Motion Design Technician

The University of Southampton

Technical Support


Winchester School of Art


£28,929 to £33,348
per annum

Full Time Permanent

Closing Date:  

Thursday 18 May 2023

Interview Date:  

To be confirmed



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 Graphic Arts programme and MA Communication Design. You will be able to deliver technical teaching and support, both on campus and online, in the use of specialist equipment and facilities and core software such as Adobe After Effects, Maxon Cinema 4D and Side FX Houdini. A good working knowledge of Spark AR Studio, Python 3 Coding and VR and AR processes would be ideal. 

About you

You should be an effective communicator, innovative, with strong organisational and creative skills. Guiding students to reach their potential will be at the heart of what you do. We are looking for knowledge and experience of industry level software and equipment. 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 communicating to a diverse range of individuals from varying backgrounds and have specialist 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. 

The University of Southampton is a signatory of the Technician Commitment   and a partner affiliate of the National Technician Development Centre (NTDC) . We offer a wide range of opportunities for staff including networking, mentoring, training, professional registration and career development. We are committed to all our technical staff, recognising the broad range of skills they have in support of education, research and enterprise activities. By joining Southampton you will be part of a bigger technical community .

Further details:

Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or [email protected] quoting the job number.

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