Technician: Media (Creative Computer Science)

Norwich University of the Arts

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.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Media Technical Team in this new post at the University as it implements its launches Creative Computer Science and the first BSc course. The Media Workshop provides specialist resources to support creative programming, digital media creation and architecture. The resources include networked computer workshops, digital film, photography and sound studios, large format scanning, large format inkjet printing and 3D printing.

The successful candidate will have proven professional experience in creative computer sciences, ideally from a games development background and from a commercial or Higher education environment. The person appointed to the post will be able to work fluently with C++ and other languages to produce results with Unreal Engine 4 and Unity, able to debug problematic code and application failure, have hands-on experience of provisioning mobile devices on different platforms for app development, testing and publishing. The role requires strong abilities to set up and manage version control systems for both binary and text file formats.

Experience of preparing and delivering technical inductions to students or trainees will be an advantage in meeting the requirements of the role. The post holder will join a team operating busy workshop environments, taking individual and shared responsibility for the associated Health and Safety regulations, operating and maintaining a secure network environment, and COSHH regulations.

Interviews will be held on: Friday 1st September 2017

Application packs and further details for the above post are available at www.nua.ac.uk/jobs

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