|New Media graduate Wynne Leung works at Corus Entertainment|
Designing a world of colour with technology is all in a day’s
work for a new media studies graduate.
After completing a two-week contract as a web
content manager at Corus Entertainment, Wynne Leung landed a full-time
job with the company, immersing herself in the Toronto media scene and
putting her multimedia skills to the test at one of Canada’s
most successful media entertainment companies.
Three years later, thriving in a career she says
is challenging and competitive, Leung is an interactive web designer.
She works with the production team to design and manage websites for
the company’s television networks, such as CMT Canada, YTV, W
Network, and Teletoon – to name a few television
“My job allows for a lot of creative
freedom and I’m constantly learning new things,” Leung
said. “I work with a talented group of designers at Corus
Entertainment, people who are eager to try new ideas and new ways of
doing things, especially related to the
As a graduate of the new media studies joint
program with the
“UTSC taught me how to think and
While taking courses at
“Working in groups was a great way to learn
how to be part of a team and a little friendly competition fueled
additional creativity,” she said.
Many of her school projects also helped build her
portfolio, which is an important showcase for employers who are considering your
resume, she adds.
“By attending events held by emerging
interactive businesses and networking with people in the field, I
really got involved and learned more about projects and trends in the
industry,” Leung said.
For now, Leung says she is happy designing web content, but she knows there is much more to learn in our constantly changing, technology-driven world.
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