Specialist Technician – 3D Visualisation

Vacancy ID: 8577
Main Location: CSM - King's Cross, London UK
Hours: 35
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £35,468.00 - £43,558.00
Closing date: August 18, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

CSM is a pioneering world leader in art and design education. With digital making technology constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. The digital technical resource provides technical support to a students from a range of subject areas that include, Graphic and Communication Design, Fashion, Fine Art, Architecture, Product Design, Curating and Criticism.

You will not only bring key skills in 3D Visualisation with you but will have the opportunity to develop new skills and experience across a wide range of technical workshops. This post is largely a flexible role and you will work to a structured roster over the course of the year.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2021. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better a more sustainable world and championing race equality.  

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance.  

If you wish to take a look around the Central Saint Martins (CSM) campus and ask any questions, we have arranged weekly tours on the following dates: 

Wed 17th Aug@2pm – meet at Central Saint Martins reception  

Fri 26th Aug@10am – meet at Central Saint Martins reception 

Wed 31st Aug@2pm – meet at Central Saint Martins reception 

Fri 9th Sept@10am –  meet at Central Saint Martins reception 

If you wish to book in for the tour, please email j.kilpatrick@csm.arts.ac.uk with your full name, and preferred date. 

Your Profile

We are looking for a creative, self-motivated person who can also contribute to the technological development of the department. You should have a qualification within the relevant area (ie Art and Design) or have industry experience in an area related to 3D digital making.

The successful applicant will have knowledge of the following 3D Visualisation:

– Workflows related to 3D, (VR, Animation, CAD) and the gaps in between these areas such as the use of Digital 3D in Fine Art and Fashion, or designing for the Metaverse for example (essential).

– Using key specialist software packages such as Cinema 4D, Blender, Maya, Adobe Substance (essential), or any other necessary tools.

Other Specialist knowledge of:

– 3D Animation, VR or CAD workflows (desirable)

– 3D Capture workflows, 3D scanning or photgrammetry (desirable)

– 3D Fabrication workflows (desirable)

UAL is committed to addressing the under-representation of staff from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, using our student profile as a reference point.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive salary and pension plus a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. If you have any queries about this role please contact CSM Resourcing Team 0207 514 7885 or email:jobenquiries@csm.arts.ac.uk.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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