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Senior Technician – BA(Hons) Fashion Photography – Falmouth University


Falmouth University is changing the way Higher Education is delivered. Our “doing-it-for-real” ethos means that we are planning for the needs of the future economy, ensuring our students and staff have the skills they need to stay relevant in a changing world. For more than 100 years, Falmouth has been at the forefront of using creative thinking as a force for positive economic impact in Cornwall and beyond. Today, our courses represent the entirety of the creative industries, from art and design to gaming and film, while our post-graduate programmes and research and innovation are aligned to defined market needs in high-growth sectors.

As part of the Fashion and Textiles Institute at Falmouth, BA(Hons) Fashion Photography offers one of the most exciting industry-led undergraduate programs in the UK. It’s an exciting time within the department and we are now pleased to be recruiting for a Senior Technician with specialist and professional technical expertise in both editorial/advertising image-making to work alongside an internationally published teaching team whose work is seen in fashion publications, including Beauty Papers, Dazed, iD, Re-edition, Selfridges, The Face and Vogue Homme.

Our team believes that students must have a developed understanding of the many professional skill-sets involved in the production of successful fashion images and films. The successful candidate will have excellent knowledge, based on a thorough and up to date experiences of contemporary practices, to teach the core specialist techniques and technologies inherent in the capture, processing, production and post-production of both still and moving forms of image making.

We are seeking a candidate with excellent communication skills to transmit a range of relevant photographic and film-making technologies to support students in the development of their own visual voice. You will have current knowledge, based upon professional practices, to teach commercial studio and location photographic practices including video production, high-end retouching and compositing (to an advanced level), film-making (from capture, production, editing and grading). The candidate will have a natural sense of enquiry for emerging and contemporary forms of digital production.

We are looking for an individual who is ambitious, motivated and enthusiastic, with the ability to excite students through industry-linked initiatives, demonstrating a progressive and dynamic approach to teaching. The successful candidate will have the flexibility to work in different locations (in a range of settings and contexts) and will have a full, clean driving licence in order to make use of the course’s location vehicle.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of an industry leading academic and technical team and to contribute to the growth of a dynamic and expanding course.

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include generous holiday entitlements, contributory pension scheme, and training and development opportunities. Full details regarding employment benefits can be found on our careers site.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by Falmouth Staffing Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Falmouth University. Employees of Falmouth Staffing Ltd work alongside Falmouth University colleagues in delivery of Falmouth’s strategic vision, and will adopt Falmouth University’s HR policies and procedures in full.

£28,331 – £31,866 per annum, dependent upon experience
Permanent, Full Time

For more information and to apply click here.

Closing Date: Sunday 5 January 2020
Presentation & Interview Date: 22nd January 2020

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