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Specialist Technician: 2D/3D Digital Pattern Cutting (Learning and Teaching)

University Of The Arts London

Location: London
Salary: £35,468 to £43,558 pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th September 2021
Closes: 12th October 2021

This is a unique role working directly with undergraduate and postgraduate degree seeking students within our Digital Pattern Cutting facilities at London College of Fashion.

Providing one-to-one learning support on a daily basis, a high level of practical expertise with industry standard 2D and 3D digital pattern realisation software is required, together with a broad understanding of complimentary digital technology.

Specialist software experience may include, but is not limited to, Lectra Suite, Gerber Accumark and Optitex PDS in addition to design software such as Adobe Creative Suite. Candidates should feel comfortable preparing and delivering specialist technical workshops to groups of students with a wide range of abilities and skills, during supervised studio, taught sessions and online delivery.

Conversant with current social media platforms, the successful applicant will contribute to the curation, development and promotion of the Digital Pattern Cutting (CAD/CAM) department’s profile through appropriate social media.  

Why choose us? 

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change. In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history.

Your profile

We are looking for an engaged, enthusiastic and creative person to join our existing team of Technical Teaching & Learning staff, contributing to existing work to create and develop a world-class learning experience for our students. With a graduate degree, equivalent qualification or relevant experience, the successful candidate will have proven and demonstrable experience with a variety of industry standard equipment (hardware and software), content management systems and other web based solutions related to CAD/CAM for garment production.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work autonomously in a self-disciplined manner, whilst adhering to an extremely high standard of customer care, are essential characteristics for this role. The post holder should be highly proactive, well organised, command excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills while operating with a strong sense of teamwork and collaboration. Experience of teaching and learning within an HE role is also desirable. 

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Closing date: 12 October 2021 23:55.

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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