iMedia Resources

I present to you an initial (and brief) list of interactive media career resources:

Creative Hotlist http://www.creativehotlist.com/ – Search jobs, research companies, and view examples of reels and portfolios of media professionals

Electronic Arts www.ea.com – Gaming information and news

Favorite Website Awards http://www.thefwa.com/ – View the works of media designers and agencies, research agencies, read interviews and articles of media big sticks, and search jobs

Media Job Market http://www.mediajobmarket.com/jobs/index.jsp – Jobs, news and other information

Multimedia Employment (by state) http://www.multimediaemployment.com/ – Jobs

Net-Temps.com www.net-temps.com/jobs/internet – Jobs

Tech Jobs http://www.justtechjobs.com/ – Jobs

Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences http://www.interactive.org/

International Multimedia Telecommunications Consortium (IMTC) http://www.imtc.org/

iMedia Connection http://www.imediaconnection.com/index.asp – Media, culture, and news

iMedia Connections http://www.imediaconnection.com/resourceconnection/richmedia.asp – List of interactive media companies and more

Media Job Pod http://www.mediajobpod.org/ – Advice from professionals regarding job search

MediaPost (must get free account) http://www.mediapost.com/publications/ – Media news and job search

Multimediator (Canada) www.multimediator.com – Professional orgs and media culture

NewMediaAge (UK) http://www.nma.co.uk/Home/Default.aspx – News and job search

ReadWriteWeb JobWire http://readwriteweb.com/jobwire/ – Multimedia happening and hiring updates

10,000 Words http://www.10000words.net/ – Gives journalists and web aficionados practical tips on how to best incorporate multimedia into their work.

Here are a few companies (a teeny tiny taste) that hire interactive media professionals…

Hearst Corporation http://www.hearst.com/about.php

Hydra (online advertising)  http://www.hydranetwork.com/

IAC Advertising Solutions http://www.iac.com/

Jack Morton (experiential advertising) http://www.jackmorton.com/

Interactive Media http://www.imediainc.com/about/careers.html – Career site of Interactive Media, an interactive consulting firm in NJ

Landor Branding http://www.landor.com/index.cfm?do=aboutus.careers

SecondLife (Linden Lab) http://secondlife.com/whatis/

Studiocom http://www.studiocom.com/public/site/home.html

Centerline Productions http://www.centerline.net/

Disney Interactive Studios http://disney.go.com/disneyinteractivestudios/

Virilion http://www.virilion.com/

The more you research companies that are utilizing interactive media, the more you will begin to understand where you fit in (professionally)…where your skills and interests mesh with existing positions, companies, and industries.

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