Printmaking Support Technician


London College of Communication
LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Full time

24 November 2020 23:55

10 December 2020
£29,358 - £35,839

This role is designed to support screenprinting, intaglio, and traditional print techniques within one of the most established technical departments at the college. Working in the Printmaking, Book Arts & Letterpress team, the role will support courses across the College, including BA/MA Graphic Media Design, and BA/MA Illustration and Visual Media. The day-to-day duties will include maintaining printmaking facilities such as screenprinting tables, etching presses, drying racks and other equipment found across the workshops.

As a support technician, the successful applicant will be expected to support specialist technical staff in preparing workshops and taught activities, and to support students in a one to one scenario. The successful applicant may also be given the opportunity to lead the occasional workshop for personal development.

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. With the communications sector 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. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including: journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

You will have gained experience from working with printmaking machinery and will have worked extensively in intaglio and screenprinting. The successful applicant will work alongside technicians and academics within the college to ensure students are trained in the safe, innovative and professional use of the College’s technical resources.

Above all we are looking for a motivated, creative 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.

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

Appointment to this role will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background to your offence(s).

UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. 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.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.