Accessibility Project brief now live

Given that  the only idea that won both the public and the judges’ vote of the Edinburgh Festivals Ideas Challenge was related to accessibility, we’re delighted to announce that Festivals Edinburgh has just published a tender for a delivery partner to build a user-centred digital service targeted at attendees of the Edinburgh Festivals with accessibility needs. [...]

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Developer wanted for major festivals API project

festivalslab is recruiting a back-end developer to lead on the development of the Edinburgh Festivals’ first ever summer listings API initiative.  The opportunity comprises three main roles: 1. Development of the endpoint itself 2. Testing of a limited number of applications against a small number of testing conditions 3. Management of the live endpoint The total [...]

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Festivals Edinburgh recruiting Head of Marketing & Innovation

As you may know, all of the work here at festivalslab is part of Festivals Edinburgh, the strategic body that works for and with the twelve Edinburgh Festivals. The secret hero behind much of our work is Martin Reynolds who is the outgoing Head of Marketing for Festivals Edinburgh – Martin has done so much [...]

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Do you want to be our first geek-in-residence?

As mentioned last week, we are now looking for a so-called geek-in-residence to play an important part in the first year of the Lab and the application process for this role is now live. Full details are available here and online applications will be accepted until Monday August 16th. Thank you to katsommers for sharing [...]

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Geek-in-Residence: register your interest

The Geek-in-Residence is a playful term for an exciting new role as part of the Lab.  The geek will work with the festivals to identify innovation opportunities, build networks and develop projects.  It will be a part-time fixed-term contract and will suit a highly-networked individual with extensive and broad digital expertise and an interest in [...]

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