Jobs

Jobs at Push-Start.co.uk

Push-Start is an independent website that currently covers videogames and films. We’re constantly searching for talented individuals who have a passion for writing. Push-Start’s available positions will always be advertised here first so check back here regularly to see if anything peaks your interest! Writing for Push-Start would be a voluntary position, though there are numerous perks such as possible review copies and event access. We accept writers both with and without experience, as well as ideas from Freelance writers, so as long as you’re passionate and can write to a good standard, have a look below!
Latest Update – 15th May 2012
  • Video Team – We are very interested in gamers who have a keen interest in Video Production, be that commentaries, reviews or other original content, so please get in touch as this is an area we are looking to expand. You can see the Role Profile below.
  • For an informal chat about Push-Start, please contact James our Editor at james@push-start.co.uk with any questions, concerns or suggestions that you may have.

Games Editor

Position Overview

Push-Start has been online for over a year, creating unique content for Gamers. We are the independent voice and have an extreme passion for all things gaming.

The Games Editor will be a member of Push-Start’s editorial team, and will be responsible for working with the rest of Push-Start’s staff, creating new exciting stories, content and other articles relating the the video game industry, ideally with a focus on a particular platform, though this is of course negotiable.

Requirements

  • Writing creative, well researched, and newsworthy previews, reviews, news stories, blog posts, and features
  • Working well as a team and post content on a daily basis
  • Editing content on a daily basis
  • Arranging coverage with game PR/developers
  • Willing to appear on the Push-Start podcast

Key Skills

  • Have a huge passion for games
  • Deep knowledge of games and the gaming industry– being in the know about the companies who are creating the titles/content and where they are coming from
  • Grammar and strong use of the English language is key
  • Solid organisation and communication skills
  • Willing to travel to cover events

If you’re interested, head on over to the Application form, choosing ‘Games Editor’ from the dropdown.

 

Video Production

Position Overview

Push-Start has been online for over a year, creating unique content for Gamers. We are the independent voice and have an extreme passion for all things gaming.

We are currently looking for a a member who can produce original content for the Push-Start YouTube channel. The position will be a great opportunity for those who are interested in editing and production.

Job Responsibilities Include

  • Create interesting review intros
  • Create exclusive video content
  • Publish trailers and gameplay videos to YouTube.com/PushStartVideos
  • Assist other staff members with video content
  • Familiarity with professional video editing software such as Final Cut Pro or Sony Vegas
  • Experience with camera work
  • Experience with Adobe After Effects or other animation packages is encouraged

Other Ways to Get Your Foot in the Door:

  • A strong passion for gaming
  • Have a keen eye for viral videos
  • Enjoy watching gaming related videos
  • Have knowledge of HTML, Flash and Video streaming systems

If you’re interested, head on over to the Application form, choosing ‘Video Production’ from the dropdown.

 

Other Ways to Get Your Foot in the Door:

  • A strong passion for gaming
  • Have some knowledge of HTML and Web production
  • Have the correct equipment (Mic, PC/Laptop)
  • Familiarity with blogging platforms or experience with web publishing systems

If you are interested in being part of the Push-Start team head on over to the Application form to get in contact.


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