One Minute Mentor

One Minute Mentor is part of Digital Schoolhouse’s immersive careers education which seeks to connect young people with careers opportunities through unique and engaging content such as the annual esports tournament.

One Minute Mentor (OMM) is a careers resource which aims to inspire pupils with the breadth of roles available in the creative digital sector through punchy, digestible videos hosted on our YouTube channel. This resource features a library of one-minute videos created by industry professionals to educate aspiring pupils on careers pathways they might not have otherwise considered.

Who’s it for?



Teachers can use the One Minute Mentor library as a resource to inform students about the possible career paths in the video games and wider creative digital industries. With over 20 professionals sharing their wisdom and advice!



We’re looking for content that will inspire and engage young people who want to get involved in the creative digital industries. If you work in the video games, screen, or the wider creative industries, we want to hear from you!

How do I get involved?

If you're a professional working in the video games or creative digital sector, you can submit your One Minute Mentor video in two simple steps:

1. Record a video of yourself for up to one minute
2. Submit your volunteer form and video

Download the volunteer brief for more information

With your permission, we'll share your video on our YouTube channel for young people to access for free! 

Explore One Minute Mentor

Browse our library of One Minute Mentor videos here.

We've categorised our videos into the following

Commercial (sales, PR, marketing, recruitment).
Creative (game designers, artists, directors).
Production (game producers, project managers, coordinators).
Technical (game developers, programmers, directors).
Test & translations (QA testers, translators).
Esports roles (any role in the esports industry)


Explore jobs related to the commercial side of gaming, including Sales, Public Relations, marketing, recruitment and more! 

Senior partner marketer

Marketing Manager

partnerships lead

Head of operations & HR

PR & events manager

Head of communications


Comms & programme manager

Head of partnerships


Explore jobs related to the creative side of the games industry, including game design, artists, directors, and more!

Environment artist

Sound designer

Audio producer

Creative director

Art director

Curriculum content developer

Dialogue editor/ composer

Senior writer

Audio visual artist


Explore jobs related to the producing side of the games industry, including producers, project managers, and more!

Operations director

Associate producer

Executive assistant

Head of product management

Senior producer

Development manager

Senior operations manager

Programme coordinator

Games studio director


Explore jobs related to the technical side of the games industry, including engineers, game developers, tech developers, QA, analysts and more. 

Level designer


Research analyst

Graphic engine programmer

Embedded tester

Game play programmer

Level designer

Lead level designer

Principal game designer

Senior systems designer

Vehicle dynamics programmer

Games director

VFX artist

QA tester

Lead engine programmer


Explore jobs related to the esports side of the games industry, including journalists, team founders, analysts and more!

Video games/ esports lawyer

Esports journalist

Esports journalist/ podcaster

esports team founder

Esports editor

Junior content executive