16 December 2016

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Theme park and attractions photography company seeks software developers, agile practitioners and UX specialists to deliver next generation digital photography platform.

Picsolve, the pioneer behind photography solutions for theme parks and attractions, is expanding its office in Derby to host a brand new tech development division for 25 recruits. The expanded team will join a further 60 employees working on delivering innovative photo solutions for the leisure and entertainment industry.

Picsolve is already well-established, with over 2,500 employees across the world, capturing over 250 million photos a year for renowned partners such as Thorpe Park, Alton Towers and Madame Tussauds. Its offering includes award winning ‘Green Screen’, rollercoaster ride and specialist event photography at theme parks, water parks, tourist attractions and holiday resorts globally.

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Creating competition for established tech hubs, Derby is a burgeoning hot spot for technology innovation and we aim to take advantage of this local talent by moving our entire technology provision to the region. As a global leader in the attractions industry, Picsolve represents a fantastic opportunity for developers looking for an exciting challenge coupled with the stability of working for an established business.

Quote right CEO of Picsolve, Alan Wright

Despite a huge global presence with offices in Orlando, Hong Kong and Dubai, Picsolve has always maintained a prominent presence in the ‘tech city’ of Derby, in which 12% of the workforce are already employed within hi-tech roles. Tapping into a blossoming region that is booming with technology expertise and innovations, Picsolve is seeking the very best of tech talent to deliver a next generation platform that will help cement its market leadership position.

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We’re looking forward to welcoming our new employees at this very exciting time for the business. The leisure and attractions industry is experiencing a huge transformation, moving towards a more digitally-focused offering for tech-savvy visitors. With over 20 years of experience, Picsolve will be offering its new team members the opportunity to work on the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking developments in this industry.

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To support the new hires and its development, Picsolve’s Derby office will undergo a major expansion, extending across an entire floor and adding new facilities within its existing building in Pride Park.

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