BA (Hons) Media and Digital Practice student, Ella Hinkley is working as a Digital Production Intern at WarnerMedia in London. She's been working with the Digital Entertainment Group on the Cartoon Network and Boomerang Website games. 

How did you find your placement role?

I first noticed a few roles for placements on the Creative Careers Page and then followed the link through to the company’s website where I found the role that suited me the most. Creative Careers helped me to apply to placement opportunities, with feedback on CVs, interview tips, vacancy emails targeted to interests and meetings whenever you need.

Who do you work for and what do they do?

WarnerMedia is a well-known company with a powerful portfolio of films, television shows, games, brining iconic entertainment to peoples around the world. At WarnerMedia interns and apprentices are treated like any other employee and given the same opportunities. The company hosts events that you can attend and allows for employee perks, discounts and more. They focus on making sure that you can have fun in your role, whilst learning new skills and gaining professional experience. The company also help arrange monthly intern socials, where you can meet up with others, gain more friends and grow your network.

What is your role?

I work with the Digital Entertainment Group we work with the Cartoon Network and Boomerang Website games. I help out with creating different thumbnail and banner art work for the games, as well as running a YouTube channel and helping with different content management systems services. 

What training have you done? 

In my role I have thankfully been given the opportunity to focus on the areas that interest me most and have set goals with my manager to help me achieve these. I have had the opportunity to take on training with YouTube and Photoshop.