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A 3-day development workshop for students who want to work in the web industry

22nd - 24th January 2020, Leeds

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What is Work In The Web?

Work In The Web is a free 3 day workshop for students who want to work in the web industry. We cover skills and principles which are key to becoming a web professional.

Since 2014, Work in the Web has been a huge success year upon year, helping students get a head start in our ever changing industry.

Here's what people thought...

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Kudos to @mixd for their fantastic initiative that was @workintheweb. Teaching valuable skills in such a friendly way. A joy to witness.

Ant Pearson - Leeds Beckett University
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I wouldn't be where I am today without the dedication that the team put into the event. I'll always be grateful to the fantastic learning experience of Work In The Web.

Ed Richards, Mixd
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WITW gave me the guidance I needed to pursue a career in web development. The team at Mixd are passionate and talented at what they do and it was an invaluable experience getting an insight into the industry.

Emma Britnor - Starling Bank
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It’s been inspiring. As an educator, I wish more companies put as much effort into education as this.

Chris Murphy - Writer, Designer and Educator

What's on the agenda?

Workflow, Tooling & Process

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A fantastic opportunity to learn about how Mixd work. Delve into the range of tools we use to get the job done and get insights into how we approach our projects. We’re proud of our process and we’d love to share it with you.

Responsible Responsive Design

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Mixd were at the forefront of responsive design and over the years we’ve mastered our responsive skills allowing us to provide great experiences to users on any device. We’ll get you up to speed on what you need to know.

Getting a Job

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Getting a job can seem like a daunting task and there’s always a lot of questions on your mind. We’re here to answer those questions! From developer to director, we’ll be able to help with any queries you may have.

Using the Command Line

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Using the command line for the first time can seem like a scary task! The command line is a powerful tool and we’ll help break down the barriers so you can start improving your efficiency and mastering projects.

Launching your first website

developer ed richards looking down at a laptop

So, you’ve built a new website! But what now? Domains and servers can sound like confusing business to newcomers but step by step we’ll show you how to deploy your website to an environment for the world to see!

...and more!

Frequently asked questions

Where is the workshop held?

The workshop is held at our offices in Leeds. We’re directly above Leeds train station and have easy connections to various bus routes. All social events will be held nearby in Leeds city centre. Get Directions.

What shall I wear?

We’re a relaxed bunch! You can be smart, you can be causal or somewhere in the middle. Wear something you’re comfortable in and suitable for the workplace.

Will there be social events?

Yes! There will be various social activities throughout the 3 days, some of these are optional and will be held in the evenings after the event. On the last day we wind down early and have an informal Q&A session which is a great opportunity to ask questions to the team.

What do I need to bring?

Please bring a laptop (Mac or Windows) which will allow you to participate in the workshops. You don’t need to have any special software beforehand, we’ll help you set this up during the event.

Will food and drink be provided?

Food and drink will be provided for the duration of the event so there’s no need to bring your own. If you have any special dietary requirements, please let us know in advance so we can ensure there’s something for everyone.

When will I find out if my application has been accepted?

Applications close on 29th November 2019. We aim to have our acceptance emails sent out by Friday 6th December which will let you know if you’ve been accepted.

Is work experience required?

No previous work experience is required, we’re looking for applicants with a passion for working in the web industry and seeking an opportunity to kickstart their career.

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Where to find us

Mixd,
Platform,
New Station Street,
Leeds,
LS1 4JB

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We’ve got spaces for the most passionate applicants who want to work in the web. If you want to take the next step in your web career, look no further!

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