation is proud to welcome our latest 10 new employees who will undertake their JCP qualification with us, while being part of our departments : Graphic Design, Film, Games Development.

    Please have a look at our short courses offer and get in touch if you need more details, it may be an option to yourself and open the door to a digital career path.

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    Established in 2007, LearnPlay Foundation are passionate about delivering a range of programmes and projects to engage the hard to reach into education, community and personal development. The LearnPlay Foundation provide film production, editing, computer game programming, design, distribution, direct marketing, promotional activities and much more. The team are seeking a passionate, motivated and caring individual to join our team as the Learning & Apprenticeships Lead. 

    We are looking for an experienced individual, with assessing and coaching capabilities, well-versed in a number of apprenticeship standards such as Junior Content Producer (JCP) and Digital Marketeer.

    The ideal candidate would have experience in managing reporting obligations as a subcontractor to a master training provider. 

    Our new team member would also be involved in:

    • Identifying and developing apprenticeship opportunities with employers 
    • Coordinate the apprenticeship journey from recruitment to timely completion. 
    • Take overall responsibility for the maintenance, monitoring and development of the successful partnership with employers, apprentices, EPAOs and other collaborators 
    • Participate in all internal and external quality assurance processes 
    • Supporting the staff involved in the delivery of apprenticeships
    • Meeting personal KPI’s in order for the company to meet its targets
    • Coordinating external quality assurance visits
    • Following the guidance issued by both the EPAO and The Institute of Apprenticeships, and where appropriate, Awarding Body, with regard to assessment practice and the completion of documentation.
    • Demonstrating competence in the application of Health & Safety procedures, including the accurate and timely completion of all Health & Safety paperwork and records related to work-based learning programmes as required.
    • Full compliance with our Safeguarding policy & reporting procedures as necessary as well as a comfortability of passing on safeguarding, British Values, Prevent and Equality & Diversity  information to learners.
    • Full compliance with Quality Assurance systems to ensure consistency and continuous improvement, liaising with appropriate staff to ensure that systems in support of assessment, verification and additional support are fully implemented.
    • Undertaking staff development appropriate to the contractual requirements of the post and the needs of the section.
    • Ensuring our high level of IAG is delivered to learners in line with our Matrix accreditation.
    • Making sure all our onsite and offsite apprentices are current in their Functional Skills qualifications and conduct tutoring sessions with those in need of improving their grades
    • Must be an approved assessor under the ESFA definitions and hold TAQA or such-like 

    The Candidate:

    • Excellent communication, listening & problem-solving skills
    • Excellent telephone manner
    • Well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy.
    • Proven numeric and written skills
    • Able to use all MS Office programs particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and be familiar with other bespoke databases
    • An eye for detail and a methodical manner
    • Willingness to adapt and respond to the changing and varied needs of the business
    • Passionate for helping people develop and reach their potential 
    • Willingness & ability to travel to employer’s premises 
    • Must hold TAQA/ A1/ D32/33 qualification
    • Mult hold English & Maths at level 2 or above (Functional Skills or GCSE)

    Apprenticeship standards:

    1. Junior Content Producer
    2. Digital Marketing
    3. Software Development Technician
    4. IT Solutions Technician
    5. Customer Service
    6. Business Administration

    Established in 2007, LearnPlay Foundation are passionate about delivering a range of programmes and projects to engage the hard to reach into education, community and personal development.
    LearnPlay Foundation provide film production, editing, computer game programming, design, distribution, direct marketing, promotional activities and much more.
    The team are seeking a passionate, motivated and caring individual for the following position – Graphic Design Team Member

    Due to the pandemic, all business development is currently being delivered remotely using a range of digital interventions, including Microsoft Teams and Discord. Delivery will move to face to face as and when it is safe and appropriate to do so. As such, successful candidates must be able to travel to our Wolverhampton based office.

    Our organisation has a range of clients for whom we provide spectrum design solutions. This includes large-scale solutions for exhibitions, marketing collateral which includes print brochures, presentation folders, business stationery, leaflets and booklets right through to illustrations for books, creatives for above the line advertising and social media channels. We also provide brand inception, consulting and positioning for clients.

