Careers resources

Here at Escape Studios, we take your career seriously. With our skills and industry connections, we have helped thousands of new and emerging artists break into industry. Having worked closely with major players in the VFX, games, motion graphics and animation fields, we know how to help you achieve sought-after positions in top studios.

Thinking of a career in VFX, games or animation?

3D Artist? Digital Compositor? Games Environment Artist? Character Animator?

Find your niche in the creative industries and learn more about the opportunities that await you.

Download our free Careers Guide

Take our Careers Quiz

 

Your guide to navigating the VFX, Animation, Games and Motion Graphics industries

We’ve spoken to some of our successful Escapees (alumni), industry partners and our expert tutors to make sure you’ve got all the essential information to get you started in the industry.

It’s jam packed with facts about the creative industries and its future, discipline breakdowns, mini careers and studio guides, plus the ultimate jargon buster - so whatever your needs, we’ve got you covered!

Download our free Industry Beginner's Guide

 

Stand out from the crowd and leave a lasting impression with the REEL Talk Guide

A showreel is your chance to stand out and show creative studios what you are made of. Find top tips in this guide on how to create a quality showreel to land your first job.

Download our free REEL Talk Guide

Get software savvy with our Software Handbook

Learn more about key software that is currently used in the creative industries, as well as free software that you can start practising with.

Download our free Software Handbook

Alumni benefits

Alumni (also known as ‘Escapees’) benefit from various services, including professional advice, networking opportunities and a careers service. 

Find out more about alumni benefits and see what some of our Escapees have been up to...

We offer an AfterCare support service for 12 months after completion of some of our daytime courses (see individual course pages). With access to our studios and events, CV clinics and showreel support, we want to make sure that you're fully equipped to get studio ready.

Webinars and tutorials

Visit our E_scape Hub for career events and webinars.

VFX Festival 2020 - Bringing VFX Into The Real World

Hear from Framestore at our VFX Festival.

Careers at DNEG

Harriet Edge-Partington, a Talent Acquisition Partner from DNEG joined us to share her top tips as a recruiter and tells you what level of work is expected from entry level applicants at DNEG.

Careers at Creative Assembly

Klaudia Smigielska, an Animator from Creative Assembly shares her experiences of getting her first job in games and offers advice on getting your first big break.