Specialist Technician: 3D Workshops – 3D & Fabrication at University of the Arts London, Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon

March 15, 2024

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Job Description

We are looking for an experienced maker and teacher to work as a technician in the 3D Workshop at Wimbledon College of Arts, for an immediate start covering paternity leave.

This newly renovated workshop supports several courses around the disciplines of Theatre and Performance. The 3D workshop is a place for students to complete a variety of briefs in courses such as set design, puppetry, costume, etc.

Your role will involve collaborating with another technician to oversee operations and support students in the 3D Workshop. You’ll play a pivotal role, teaching and assisting students in utilising both traditional and digital techniques and tools effectively. There should be a focus on sharing knowledge with students with a goal to make the 3D resource as accessible as possible. Safety is key in this unique environment, and you’ll be required to engage in regular maintenance and share best practice with students.

About you
You’ll have a minimum of a BA degree in a Fine Art or Design discipline.

We are looking for someone with a diverse skill set across a variety of materials. Proficiency in handling vector and 3D files is required, while expertise in wood and metalwork would be advantageous. A friendly demeanour and a willingness to share knowledge generously are crucial attributes as we aim to inspire and support the emerging generation of artists and designers.

We are UAL
University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres. UAL also has two subsidiary companies, delivering specialist activities – UAL Short Courses Ltd, and UAL Arts Temps Ltd.

We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity.

We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world.

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Closing date: 27 March 2024 at 23:55.

If you’re shortlisted for interview, please prepare to show us up to 3 examples of your work that you feel demonstrate your skills as a maker and if relevant, a teacher of making.

Should you have any questions about the role, please contact Jonathan Armistead, Technical Operations Manager / j.c.armistead@camberwell.arts.ac.uk.

Should you have any questions about the application process, please contact Adrienne Marsh, Resourcing Advisor / jobs.ccw@arts.ac.uk.

Our culture
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.

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