Specialist Technician (L&T) Light Engineering - motion & articulation


Wimbledon College of Arts
CCW - Merton Hall Road, London UK
Part time

25 November 2020 23:55

£34,943 - £42,914 pro rata pa

We’re looking a highly motivated and creative person to support our new technical theatre courses. Preferably you’ll have experience in motion model making and articulation, puppetry and special effects.  


You should be able to demonstrate light engineering skills and use of a wide range of workshop equipment and processes. A good Knowledge of electronics- use of stepper motors, servos, controllers etc, able to use Arduino, Raspberry pi programming and application in a creative context for motion control is highly desirable.  

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.


Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of so many creative industries. You’ll get to be a part of this future by transferring your specialist knowledge on to other keen creatives whilst developing your own skills.

Students are at the forefront of this role and some experience in teaching making skills at HE level is desirable. The role will be to provide specialist technical expertise, guidance and advice and to contribute to the delivery of teaching and learning activities within the 3D Workshops & Studios. Also assisting the configuration and development of the workspaces themselves as the courses grow. As well as familiarity with making, we are looking for someone with excellent communication and organizational skills and a good understanding of health and safety.  


In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.

If you have any queries about this role that are not covered in the documentation available, please contact Adrienne Marsh, Staffing Administrator jobs.ccw@arts.ac.uk

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.