Job offer in england Technician (Filmmaking, Video & Sound) at Nottingham Trent University

NTU is a great place to work.  We take care of our staff with flexible packages, career progression and opportunities. We value all our staff because we know that it takes a strong and diverse workforce to maintain the kind of success we have achieved. 

Our award-winning research attracts international acclaim and we are proud of our strategic partnerships.  This is all down to the ability of our people to shape, create and innovate, wherever they work with us.

2017 has been a year full of prizes, publicity and recognition for the NTU community, culminating in our receipt of the prestigious University of the Year award. Along the way, we’ve recorded some of the highest student satisfaction levels in the country in the 2017 National Student Survey, and achieved the TEF gold standard for the quality of our teaching. We are also extremely proud to have been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

Our rise up the league tables, alongside a number of prestigious national awards, demonstrate the potential that creating and forging excellent partnerships while harnessing the talents of all our people, can bring. Join us in our mission to become a university of the future and take your career to the next level too.

The School of Art and Design are looking for a highly motivated Technician with an in-depth understanding of professional cameras used for filmmaking. Experience of using Super 35mm video cameras and DSLR models is essential, together with a good working knowledge of lighting & sound recording techniques. You will have expertise in using creative software across Mac & PC platforms and be confident to support staff/student work development in a busy Art & Design department.  

Excellent communication skills are critical, with good organisation and a flexible approach. You will need to be adaptable and work effectively in a changing environment, advising students of varying abilities on equipment selection as well as providing support for demonstrations of filming & editing techniques in classes, studio work and location shoots.

You will be able to contribute to the development of new technical resource areas, help support existing technical facilities including the online booking system and also undertake basic maintenance of equipment when required.

Proficiency in stills photography, studio lighting workflows and experience of working in Higher Education would also be an advantage.

We expect that you possess a desire and ability to keep your skills and expertise up-to-date as well as a willingness to support research / new learning activities.

Closing date – 19 August 2018

Interview date – w/c 10 September 2018

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact

Owen Baxter, Technical Team Leader, on +44 (0115) 848 6885 or via email

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