Programme Director – Design Practice
Ravensbourne University London is exceptional. A world-class digital destination developing talented individuals and leading edge businesses though learning, skills, applied research, enterprise and innovation.
We are based at Greenwich Peninsula in an iconic building next to The O2. Our aim is to become a portal for talent across London driving growth in the knowledge economy and creative industries.
We are looking to strengthen our team with the following appointment:
JOB TITLE - Programme Director – Design Practice
Salary: £61,183 p.a. + benefits, based in SE London
Ravensbourne is looking for a Programme Director to lead, develop and manage the portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the Design Practice Department, ensuring that their direction, design and curriculum are fully aligned with Ravensbourne’s Strategy and Academic Plan and that they are innovative and responsive to industry needs. There will be an emphasis on collaboration, with our existing courses, as well as with our industry partners.
You will combine professional experience, credible academic knowledge and a strong understanding of current industry practice. You will bring the dynamism to inspire our students and staff, and the experience to facilitate a high quality learning environment. The leader we are seeking will have the knowledge, vision and industry contacts to build the department with the team and develop new opportunities in the relevant disciplines.
Currently the department consists of 6 undergraduate courses - Advertising and Branding, Product Design, Graphic Design, Motion Graphics, Illustration for Communication, User-Experience and User-Interface Design. The Design Practice department explores the intersection of creativity and technology across communication, experience, interaction and product design, informed by and informing the creative industries.
Closing date: Thursday 6th December 2018 at 2pm
Interviews: Monday 17th December 2018
For further details:
(t) 020 3040 3622
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