This is an exciting opportunity to join our technical team, leading the Media cluster. The Media technical resource will provide film and video, sound, animation, multimedia performance and technical production support to students from a broad range of subject areas that can include, Fine Art, Performance Screen, Character Animation, Graphic and Communication Design, Fashion, Performance Design, Spatial Practices, external events and visiting companies.
Strong technical operational delivery is important. But what will make the difference is how you work with people and balance the needs of the academic programmes with the technical resources available, forging collaborative relationships between academic and technical colleagues to ensure the best possible student experience. A solid technical background will be crucial as will experience of managing shared technical resources such as Film and Video studio production hardware, health and safety, technical inductions.
You will provide specialist technical coordination responsible for the Media technical cluster including team line management of Specialist and Support Technicians. You will oversee and lead on the delivery of workshops, contribute expertise and coordinate technical support for sound, camera, animation and performance capture related subjects.
Your role will encompass communicating with stakeholders, acting as a lead point of contact for Media technical support, and ensuring access to up-to-date and accurate information for students, academics, fellow technicians and other university staff.
We need someone who is a good communicator, able to explain complex information clearly, and with experience of leading technical and operational delivery gained through working in creative industries and/or higher education. You should have a strong holistic knowledge of creative video, multimedia and animation production and will be enthusiastic about imparting that knowledge to students, meeting the evolving challenge of multimedia, film, video, animation and performance content production in screen, installation and live performance contexts.
You will also possess knowledge of techniques used for video and sound production for filmmaking and performance making practices, including software and hardware operations, microphone techniques, lighting, audio and video editing and post-production. You will also be proficient in some of the relevant Adobe software.
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University of the Arts London (UAL) 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 and 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.
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Closing date: 23:55, 15th June 2023.
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