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Bath, Banes, United Kingdom, 2012/10/11 - Future, the international specialist media group and leading digital publisher, announces the launch of a recruitment portal specifically targeted at the creative industries - Futureplc.com. LSE: FUTR
Following on from the success of the online recruitment elements on leading games and digital design brands Edge and 3D World, Future is bringing together six of the largest design sites globally to create the biggest source of jobs specialising in the design, creative and gaming markets.
Incorporating Edge, Creative Bloq, Computer Arts, .net, Imagine FX and 3D World, Future’s Creative Industries Recruitment Portal aims to provide the broadest search base available, with a reach of almost 1.5 million unique users internationally.
Edge is the world’s most respected multi-format videogame brand, providing a distinctive brand of videogame insight and opinion to committed gamers, game industry professionals and creative leaders, whilst Creative Bloq, Computer Arts, .net, Imagine FX and 3D World serve a wide variety of global digital design markets, encompassing personal and professional creativity.
Nial Ferguson, Group Publishing Director, says: “Future’s Creative Industries Recruitment Portal is a natural extension of Future’s strategy to build on our established leadership positions and diversify our brand offerings and revenue streams. This portal allows us to further capitalise on our business-to-business positioning in the international creative industries. Bringing together six market leading brands, we have the ability to reach an unrivalled number of active jobseekers in all the core design disciplines.”
Future plc (futureplc.com) is an international media group and leading digital publisher, listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: FUTR). Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have operations in the UK, US and Australia creating 200 special-interest publications, apps, websites and events. We hold market-leading positions in Games, Film, Music, Technology, Cycling, Automotive and Crafts. Our biggest-selling products include T3, Total Film, Classic Rock and Official Xbox Magazine. Our websites include gamesradar.com, bikeradar.com, musicradar.com and techradar.com (the UK’s number one consumer technology website). Future sells 2.2 million magazines each month; we attract more than 45 million monthly unique visitors to our websites; and we deliver over 100 digital editions and bespoke apps on tablet. Future exports or syndicates publications to 89 countries, making us the UK’s number one exporter and licensor of magazine content. Future was named Consumer Digital Publisher of the Year for the second year running at the Association of Online Publishers Awards 2012 and PPA Digital Consumer Publisher of the Year 2012.