Technical Specialist – Animation

  • By York St John University
  • 14994 PA - 16845 PA
  • York
  • Permanent

Part Time (22 hours per week), Permanent role

Salary is £25,217 to £28,331 per annum (£14,994 to £16,845 pro rata)

Location: York

The School of Art, Design and Computer Science is a creative and vibrant community providing exciting opportunities for students to explore their subject and achieve their potential. We are seeking a motivated and experienced individual to work alongside our Academic team to support students learning and understanding of the technical aspects of Animation production.

BA (Hons) Animation is situated within a collaborative programme suite. This shared focus on creation situates the programme at the leading edge of practice and provides opportunities for students to extend their work across  graphic design, animation, games design, product design, Interior Design and furniture design as well as collaborating with other disciplines across the School of Art, Design and Computer Science, and the wider University.

We are seeking to appoint a Technical Specialist to play a role in the teaching, learning, and development of Animation as well as contributing more widely across Art & Design. The successful applicant will have a passion for Animation, and have a strong technical knowledge and experience of animation production skills including traditional and digital 2D animation, Stop Motion and 3D animation pipelines. They will also have the drive and experience to enable students to develop as skilled, creative and critical practitioners.

For further information please contact Jonny Woolsey, Head of Specialist Technical Services on or 07534973655

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In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.

We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university.

As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Closing Date – Wednesday 16 October 2019 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date – Friday 25 October 2019

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