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Specialist Fashion Technician

Southampton, United Kingdom
£34,980 to £42,978 per annum
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Technical Support

Location:  Winchester School of Art
Salary:   £34,980 to £42,978 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 03 May 2024
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2676324FH

Winchester School of Art is proud to be one of the UK’s leading Art Schools and part of the world-renowned University of Southampton, a founder member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Our research-intensive environment and international student body provide a rich ground for interdisciplinary thinking and making.

About the role 

This role involves working with students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, primarily in the Fashion Design programme, with additional support to the E-Textiles Research Lab. You will be able to provide high quality technical delivery and support in the use and maintenance of specialist equipment, facilities and 3D digital construction software such as CLO3D. You will lead a technical team supporting garment construction, pattern cutting, production, manufacture and safe studio practice.

About you

You are a passionate and student-focused individual, innovative, with strong technical and organisational skills. Guiding students to reach their potential will be at the heart of what you do. You will have a strong knowledge and experience of industry level equipment and be up to date with technological advances in the area. An aptitude for problem solving and assisting students in realising their projects. You will be adept at effective communication to a diverse range of individuals from varying backgrounds and have knowledge and understanding of race, multiculturalism, and diversity.

What we can offer you

We offer some fantastic benefits including a generous leave package, a wide variety of on and off-campus arts and culture facilities and access to a range of staff discounts and offers at local shops, restaurants and service providers. You will also have access to our sports complex and Hartley Library based on our Highfield Campus.

As a University we aim to create an inclusive environment that attracts, supports and retains the best students and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences from across the world. 

We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We select candidates on the basis of merit and ability and aspire to thrive in the diversity of our workforce. We welcome applications from all candidates with an interest in the role, and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+ and people with disabilities. 

Flexible working hours would be considered for the right candidate.

Please submit a CV and Covering Letter with your application.

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