Digital Design Technical Instructor

About us: The faculty of Environment and Technology’s Technical Services is group of enthusiastic technicians focused on support and instruction of a broad range of digital software skills.

You will provide specialist technical support, preparation of learning materials, front of class instruction, and one-to-one tuition to students across technical learning support areas, including, 2D and 3D CAD, BIM, Rendering, Visualisation and Graphic Design.  The role primarily supports students and staff in the Department of Architecture and the Built Environment, with a focus on Architecture and Product Design.

About you: This role requires a high competency of skills and industry / professional experience in the use of specialist software packages; including, Autodesk AutoCAD and Revit, SketchUp, Rhino3D.  Experience of digital hardware such as 3D printers, VR/AR, document scanners, and large format plotters will also be beneficial.

You will have experience of working in a technical environment in Higher Education and/or have broad based experience in a digital design environment.  You should have experience of demonstration and instruction in a technical / professional environment.  You must be able to communicate clearly and manage your own time well in a busy environment. You should have a degree, technical qualification or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline.

We require applicants to submit as part of your application a 5 page (maximum) portfolio of key pieces of your work to demonstrate your technical, creative and aesthetic abilities.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus. 

Why UWE Bristol?

We are an ambitious and values led university.

In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 27 days pro rata
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • hybrid working
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.
  • Retail savings via the Wider Wallet scheme
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme 

Further information:

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Patrick Thornhill on 0117 328 1314 or email: [email protected] or contact Chloe Tyler on 011732 81338 or email: [email protected].

This is a permanent, full-time post, working 37 hours per week.

This post is available on a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part time.

The University’s normal practice is that new appointments will be made at the starting point of the grade.

Proud to be part of a vibrant, multicultural city that celebrates diversity, we’re always on the lookout for talented people from all backgrounds to join us. Our people are our strength, and diversity enhances our creativity and leads to better decision-making and problem-solving.

This post does not qualify for sponsorship under the current UK Visas and Immigration Tier 2 points-based system therefore we would not be able to obtain a tier 2 Biometric Residence Permit and would be unable to sponsor anyone who does not have their own right to work in the UK.

Please refer to the Home Office Right to Work Checklist which provides details of which documents are acceptable. Should you be shortlisted you will be asked to bring your right to work documents with you to your interview so they can be copied and verified at that stage.