17 Oct 2019

Part-Time Animator/Research Assistant

Queen Mary University of London – Posted by PatrickMullan London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Animator Motion Graphics Designer

This post offers a suitably trained and motivated individual an exciting opportunity to use design and animation skills for patient benefit.

Working closely with clinicians, the post-holder will research, develop and design animations that explain medical and surgical procedures to a multicultural audience. Animations have already been developed for cardiac procedures (www.explainmyprocedure.com) and the plan is now to expand this across medical and surgical specialties. The successful applicant will join a team of doctors and animators to help develop, design, and introduce a portfolio of animations to support patient understanding before consent.

The post is based within the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, a central London location at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, part of Queen Mary University of London. This is a leading medical and dental school that offers international levels of excellence in research and teaching. The post holder will also interact with clinicians Barts Health NHS Trust, one of the largest clinical facilities in Europe.

This is an exciting and unusual opportunity to create novel ways of communicating scientific and medical concepts through design and animation to produce media that will be immediately used in medical practice. There will also be an opportunity to learn cross-disciplinary skills in a leading research institute. Creativity, knowledge of design/animation software, excellent communication skills and an interest in medicine/science are essential requirements.

The post-holder will be skilled in graphic design, animation, ideally both 2-D and 3-D, and will work closely with medical practitioners across QMUL and Barts Health NHS Trust including David Wald, Professor of Cardiology who will lead the project. Please include a link to your showreel , if you have one , in your application.

The successful candidate will be appointed part-time for 1 year in the first instance. The salary will be pro rata in the range £30,445 – 34,764 (including London weighting). Working hours will usually be 9am to 5pm, although some flexibility may be required. The benefits package includes pro-rata 30 days annual leave plus 4 College closure days; a defined benefit pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries about this post can be made to David Wald on d.s.wald@qmul.ac.uk or 020 7882 6298.

Application enquiries should be directed to Charterhouse Square Recruitment at recruitment@qmul.ac.uk.

To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on https://webapps2.is.qmul.ac.uk/jobs/job.action?jobID=4745
and search for reference QMUL20378

The closing date for the applications is midnight (GMT) on Nov 17 2019.

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Job Categories: General. Job Types: Part-Time.

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