This year, the Vancouver Economic Commission is taking the annual Vancouver Career Fair for VFX, animation, and video games to the next level! Founded by one of our contributing partners, the Visual Effects Society (VES), this career fair is recognized by both industry and job seekers as one of the top recruiting events for Vancouver’s creative, digital jobs.
Over 1,500 of Vancouver’s best and brightest animators, designers, developers, and digital artists will descend on the Vancouver Convention Centre eager to meet the cutting-edge companies and world-class educators that can transform their careers.
Prior Experience Required
May 14, 2016 11:00AM – 2:00PM
Connect with over 30 of Vancouver’s innovative and world-leading companies and studios and learn about both current and future job opportunities. Professionals are also invited to take a walk through Education Alley and learn about different options to upgrade your skills through Vancouver’s world-class training programs.
High-school and post-secondary
May 14, 2016 2:00PM – 4:00PM
Come and learn about the types of careers that are available in Vancouver’s creative, digital sectors. Meet the institutions that can prepare you for a rewarding and dynamic career. Learn about the current and upcoming job openings, what studios are looking for in your portfolios, and meet face to face with the HR professionals that will be reading your future applications.
On the day of the Career Fair, the Vancouver Economic Commission (@vaneconomic) will be holding a Twitter contest and the winner will receive a private tour of the studio of their choice!*
The winner will be selected in a random draw and will be announced via social media the evening of May 14vth 2016. If you are selected as the winner, you will be asked to direct message @vaneconomic with your email address and an email with further details will be sent to you.
The studio chosen for the tour must be one of the exhibitors at the Vancouver Career Fair. The VEC cannot guarantee the winner’s first choice, but will work hard to make it happen!
**This contest is now closed**