Printmaking Specialist Technician


London College of Communication
London College of Communication - Elephant and Castle
Part time

18 July 2018 23:55

8 August 2018
£20,191 - £24,797 (pro rata to £33,653 - £41,329)

This role is designed to support printmaking techniques including, but not limited to intaglio, relief printing and lithography, within one of the most established technical departments at the college. Working in the Print and Design Team, the role will support courses within the Design School including Foundation, BA Graphic Design, BA Illustration and MA Graphics. The day-to-day duties will include maintaining printmaking facilities, such as Etching Presses, Acid Booths, and Exposure Units.

As a teaching and learning technician the successful applicant will be expected to lead student inductions and workshops in printmaking disciplines and assist students with highly specialist techniques. The role will be positioned to support a range of students including one to one support and workshops.

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 across intaglio processes, including photo etching and photopolymer.  Some experience in lithography and relief printing is desirable. 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 or Zara Greisman, Staffing Administrators, or telephone: 020 7514 7985/6486

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).
At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.