Creative Code Specialist Technician at the University of the Arts London


Company: University of the Arts London

Location: London
Type: Part-Time
Category: Creative Coder


Creative Code Specialist Technician
Permanent, part-time
Salary: £33,090 – £40,638 (£19,854 – £24,382 pro-rata)
College/Service: London College of Communication
Location: London College of Communication – Elephant and Castle

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.
The London College of Communication (LCC) is a world leader in media and design courses, preparing students for careers in the creative industries. From photography, film and animation, to sound arts and graphic, interactive and spatial design, we offer courses in a huge range of areas. Our outstanding technical provision is one of our USPs. Working with a highly talented group of technicians, you will help to develop these exceptional services even further.
This new role provides a wonderful opportunity to work in the education sector delivering industry-focused skills and knowledge. Adding to the existing technical team, this role will provide specialist technical support in the area of programming. Working within the college technical team and alongside academics the role will be instrumental in developing and improving our student’s ability to successfully understand and challenge the world around us.

The Role:
This is a unique role within the Prototype, Image and Code Technical Team will support the use of programming within a variety of courses across the college. The role will include developing and leading inductions/workshops, supporting students with projects and exhibitions and working with academics to enhance the use and understanding of programming in an art and design context. It will involve collaborating with technicians and academics from around the college in order to deliver the best support and experience for the students and enabling them to achieve their goals and express themselves.

Your Profile:
You will have experience using a variety of programming languages, platforms, tools and techniques within industry, education or creative practice. It is essential that you have an understanding of programming applied in a variety of problem domains such as development of interfaces, visualisations, games, installations, networked and mobile software. The successful applicant will work with technicians and academics within the college to ensure students are trained in the innovative and pragmatic use of programming skills to realise projects and prototypes for interactive, audio, visual and kinetic experiences.

Above all we are looking for a creative and motivated individual who can add to a growing and increasingly important team at the college. We would expect high levels of technical competence and a dedication to personal development in technical areas.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, or telephone: 020 7514 7985.

Closing date: 25 October 2016, 23:55pm.

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