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Want a really good job at the BBC

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Want a really good job at the BBC

http://careers.bbc.co.uk/fe/tpl_bbc01.asp?newms=jj&id=44375&aid=15299b
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This is your chance to define how tomorrow’s audiences around the globe engage with the most trusted news brand in the world.
As the new Head of UX&D for News you’ll stand among the most senior people in BBC journalism. So you’ll need to hit the ground sprinting, leading your fellow leaders and taking them with you as you innovate exceptional user experiences.
Along the way you’ll dazzle all and sundry with your supreme expertise, your rousing vision and your insatiable urge to understand, predict and deliver what people want from news.
Sound like you? Apply now for your chance to join a centre of excellence for UX&D, helping us design experiences for the audience of tomorrow, and deliver them to the audience of today.
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Re: Want a really good job at the BBC

had to look up ... 'UX&D'                  it is an acronym for User Experience and Design
I´m none the wiser
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Re: Want a really good job at the BBC

Do you need a full motor cycle license?
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Re: Want a really good job at the BBC

Wonder how much this non-job pays Undecided
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Re: Want a really good job at the BBC

I believe it is £70,000 plus expenses and benefits
Despite a closing date of 19th August clicking on the Apply button gives this response
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Unfortunately the position you are attempting to apply for, , is no longer available.

Pity really as I would have considered applying for a well paid job for a master bull[censored word omitted]er  Grin
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Re: Want a really good job at the BBC

UX&D have a blog site
http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcinternet/2009/07/bbc_user_experience_and_design.html
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UX&D is comprised of Information Architects, Interaction Designers, Visual Designers and Usability experts.

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Re: Want a really good job at the BBC

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I believe it is £70,000 plus expenses and benefits

A relatively low salary for the BBC Wink Maybe Chris Patten is having an effect on salary levels.
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Re: Want a really good job at the BBC

Ideal Job for Boris Johnson ! Providing he doesn't hang around too long ! Grin
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Re: Want a really good job at the BBC

Not the BBC, but 'WILDSCREEN'
would suit somebody with IT skills and an interest in imagery
http://www.wildscreen.org.uk/downloads/Wildscreen%20Head%20of%20Technology%20Job%20Description.pdf
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Re: Want a really good job at the BBC

That seems to be typical of charities - they want God (or at least his Son) but are only willing to pay peanuts