Technician Fashion

Norwich University of the Arts

Technician: Fashion 0.6fte (28 hours per week for 36 weeks per year, Monday to Thursday 1.00pm to 9.00pm)

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is a successful and expanding specialist university, offering high-quality education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Our dynamic, contemporary and creative provision in arts, design, architecture and media is delivered from a unique campus in the heart of the City of Norwich. Teaching at NUA has long been recognised as being of the very highest standard, and this was recently confirmed with the University achieving a Gold Award against the metrics of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017. Graduate employability, curriculum relevance and creative practice are key factors in our acknowledged success and national profile.

The University is known for its distinctive research and innovation and is a leading contributor to the cultural and economic life of the city and country, and a distinctive, high-quality specialist university educating the future workforce for the creative industries.

In support of our continuing commitment to a high-quality student experience, we are seeking to recruit a member of technical support staff to join our successful fashion team. The Fashion Studios provide extensive specialist resources to support the creation and realisation of student work from the BA (Hons) and MA Fashion courses; the studios include professional sewing machines, over lockers, buttonholers, pressing equipment, high-quality mannequins and pattern cutting facilities. Reflecting and extending fashion industry trends, NUA’s course and workshop resources embrace emerging technologies and practices including relevant hardware and software.

The successful candidate will be a skilled, committed and dynamic Fashion Technician with proven professional experience of high-quality garment design, construction and manufacture in commercial or Higher Education environments. The person appointed will have an in-depth understanding of the rigorous requirements of studying fashion at undergraduate and post graduate levels with professional standard garment construction and creative pattern-cutting skills.

Experience and knowledge of maintaining equipment, organising and managing machinery and stock will be an advantage.

Application packs and further details for the above posts are available at www.nua.ac.uk/jobs email jobs@nua.ac.uk or telephone 01603 756243.

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