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Specialist Technician, Garment

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Can you imagine adding your skills to one of the foremost fashion courses in the world?

Working in our building at King’s Cross, you’ll support the learning and development of an exceptionally talented, diverse collection of Fashion Design students.

Expect non-traditional materials and techniques and a variety of learning approaches and backgrounds. There will be flashes of inspiration, some real genius at work, and exciting project deadlines all wrapped up in a creative, often hectic, fun environment.

This role provides a wonderful opportunity to work in the higher education sector, supporting an academic environment with technical skills and knowledge. Adding to the existing technical team, this role provides student facing technical support within the fashion studios, supporting academic delivery. Working within the college technical team and alongside academics the role will be instrumental in developing and improving our students’ ability to successfully understand and challenge the world around us.

You will be part of a technical team supporting garment production, manufacturing, pattern cutting and safe studio practice across the learning environment. This will include writing and delivering online and offline inductions, maintaining studios and specialist equipment, ordering and selling stock, first line maintenance and assisting other technical staff in their duties. A good knowledge of IT is essential, such as Microsoft Office (Word & Excel and Outlook) as well as Adobe. An adherence to Health & Safety safe working practices is also essential. 

You may on occasion be asked to work flexibly within the team to support student deadlines.

Why choose us?   

University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2021. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better a more sustainable world and championing race equality.

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance.

Your profile

We are looking for a creative, self-motivated person who’s great at communicating; good at multi-tasking and who can really empathise with the needs of the course and the students. You will have a relevant qualification in your area of specialism, HND, first degree in Fashion Design, garment technology or related field with some experience in garment construction, fabrication techniques/sample making. You will have an understanding of how a fashion studio operates, with good organisational skills and team working abilities.

You may have higher education experience but more importantly, you will be passionate about the subject and your ability to support the students’ learning experience. We would expect high levels of technical competence and a dedication to personal development in technical areas.

If you have any queries about this role, please contact CSM’s Resourcing Team on 0207 514 7885 or email [email protected]

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: 13 June 2022 23:55. 

UAL welcomes 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.

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