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Specialist Technician (Learning and Teaching) Knit Stoll
This is an exciting opportunity for a fashion/textile knit professional to work with highly creative and inventive students in an exciting environment, where you will be nurturing the talents of future designers and passing on your own expertise and knowledge to a new generation.
Our workshop is open to both BA and MA Fashion and Textiles students with varying levels of experience and skills, making this a particularly demanding but rewarding role.
You will help them realise their designs by supporting them in the safe use of equipment, demonstrating and doing techniques and processes using: The Stoll machine and assisting when necessary in the domestic knit department.
Why choose us?
University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.
London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.
Ideally a Fashion/Textile knit graduate with an industry, teaching or technical background, you will have a sound grasp of Stoll and Dubied Knitting machines and techniques.
Experience of Stoll machine maintenance, excellent problem-solving skills and a high level of health and safety awareness will be vital and an interest in domestic and hand knitting would be an asset.
Yarn and material knowledge is key and advising students on yarn suppliers and manufacturing agencies.
The applicant is required to be an excellent communicator with excellent M1 programming and digital competencies. The applicant must have the appropriate CAD skills to produce digital learning manuals and to assist students to be file ready M1 programmers where necessary.