Specialist Technician: Digital Design and 3D Print (Digital Learning Lab)

Vacancy ID: 8761
Main Location: LCF - John Prince's St, London UK
Hours: 35
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £36,532 - £44,865 pa
Closing date: October 31, 2022 11:55 pm

The role

LCF's Digital Learning Labs are the premier digital spaces at LCF, University of the Arts London, with an ambitious vision to explore futures of digital for fashion. Working across academic, industry and student led agendas within the University, the Digital Learning Labs provide experimental environments to explore emerging futures of digital experience.

The role seeks to provide specialist technical skills for the Digital Learning Labs and associated areas to accommodate student flow within the Lab and to contribute and enhance student projects. The role critically seeks to appoint a candidate able to provide critical digital skills and design thinking in the form of student inductions, workshops and drop-in session to inspire and guide on the technical application of the evolving space of where digital collides with fashion.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries. 

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change.  In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history. 

If you have any queries about this role, you may contact the LCF Staffing Team at vacancies@fashion.arts.ac.uk   phone: 07730 900321.

Your Profile

We are seeking a specialist technician who is keen to extend our digital practice in technical areas by developing workshops across LCF.

You will live and breathe technology, pick up new tech applications quickly and be able to create new opportunities in the area to develop and enhance the student experience. Key skills may include but not be limited to areas of 3D software (Rhinoceros 3D), 3D Printing (FDM and acrylic resin) and a good understanding of 3D scanning and general management and approaches to projects involving 3D capture and design.

We are seeking a candidate who is able to work simultaneously across multiple projects and sites to help us build a network of technologies, technicians, experiments and ideas for students, staff and research fellows to interact with from within the Lab.

You will relish the opportunity to see students get to grips with a new technology and push it forward, you will be a confident presenter, able to inspire with your dictionary of technology experience, and you will question and work with our academic community to make the seemingly digitally impossible a reality for fashion.

Our remit is broad, and whilst we are seeking a candidate who specialises in one or more areas, we are searching for a hybrid technician who is excited about the possibilities of working in an experimental, and futures facing technical role for fashion.

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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