Confetti graduates land their dream jobs in industry

Thursday August 18, 2022

Our latest class of Confetti graduates are already making big waves in industry, with several landing themselves their dream jobs at award-winning games, VFX and animation companies. 

Fresh off the back of winning this year’s Confetti VFX Student of the Year, Eleanor Green has secured a job working for Blue Zoo!

Blue Zoo are multi-bafta winning experts at crafting joyfully compelling stories full of character through beautiful animation. The team have made a number of educational children’s TV shows for the BBC, Nickelodeon, Netflix, and YouTube.

“I’m really excited to share that I am starting a new job as an entry level 3D Generalist at Blue Zoo! I’d like to highlight the massive amount of support I got from Confetti tutors Brian and Jake. They were both incredibly supportive and helpful the entire time and pushed me to make the best work I could and I don’t think I’d have gotten a job this soon without that.” – BSc (Hons) Visual Effects Production Technology graduate, Eleanor Green

Eleanor Green shows her Student of the Year award to camera
Confetti VFX Student of the Year award winner, Eleanor Green, standing alongside Confetti HE VFX Course Leader, Brian Hurst.

Jude Waugh is looking forward to starting a new full-time role at Milk VFX.

Milk creates award winning visual effects for television series and feature films, including Sherlock, the Fantastic Beasts series, and The Martian.

“I’m really excited to announce my new position as a Junior Tracking Artist at Milk VFX. I want to say a big thank you to everyone who helped me towards getting this job, and I can’t wait to start in September.” – BSc (Hons) Visual Effects Production Technology graduate, Jude Waugh

Samuel Cleall is working as a Junior Matte Painter at Pixomondo London.

Pixomondo London is an Oscar, Emmy and VES winning virtual production, visualization and VFX company. Their team is made up of artists, producers and technologists based in studios all over the world, from the UK, to Germany, Canada, and the US. Their credits include the Fast and Furious franchise, several Marvel movies, Star Wars: The Mandalorian, and the new Halo TV series!

“Super excited to be joining the talented team at Pixomondo – a huge thank you to those that have helped me along my digital matte painter journey so far and I can’t wait to start working on some great projects ahead!” – FdSc Visual Effects Production Technology graduate, Samuel Cleall

Confetti VFX graduates Sam Purser & Samuel Cleall
Confetti VFX graduates Sam Purser and Samuel Cleall

Sam Purser has landed a role as a QA Tester for Double Eleven, a video games production company.

Double Eleven is a highly skilled, people-first video game developer and publisher with offices in the UK and Malaysia. They work on world renowned IPs including Fallout, Minecraft, Crackdown, and LittleBigPlanet.

“Well Its official! I have ‘Levelled-Up’ and entered the games industry!

“Most people who know me know I’ve been obsessed with video games since I can remember and whilst I originally thought it was too late for a career change, deciding to just ‘Go For It’ has proven that you’re never too old to chase after your dream job.

“I would like to thank all of the people who have encouraged and supported me these past 2 years and kept me motivated: family, friends, teachers, fellow artists, and recruiters a like.” – FdSc Visual Effects Production Technology graduate, Sam Purser

Congratulations to all of our Confetti graduates doing it for real in industry!

Remember our support doesn’t end when you graduate. As an Confetti/NTU student, you are entitled to dedicated careers support for up to three years after you complete your studies. Sign up to receive the support of our Graduate Support Team 2022 and you’ll benefit from their Future You programme, including access to exclusive events, initiatives, and work experience opportunities to support you in the early stages of your graduate career. Find out more and sign up to ‘Future You’ now.

We still have places available for FdSc Visual Effects Production Technology and BSc (Hons) Visual Effects Production Technology through Clearing. To find out more, please call 0115 848 6000 to speak to the Admissions team at our partners Nottingham Trent University.