Technical Specialist in Immersive Media

Nottingham Trent University

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to become a Technical Specialist on the Immersive Media Technical Team, as we start to deliver a new ambition in emerging and immersive technologies across The School of Art & Design. NTU has recently made large investments in our new Design and Digital Art’s Building, including a Virtual Production Studio, Future Technology Suites and a Performance Capture Studio, which you will have a role in developing and shaping.

The Immersive Media Team also supports and delivers across the school in our Fashion, Textiles and Knitwear Design and our Fashion Management, Marketing and Communication Departments, delivering a range of new technologies currently being embraced by the Fashion Industry.

This is a great time to join a skilled team of practitioners who support a dynamic and exciting curriculum across Art & Design. You will take an active role in shaping and further enhancing the technical facilities and will work in partnership with the Technical Team Leaders, to deliver the strategic aims and ambitions of the departments and school.

You will contribute to a range of support and delivery in 3D & Immersive Technologies and will be able to offer the required knowledge and attributes as detailed in the attached person specification in one or more of the following areas:

  • 3D Software & Real-Time Game Engines.
  • 3D Volumetrics, Photogrammetry & 3D Scanning.
  • Projection Mapping and XR Live Events and Installations.
  • Performance & Motion Capture.
  • Virtual Reality/Mixed Reality

You will have an excellent understanding of technical practice, as well as knowledge of current trends and professional practice driving the exciting area of Immersive Technology.

For more details, please take a look at the role profile. We’ll still consider applications even if you don’t meet every single one of the requirements, so don’t be put off if you don’t match them perfectly.

About Us

Nottingham School of Art & Design is one of the world’s leading art and design schools; we have been influencing, inspiring and innovating for over 175 years. Constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, we’re a diverse community of artists, designers, and creatives at the heart of one of the UK’s most innovative cities.

Catalysts of change and new thinking, we nurture the best creative and digital talent. We give our students the freedom to take risks and express their creativity and individuality. We carry out bold, original and daring research. We believe in the power of connectivity, collaborating with creative minds around the globe and working with the creative sector to develop highly employable graduates. We bring different disciplines together to inspire our students to think beyond their passion and make a bigger impact, from sustainability to enterprise and social justice.

For any informal queries about the role or the team, please contact Adam Davies (Technical Project Manager) at adam.davies@ntu.ac.uk.

Join Us

Find out more about our technical community at NTU, including the support we offer to technicians at all stages of their careers at Technician’s Commitment | Nottingham Trent University

We also offer:

  • Between 25 and 35 days annual leave per year (dependent on grade) plus statutory bank holidays and 5 university closure days pro rata
  • Salary Sacrifice Retirement Savings Plan with life assurance and income protection. Available to colleagues who choose to opt out of the contractual pension scheme. Minimum colleague contributions of 0% matched with minimum NTU contributions of 8%.
  • Opportunity to receive a bonus for exceptional performance and contribution
  • Range of health and wellbeing services, voluntary benefits, discounts, and savings for all colleagues.
  • And a whole lot more

Come and be part of our success. Apply today.

Safe and Inclusive

At NTU, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our students and colleagues. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team.

Please note that unfortunately, this role has been assessed as ineligible for sponsorship under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system, upcoming immigration rules (4th April 2024) changes may impact on eligibility for sponsorship, we recommend that you assess your eligibility before applying for this position.

Visit https://www.gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa for more information. However, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route. Please consult the Home Office website for further information.

Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions.

To apply for this job, visit this link:
https://vacancies.ntu.ac.uk/Job/JobDetail?JobId=823

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