We are a Brighton-based digital production company, founded in 2003, now with 15 years experience at the forefront of cross-platform production. We have a blended business model that combines original IP development and production, with a digital agency providing interactive development and animation services to companies all over the world. We have an enviable client list that includes some of the biggest names in entertainment, both in the UK and in the USA.
Managing Director, Juliet Tzabar and Creative Director, Dom Minns, met whilst working at digital agency, Victoria Real in 2000. It’s here that they first worked together on an interactive project for kids, a BBC website for a CBBC show, called Xchange.
After spending the following few years each doing their own thing, Dom and Juliet joined forces again in 2006, when Juliet was brought on to project manage one of Plug-in’s early game projects: Extreme Pamplona. In 2009 the team produced BAFTA-winning, Big and Small House for CBeebies and subsequently were able to grow and cement their reputation as a leading kids’ content production company. In 2012 the company diversified into original IP production, bringing Tee and Mo to CBeebies as a suite of web games the following year.
The company currently consists of a hugely talented team of designers, animators, developers and production staff, based in our fabulous workspace in Brighton’s North Laine area. Our busy studio has a positive and cheerful atmosphere, where everyone’s voice is heard. We take huge pride in our work and strive to ensure that every project we deliver has a Plug-in stamp of quality, authenticity and originality. To hear a little more about our approach to making digital content for kids, and to see the team in action watch this video.
Juliet has worked in media production throughout her working life. Following an early career in the art department of television dramas, Juliet moved into digital media in 2000, where she has specialised in delivering interactive projects with a broadcast tie-in and a focus on the children and families audience.
Juliet joined Plug-in Media in 2006 and as Managing Director has overseen the company’s growth and success in the children’s digital content sector. She takes an Executive Producer role on most of the company’s projects, and has been leading the company’s IP strategy, helping to originate and sell brilliant ideas for new kids’ content.
Dominic has been responsible for Plug-in's creative output since the company began, both conceiving and developing Plug-in’s original IP and creating digital strategies and interactive experiences for third party brands across multiple platforms.
Be it animated TV series, games, digital toys, short-form 2D and 3D animation, interactive stories, creativity tools, educational apps, playable narratives, VR experiences, adult comedy, websites, and albums of music, Dom has spent the best part of the last 20 years working with broadcasters and production companies across the world producing content that has continued to connect with young audiences everywhere. During this time his projects at Plug-In have picked up multiple awards, including 4 BAFTAs and 3 Prix Jeunesse awards.
We’re always on the new look out for talented interactive and linear production talent. We look for enthusiasm and agility, with an openness to learn new things, and a keeness to go the extra mile to produce content of the highest quality.
Our busy studio has a positive and cheerful atmosphere. Everyone works hard, but we like to have fun whilst we’re doing it. We’re not saving lives, we’re just making the best children’s media in the world - and there’s no point in being too serious about that! We have regular company outings (tickets to the Brighton Fringe Festival is a favourite), have free sandwich or soup Thursdays (depending on the season), the odd rooftop barbeque and all the usual, traditional company benefits such as up to 25 days holiday, childcare vouchers, bike scheme and the like. We’re really happy to hear from parents and are pleased to consider requests for flexible working.
Watch these videos to get more of a sense of what it's like to work here: BAFTA Top Tips on Making Games and Apps from Plug-in Media and CBBC Games Design Find Out More.
We advertise any new job opportunities at Plug-in Media here, when we have openings. However, we're always happy to receive speculative applications from talented freelancers. Please send us a copy of your CV with a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us why you would like to work with us.
We run two work experience placements every summer, open to people aged between 16 and 24. Check here when applications open for 2020.
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