Animation Specialist Technician


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

10 May 2021 23:55

£34,943 - £42,914

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team of technicians supporting students studying animation, VFX and VR.

You will develop workshops and provide professional technical expertise, guidance and advice in traditional and digital 2D animation, stop-motion animation, 3D animation and VFX techniques as part of the Digital Arts technical team at London College of Communication.

You will work with students in the Moving Image and Digital Arts programme, including BA and MA Animation, BA and MA Virtual Reality, MA VFX and MA 3D Computer Animation.

Drawing upon your extensive knowledge and experience, you will support student learning in subjects including but not limited to: using rostrum and multiplane cameras and lighting setups; using motion capture equipment and software; working with 2D and 3D animation software; and working with VFX software and pipelines, helping them to develop a broad range of increasingly essential technical skills.

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 a relevant qualification or equivalent experience, and extensive knowledge of animation and VFX technologies, processes and techniques. You will work with technicians and academics in the college to teach and support students of all skill levels and abilities and create an inclusive environment for student learning. You will be a creative and motivated individual who is able to work effectively as part of a team.

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

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. 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.