JOB TITLE: JUNIOR DESIGNER / DEVELOPER
We currently have vacancies for junior positions within the company, please send covering letters and CVs to us via email only.
Here is an example Covering letter followed by a CV as a benchmark / example of the calibre of candidate we require:
I am writing to you to outline my background and experience, and believe I possess the vital skills and qualities necessary to make a significant contribution to your team. A Junior/Entry level position or an IT apprenticeship would be ideal. I am even prepared and willing to initially work voluntarily in order to gain experience and progress.
As you will see from my enclosed CV, I have recently gained valuable experience working for two media / website design and SEO companies in Essex, utilising skills for web design and development. This area of expertise does not only appeal to me on a professional level, but also on a personal level. I am extremely passionate about the IT industry, and demonstrate real enthusiasm and ambition to succeed within this field.
You will also note that I have successfully completed a Certificate of Higher Education in Computer Science, and an IT Practitioners BTEC National Diploma, enabling me to become proficient in a range of computer systems, languages, tools and testing methodologies, which I am sure will be very desirable to you.
Eager to embark on a successful and rewarding career, I am now looking for a suitably challenging position, with the opportunity to build upon current skills, and am certain that my combination of knowledge and experience will prove to be an asset to your company.
Example Junior Website Designer CV
A versatile and proactive individual, who adopts a hard working and professional approach to work and responsibilities. Has a successful academic and work background, demonstrating plenty of enthusiasm and ambition. Has recent valuable experience of working within the creative industry, utilising skills for web design and development. Proficient in a range of computer systems, languages, tools and testing methodologies, capable of quickly learning and mastering new technology. Extremely passionate about the IT industry on both a professional and personal level, with a desire to expand on knowledge and skills. Possesses excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels. Enjoys working as part of a productive team, as well as independently, and is able to perform well even in the most demanding work environments.
Now looking for a new and challenging position, one that will make the best use of current skills and experience, and provide opportunity for further personal and professional development. Would like to embark on a career within the IT field, and a Junior/Entry level Web/Software Developer role or an IT apprenticeship would be ideal. Even prepared and willing to initially work voluntarily in order to gain experience and progress.
Jan 2012 – Present – JUNIOR DEVELOPER/DESIGNER, Website Design Company Brentwood, Essex
• Working as Junior Web Developer, contributing to all aspects of website design and creation on a voluntary basis.
• Effectively liaising with Director & clients to establish specific requirements regarding fonts, colours and graphics, and producing general layouts for approval
Aug-Dec 2011 JUNIOR DEVELOPER, Web Design Unlimited, Southend-On-Sea
• Working as an apprentice Junior Web Developer, contributing to all aspects of website design and creation
• Effectively liaising with clients to establish specific requirements regarding fonts, colours and graphics, and producing general layouts for approval
Education and Qualifications
Certificate: Certificate of Higher Education in Computer Science, Anglia Ruskin University (2011)
BTEC: BTEC National Diploma IT Practitioners: DDD (AAA: A Level Equivalent),
South East Essex College (2008)
Key Skills Communication Level 3, Keys Skills Application of Number Level 2
3 AS Levels: History, Biology, Government and Politics (2005)
8 GCSEs: Including English and Mathematics (2003)
Key I.T. Skills
• Operating Systems: Mainframe, UNIX, Windows NT/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Windows 7, Mac OSX snow Leopard/Lion
• Software: Microsoft Office, Project, Visio, Lotus Notes, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Fireworks
• Databases: Oracle, ADB2, Relational Databases
Driving Licence: Full/Clean
Interests and Activities
General Interests: Gym Training, Martial Arts, Circuit Training, Football, Basketball, Reading, Computers and IT
References are available on request