Senior Technician (Animation and Visual Effects)
NAME OF POST: Senior Technician (Animation and Visual Effects)
COURSE/DEPARTMENT: Media and Performance / Animation / Ba (Hons) Animation and Visual Effects Design and Production
SALARY: £28,695 per annum
Full-time (37 hours per week), Permanent
Arts University Bournemouth is a leading professional arts university dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Offering courses in art, design, media and performance, we are passionate about our specialist subjects and dedicated both to education and the creative industries which we serve.
We require a specialist in their field, with proven experience, to provide technical leadership and vision to our Animation subject area, and to be instrumental in the start-up of our new BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production course.
The successful candidate must be conversant with Windows OS systems administration and have a thorough understanding of the implementation and maintenance of visual effects software, colour workflows/pipelines, rendering, playback and integration between software applications. Familiarity with animation production techniques and processes, and with Linux OS would be advantageous.
Working collaboratively with colleagues across the University and with industry partners, you will line manage a team of Technician Demonstrators supporting students’ live projects and learning, whilst assuming subject area responsibilities regarding health, safety and welfare. Experience of line management or team leadership is essential and knowledge of effective workplace health and safety is desirable.
Experienced in researching and developing strategies to ensure equipment and software remains aligned with industry, you will have excellent communication and organisational skills.
The University supports the continued professional development of its staff, and actively encourages training and qualifications aligned to the individual’s role.
In order to cover the provision of the work space to students, occasional evening and weekend working will be a requirement of this post.
For more information and to apply visit aub.ac.uk/recruitment
Closing Date: 6 September 2015
Interview Date: week commencing 28 September
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