ATTENTION! This page was created by our trainees ;-)
Please note! This page was created by our trainees

Hi! We're Juline and Eike, the two trainees at the kartenmacherei. On this page we'd like to give you a brief impression of our everyday work, so that you can see what training at the kartenmacherei is like.

There's a strong feeling of solidarity here, thanks to the openness of all our colleagues and the relaxed working atmosphere within the entire team. If we have questions there's always someone there to help us. With every project we learn something new, which increasingly enables us to carry out our tasks on our own initiative.

Our tasks as trainees

There are currently two of us doing our training at the kartenmacherei. Juline as a media designer and Eike as an IT specialist. We have very different areas of responsibility and accordingly also work on different projects. However, we worked on one project together and had lots of fun. The result is the trainee page which you're looking at right now.

We started with the screen design and then thought about how we could create our page. After we had decided on the concept, the next stage was the development. Here I (Juline) was able to learn a lot from Eike, because he was familiar with the various programming languages such as HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.

My responsibilities as a media designer

These also include minor tasks. On the one hand this involves the creation of various print products or product graphics, and on the other hand advertising banners. If you look at the kartenmacherei shop, you'll notice that it consists of lots of banners and texts. These have to be designed and regularly updated. It's a great feeling to see your own designs live on the website.

My responsibilities as an IT specialist

IT specialists develop applications for the Internet. They test what they have programmed, identify any errors and then try to fix them. In addition they document their projects./n/nThe best thing about this job is that there is no typical working day, at least not when it comes to the details. There is always something new to learn, and you're always delighted when the code functions.

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