San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Learn about the BBC’s latest innovations and technologies; meet with other like-minded techies; meet our hiring managers and recruiters.
The BBC is at the heart of technology: we use the latest innovation to deliver outstanding digital products like BBC iPlayer used by millions every day. Come and visit our cutting-edge MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, offices and take a behind the scenes look at the design and technological work which is shaping the future of the BBC. If this sounds interesting and you would like to learn more about working in one of our tech teams, then you should come to BBC TechWomen: Innovation, Networking and Careers on 3 April 2017.
BBC Design and Engineering is our group responsible for designing, developing and running the BBC’s online services including BBC iPlayer, Red Button, websites, apps and games. We have development teams based in Salford and are currently recruiting for a wide range of roles.
To help us grow our technology workforce, and due to the success of similar events in London with some attendees now working at the BBC, we are hosting an event in Salford aimed particularly at technology focussed women in the North West.
The afternoon will provide an introduction to BBC Design and Engineering, with keynote talks, team demos and networking with drinks and nibbles. You will also hear about what it’s like to work for the BBC and how we support flexibility and mobility for all staff.
We’ve got a terrific agenda, packed with presentations aimed at introducing you to a selection of the work we do in Design & Engineering:
14:30 – Registration opens in Quay House
15:00 – Welcome: Rebecca Salsbury, Director, Platform
15:05 – Keynote address: Christine Bellamy, Head of Product, Knowledge and Learning
15:40 – Selection of team presentations and showcases
- Rosie Campbell: Research & Development
- Claire Hoxworth: Service Management and Support
- Gwen Stewart: TV & Radio Products and Systems
- Lucie McLean: Children’s
- Natalie Waddie: Sport
- Vivi Campbell: Content Discovery
16:40 – Advice from Recruitment: Greg Price, Resourcing Business Partner
16:55 – Close, and invitation to network
17:00 – Networking, meet hiring managers, BBC people, and other Women in Tech
19:00 – Event ends
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BBC Design and Engineering
BBC Design & Engineering delivers products, platforms and services globally, supporting the BBC's digital transformation and helping to change the Corporation into an internet fit broadcaster