Technician: Games Developmen

University of Westminster
June 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:£39,236 - £44,617
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Technician: Games Development

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Salary £39,236 - £44,617 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Department/School Design, Creative and Digital Industries (DCDI)

Location Harrow

This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week.

The College of Design, Creative and Digital Industries (DCDI) at the University of Westminster is delighted to announce a new opportunity for a Games Developer. Our college is renowned for its innovative approach to integrating technology with creative disciplines.

As a Games Development Technician, you will be essential in supporting the technical needs of our games design programs. You will work closely with the Technical Team Leader and other technical staff to manage and support specialist software (e.g., Unity, Unreal), hardware, and computer labs, as well as conduct workshops and provide technical assistance to students and staff. Your role will support both new and existing courses across various disciplines.

You will guide students and staff in using game development tools, contributing to the enhancement of their projects and learning experiences. Whether working with a fashion student on a virtual runway or collaborating on a virtual production with film and lighting technicians, your expertise will be vital. You will ensure our facilities operate smoothly and safely, fostering a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment.

You are an experienced technician with a degree in Games Design, Creative Computing or a related field. You possess strong programming skills in languages such as C/C++, Java and JavaScript. Your background includes training users, maintaining safety standards, and working effectively within a multidisciplinary team. You are dedicated to continuous professional development and passionate about fostering an innovative and inclusive environment.

We offer a stimulating work environment where you can make a significant impact. You will work with advanced technology, participate in ongoing professional development and be part of a dynamic academic community. Join us as we invest in new technologies and expand our digital capabilities to support a wide range of creative disciplines.

If you are ready to contribute to the future of game development education and support interdisciplinary collaboration, apply now. At the University of Westminster, we prioritise diversity, inclusion, and equality of opportunity.

For further inquiries or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Head Technician Abid Qayum via [email protected].

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below.

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: midnight on 30 June 2024

Interviews are likely to be held on: 08 July 2024

Administrative contact (for queries only):[email protected]


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