    Role/Responsibilities:

    • Attending client meetings to: understand client requirements, discuss design approach & scope out ideas and update on project progress.
    • Work towards becoming proficient in industry standard design software such as Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop et cetera.
    • Design creatives for the company social media channels.
    • Design still & animated creatives and contribute design to game development, web development and video production department.
    • Liaise and oversee design process for client merchandise.
    • Understand design for print and all print requirements including spacing, layout, margins et cetera.
    • Produce pitch decks, marketing decks and digital design for marketing.

    Attributes

    • A creative drive
    • Willingness to learn all aspects of the creative process
    • Excellent eye for detail
    • Organisational skills
    • Ability to take notes and listen
    • Can you see to work independently and in a team
    • Ability to articulate design ideas
    • Basic numeracy and literacy

    Established in 2007, LearnPlay Foundation are passionate about delivering a range of programmes and projects to engage the hard to reach into education, community and personal development.

    LearnPlay Foundation provide film production, editing, game development, design, distribution, direct marketing, promotional activities and much more.

    The team are seeking a passionate, motivated and caring individual for the following position – Web Developer Team Member

    LearnPlay website development for a range of public, private and community-based organisations across the UK. Our community and charity based clients sector has grown.

    Due to the pandemic, all business development is currently being delivered remotely using a range of digital interventions, including Microsoft Teams and Discord. Delivery will move to face to face as and when it is safe and appropriate to do so.

    Role/Responsibilities:

    • Assisting the web development team with all aspects of website and application design.
    • Assisting with the testing and maintenance of backend and front-end applications.
    • Brainstorming new tech applications such as digital storage and mobile technology.
    • Collaborating with developers to implement new web features.
    • Keeping up-to-date with the latest technology and programming trends.
    • Converting video, audio, written, and graphic components into compatible formats for the web.
    • Using user feedback to identify and correct problems with a client’s website.
    • Attending client meeting to discuss, scope out requirements in addition to reporting back on progress.

    Attributes

    • Passion to develop creative skills
    • Basic new numeracy and literacy
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work well in teams
    • Attention to detail
    • Be able to propose and receive constructive feedback
    • Professional
    • Be able to communicate efficiently both verbally and in written form
    • Organised

    The individual will work within our interactive digital media environment under the supervision of a Team Leader. This is an apprenticeship position and will require the apprentice to undertake learning in order to achieve the Junior Content Producer standard at Level 3.

    Role Summary:

    There are a number of vacancies available within our Games Development Department.

    All team members are responsible for developing new, fresh and exciting materials for a range of clients. Team members are involved in every facet of the game design and development process and are required to attend client meetings.

    The roles require team members to be flexible, working within the constraints and limitations that a client may require. Occasionally, they may be required to work at irregular times and locations.

    They will be expected to work closely alongside clients throughout the process, to bring a shared vision to life, utilising the strengths of colleagues in and out of the department to achieve the highest quality product possible. Due to the nature of the job, work will often be under scrutiny from other members of the company as well as external clients.

    Experience & Skills Required:

    • Have a basic knowledge of C# or a desire to learn
    • Have a working knowledge of Unity & Blender software or a willingness to learn
    • Be keen on learning Game Development practices and/or 3D modelling
    • Ability to work in a team and contribute to game development ideas
    • Ability to work individually by following specifications
    • Design ability with photoshop or illustrator in a Game development capacity (Sprites etc)
    • Be cordial and professional
    • Be innovative
    • Have good judgement and decision-making skills

    Attributes

    • Passion to develop creative skills
    • Basic new numeracy and literacy
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work well in teams
    • Attention to detail
    • Be able to propose and receive constructive feedback
    • Professional
    • Be able to communicate efficiently both verbally and in written form

    Working 30 hours a week, Monday to Thursday between the hours of 9.30 am and 5.30 pm.
    National Minimum Wage for an Apprentice is £4.30.
    If you are interested in working with us, please fill in the Contact Form and we will be in touch soon after.