Lecturer in Creative Communications


London College of Fashion
LCF - Curtain Road, London UK
Part time
School of Design and Technology

25 October 2020 23:55

10 November 2020
£38,694 - £46,423 pro rata pa

The Lecturer in Creative Communications role sits within the School of Design and Technology and is part of the Creative Direction Group, accountable to the Creative Director. 

The role undertakes teaching, project management, curriculum development and research in the area of creative communication.

The role will see you working across a wide variety of creative and practical courses within the School, supporting and developing student’s communication and presentation skills base, thinking and doing.

As a key member of the Creative Direction Group and as a lecturer across a number of diverse fashion courses you will educate students about the communication of their work, challenging the status quo looking for new and exciting ways to convey who they are and what they do.

From portfolio styles (digital and hand rendered), graphic design, layout, typography, social media, website design and more, you will be able to offer creative guidance and ideas suitable to each individual learners identity.

This exciting challenging role requires knowledge of past and current communication trends, channels and medias in order to create new methods for the future.

In addition, the role works with the Creative Director on new initiatives, events, publicity materials and events.

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.

The successful candidate will have an active profile / practice within creative communication, whether in the fashion / design industry, art scene or any other interrelated creative discipline.

The successful candidate must be fluent in Photoshop, In-Design and main moving image computer packages such as Premiere and after effects. Should have a sound knowledge of Website design/ building, graphic design, typography, layout and hands on film making experience.  Creatively and originally use social media tools to create and communicate through such as web, mobile and tablet apps and programmes.

As a skilled practitioner of communication tools (for example: drawing and art practices, digital tools such as Adobe in-design and Photoshop, furthermore social media, mobile creative apps, augmented reality, photography etc) you will be directional in how you use those tools, able to work up from the raw grass roots to more refined and finalized creative outputs.

You will have a well-connected profile that has plenty of diverse communication experience. Your profile will put impact and contemporary communication styles forefront to your working ethos and in this case your teachings. 

If you have any queries you may contact the LCF Staffing Team, email: vacancies@fashion.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.