Bigtank welcomes second apprentice

Lancashire-based video production specialists Bigtank, have welcomed on board its second apprentice, Laurence Gray, following their first apprentice, Josh Parker, taking on a full-time role at the company.

Laurence, from Blackburn, will work with Bigtank, whilst undertaking his Digital Marketing Degree Apprenticeship at UCLAN. He previously studied at Blackburn College, an institution Bigtank has a strong partnership with, since they welcome numerous students on work experience from the college.

Previous Bigtank apprentice Josh Parker, pictured with Laurence, impressed the team so much, that he was offered a full-time role following completion of his apprenticeship.

Rob Hallam, Managing Director of Bigtank, said: “Welcoming another apprentice to the Bigtank team signifies our commitment to the local community and confidence in the apprenticeship scheme. I’m sure Laurence will excel with us, as well as in his studies at UCLAN. 

Laurence, added: “I’m really excited to be doing an apprenticeship with Bigtank. The work they do is varied and extremely relevant and this is a fantastic opportunity for me to begin my career in the media industry, learning on the job, whilst earning money.”

Rob continued: “At Bigtank, we create a wide range of engaging videos for our clients including Stephensons Solicitors, MK Illumination, Frank Recruitment Group and Totally Wicked. The video content may be case studies, animated videos, brand stories or a corporate videos but key for us is that the content not only looks great, it’s commercially effective. This exciting industry and our fun and effective way of working offers a fantastic learning environment for our apprentices.”

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