Course Leader: BA Graphic Branding and Identity


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

9 July 2020 23:55

28 July 2020
£46,423 - £55,932

The Design School is looking to recruit a Course Leader for the BA Graphic Branding and Identity course.

The course explores how brands are created and visually communicated through a design process. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is committed to developing a creative curriculum for graduates entering branding industry. The position invites applicants who are keen to facilitate students’ learning to develop innovative approaches to graphic branding and challenge the boundaries of the creative industries.

As Course Leader you will be responsible to the Programme Director for the academic leadership and management of the BA. This includes maintenance and enhancement of standards; responsibility for the design, development and delivery of the curriculum; management of learning, teaching and assessment of students, including resources allocation. You will bring research and/or industry and teaching experience at undergraduate level.

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.

We are looking for an individual with a qualification at undergraduate and postgraduate level relevant to graphic branding or graphic design. You will have knowledge of delivering innovative projects in industry and/or academic environment and experience of a range of graphic and branding specialist skills and processes. You will also have comprehensive working knowledge of creative pedagogies and course development. 

As an academic, previous teaching experience at undergraduate level is essential in addition to professional practice in visual communication with focus on graphic design or branding. You should also demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of design principles, social justice, emerging technologies, the creative and cultural industries and the global social, cultural, environmental, political and economic forces that are transforming the design discipline. Previous leadership and academic management experience is desirable.

The successful candidate should possess effective interpersonal skills and be a student-centred teacher focused on promoting diversity and inclusivity, while demonstrating strong communication, management and organisational skills; We are looking for applicants who can build successful relationships and work collaboratively with colleagues and share their expertise.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator,

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.