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Specialist Technician – Photography

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Vacancy Id: 9320

College / Service: Central Saint Martins

Location: CSM - King's Cross, London UK

Salary: £36,532 - £44,865 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 16 February 2023 at 23:55

 

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The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Photography team. With studio photography and digital image processing 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 Photography technical resource provides studio photography, still-life, copy-stand, 3D capture and digital darkroom support to students from a range of subject areas that can include, Fashion Communication, Fashion Design, Jewellery, Graphic and Communication Design, Spatial Practices, Performance Design and Fine Art.

You will create and deliver workshops and provide technical support for digital photography, camera, photo post-production and studio related subjects. You will play an integral part of the technical team, contributing your experience in digital camera work, studio lighting, and the latest emerging and digital technologies. Your role will encompass professional applied experience in post-production for photographic image-making arts. You will also have the opportunity to develop new skills and experience across a wide range of technical workshops.

Your role will encompass communicating with stakeholders, timetabling, scheduling, supporting online bookings for resource users, acting as a effective point of contact, and ensuring access to up-to-date and accurate information for students, academics, fellow technicians and other university staff.

About you

We are looking for an experienced, adaptable, dynamic, self-motivated person. Ideally a creative individual with a passion for photography, studio practice and digital post-production, who will relish the challenge of supporting a diverse range of talented and renowned academics.

You will need to be a good communicator, able to explain complex information clearly. You will also be enthusiastic about imparting knowledge to students, and meeting the evolving challenge of image content production in both print and digital contexts.

You will have an excellent knowledge of techniques used for studio photography production for creative design practices, including software and hardware operations, camera techniques, image editing, colour grading and post-production. You will be proficient in the relevant Adobe software (Lightroom/Photoshop), Capture One, or equivalents.

If there are any aspects of the role that you may require training in, then this will be provided. CSM is committed to the personal development of its technical staff.

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 pension and 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 or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please email the CSM Resourcing Team on: 0207 514 7885 or email: jobenquiries@csm.arts.ac.uk.

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.

Our culture

We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential.

With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.

Vacancy Id: 9320

College / Service: Central Saint Martins

Location: CSM - King's Cross, London UK

Salary: £36,532 - £44,865 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 16 February 2023 at 23:55

 

Please read through our FAQs page before applying.
A full copy of the job advert along with other information (such as interviews date, hiring process etc) is available by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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