We design beautiful moving graphics, animation and visual effects that breathe life into abstract ideas for filmmakers, and clarify complex concepts for their audiences. We believe in design with context and have a passion for cinematic storytelling. We work regularly with projects based in London, LA and NYC, and can adapt our resources on a per project basis.

Blue spill are looking for a dedicated apprentice to join our growing team. Working from our central London offices (Soho), you’ll have the opportunity to be part of our award winning establishment, learning first–hand from industry experts.

Over recent years we’ve designed titles and in film motion sequences for eighteen Sundance films, five Academy Award shortlisted features, and BAFTA, Emmy, RTS and Grierson award winners. We’ve also worked with key UK and US broadcasters, including Netflix, Amazon, HBO, PBS, ESPN, A&E, BBC, Channel Four, Sky, ITV and Film4.

We are on the lookout for a highly committed Junior Content Producer who has a strong work ethic and a great willingness to learn. You will be joining a multi-disciplinary company with a fast paced environment. No one day is the same, so our apprentice will need to be adaptive with a keen attention to detail. This is an apprenticeship role, so your work-placement will be attached to a formal level 3 qualification. You will be expected to engage fully in both elements of the role – work and learning.

Core Duties:

• Interpret the objectives of the client’s/customer’s brief
• Research ideas and concepts to meet the brief
• Analyse the differences between media campaigns aimed at retention, acquisition and conversion of customers for clients
• Identify & recommend the appropriate platform/s or channel/s to use for the media campaign
• Ensure that the content being developed is organised, structured and labelled effectively and in a logical manner that allows for efficient search and retrieval
• Operate effectively within the production workflow
• Obtain media assets for use within content creation
• Ensure content is accessible to all end users and language best practice is applied
• Understand the user experience to ensure content is focused on maximising engagement
• Write and edit copy for use in print and online
• Optimise webpage content to ensure high rankings in search engine results
• Prepare media assets for use

Entry Requirements:
– Excellent written and spoken communications
– Knowledge of Google Docs / Sheets
– Software skills desired: Premiere and In Design

Runner Duties:
This junior / entry-level role will also encompass some office runner duties to help with the maintenance of the organisation and support for the team, including:
Daily washing up mugs, plates and cutlery as well as doing the lunch run
Weekly office tidying, emptying bins, making tea and coffee as requested

Personal Qualities

  • Strong interest in film and/or design
  • Positive outlook and enthusiastic approach
  • Willingness to learn
  • ‘Can do’ attitude
  • Qualifications taken:
    – Work based coaching / mentoring
    – Level 3 Junior Content Producer

    What Next?
    All further progression will be reviewed upon successful completion of the apprenticeship placement