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Digital Print Tutor (job-share), Royal Academy of Arts

Description

As part of its provision, digital print has become a central aspect of the Royal Academy and RA Schools teaching and creative production over the last 20 years. Working with the students, the Digital Print Tutor will collaborate daily on the production and presentation of artworks that utilise digital print in all its various manifestations ranging from photographic to experimental and analogue approaches. Situated in the Epson suite, the Digital Print Tutor will work with large format Epson inkjet printers, scanners and Apple computer systems as part of the extended workshop team.

The role is part of an equal job share, comprising of two days per week term-time reducing to one day per week during vacation periods, with the successful candidate to start mid-September.

The successful candidate will be a strong clear communicator with a specialist knowledge of both the issues and languages of contemporary fine art practices, its related ambitions and an advanced understanding of the technical specifics of digital fine art printing. A knowledge of related hardware and software including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign are essential and experience of working with and maintaining of Epson printing technologies or similar is required. The Digital Print Tutor will also have a good understanding of the latest developments and future potentials of digital print equipment. An experience of working in an Art schools and/or gallery context and collaboration with students is highly desirable as is the ability to be able to instruct students and pass on knowledge through one-to-one tuition with confidence.

Closing date for applications:            28 July 2019 (midnight)

Interviews to be held:                        w/c 5 August 2019


How to apply

To apply for this position, candidates must complete an application form. For further information about this role, and to find our application form, visit our website at: www.royalacademy.org.uk/careers