Creative Lives — “Factory work made me want to succeed in a creative career” Meet SB Studio’s head of digital, Stephen West

Posted 14 February 2018 Interview by Marianne Hanoun

Using his IT lessons to play around with Macromedia Flash, at fifteen years old, Stephen West was well on the way to a career in the digital realm. Going on to study interactive media design at Liverpool John Moores University, with a little encouragement from supportive tutors, he soon landed a training role at the BBC. Now as SB Studio's head of digital, while there's a certain administrative side to his role, the part that really excites him is getting the chance to research how new technology can enhance existing processes. Here, he reflects on the early part of his career, from battling self-doubt to pursuing a progressive and challenging career, while sharing his suggestions for those interested in doing the same. 

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