Photography Specialist Technician T+L

University Of The Arts London – London College of Communication

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in design and media 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.

This role provides a wonderful opportunity to work in the education sector, delivering industry-focused skills and knowledge. Adding to the existing technical team, this role will support both analogue and digital innovation in photography and visual communication. 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.

The role: You will be part of a technical team supporting photography students and academics across the college, providing guidance and advice, delivering inductions and workshops in darkroom and film processes, studio use and camera and lighting techniques, ensuring students adhere to H&S and best practice. The role also encompasses the maintenance of facilities and equipment.

Your profile:

You will have an art school or photography background with an understanding of educational delivery, the ability to provide expertise and guidance across the range of photographic disciplines both analogue and digital, and the ability to diagnose and resolve technical issues to ensure students and academics are able to achieve intended learning outcomes through the execution of work.  We are looking for a creative, self-motivated person who can also contribute to the strategic technological development of the department.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, or telephone: 020 7514 7985