Specialist Technician – Video, Motion Capture and Projection

University of the Arts London

CSM is a pioneering world leader in art and design education. With Performance and digital technology 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. The Performance technical resource provides technical theatre support to a students from a range of subject areas that can include, Performance Design, Animation, Screen, Graphic and Communication Design, Fashion, Fine Art, Architecture, Spatial Practices, external events and visiting companies.

You will not only bring key skills in fundamental theatre technical practice including familiarity with rigging, lighting and sound, but you will have good professional applied experience in video, projection and multimedia theatre arts, including motion capture, show visualisation and control. You will also have the opportunity to develop new skills and experience across a wide range of technical workshops. This post is largely a flexible role and you will work to a structured roster over the course of the year.

If you wish to take a look around the Central Saint Martins (CSM) campus and ask any questions, we have arranged a tour on the following date:

2pm Wednesday 14 September 2022 – meet at Central Saint Martins reception.

If you wish to book in for the tour, please email j.kilpatrick@csm.arts.ac.uk with your full name and tour date.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2021. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better a more sustainable world and championing race equality.

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance.

UAL is committed to addressing the under-representation of staff from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, using our student profile as a reference point.

Your profile

We are looking for a creative, self-motivated person who can also contribute to the technological development of the department. You should have a qualification within the relevant area (ie Performance, Art and Design) or have industry experience in an area related to Performance and Theatre Multimedia production.

The successful applicant will have knowledge of:

  • LX lighting, sound, video, show control interfacing and programming, use of 3D and 2D in projection and projection mapping.
  • Using key specialist software packages such as Cinema 4D, Blender, Maya, Adobe Substance (desirable), Isadora or equivalent show control software (essential) or any other necessary tools.

Other Specialist knowledge of:

  • Animation, VR or CAD workflows (desirable)
  • Performance video streaming (desirable)

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive salary and pension plus a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

If you have any queries about this role please contact CSM Resourcing Team 0207 514 7876 or email:jobenquiries@csm.arts.ac.uk.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.