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Senior Technician (Graphic Design)

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Middlesex University London is recruiting for two exciting new Senior Technician positions in Arts and Creative Industries at our joint education institute in partnership with Minzu University of China (MUC) on the tropical island of Hainan, China.  

Middlesex University brings together over 38,000 students across campuses in London, Dubai and Mauritius, academics at the top of their game, and an international network of industry partners in our global community to learn, discover and innovate. The Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries has a long tradition of excellence in creative education and a dynamic alumni network of leaders shaping the future of the creative industries globally.  

Minzu University of China (MUC) is ranked first in China among universities for ethnic minority studies. MUC aims to be one of the best universities of its kind in the world for inheriting and promoting the cultures of all ethnic groups and is one of the most prestigious universities in China in ethnology, anthropology, ethnic economies, regional economics, religion studies, history, dance, and fine arts.  MUC has two long established campuses in Beijing (Haidian Campus and Fengtai Campus) and has created a beautiful new third Hainan campus in partnership with Middlesex University London to deliver joint degree programmes in Arts and Creative Industries programmes.

The Senior Technician (Graphics) will deliver technical expertise, guidance and specialised demonstrations to students and staff to enhance teaching, learning and research. The job holder will operate with a degree of autonomy within the parameters of the academic and research programmes and be accountable for core aspects of the overall running and the efficient operation of the graphic design and other assigned facilities.  

We are looking for an ambitious self-starter with advanced practical knowledge, proven and demonstrable skills in Adobe Creative Suite, User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX), and knowledge of digital and analogue printing methods, reprographic workflows / file preparation for print / PDF and digital photography production and post-production including scanning and retouching skills and experience relevant for BA and/or MA Visual Communication / Graphic Design and similar programmes.

The posts will be based in Hainan campus of the joint education institute. Hainan is a beautiful tropical province, consisting of Hainan Island and various smaller islands in the South China Sea, in the southernmost province of China.  

Candidates must be able to meet the Chinese visa requirements; Middlesex University will assist with obtaining a visa. Any offer of employment for this role is also conditional upon satisfactory clearance from DBS and obtaining a satisfactory basic DBS certificate. A satisfactory basic DBS certificate is required in order to obtain a visa and/or work permit to lawfully work in Hainan, China.



The successful candidates will receive:

  • An extremely competitive salary in the market
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Relocation allowance
  • Accommodation in China provided
  • Reimbursement of Visa application expenses  
  • Insurance
  • Return flights and airport pick-up


If you wish to apply for this post please click on “Apply”, uploading:  

  1. An up-to-date CV
  2. Your portfolio and/or any other supporting documents that you believe would be beneficial


Complete the selection criteria within the person specification on the application form

And add Contact details for three referees.

If you would welcome an informal chat about the role before applying, or any aspect of living and working in China, please contact Daniel Sosnowski by email providing your contact details.


We value diversity and strive to create a fairer, more equitable work environment for our staff and students.

We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff diversity networks, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

Middlesex is home to a diverse community of professionals. We are a bronze award holder of the Athena Swan Charter, a member of the Race Equality Charter, a Stonewall Top 100 employer and Gold award holder in 2023, and a Disability Confident Leader. We are committed to improving employment opportunities for underrepresented groups.

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Job Details

Faculty of Arts & Creative Industries

MU Services Ltd


Starting Salary
£32,982 to £38,205 per annum

Grade 6

Contract Type
Fixed Term - 36 months

Hours per Week

Date Posted
Wednesday 10 July 2024

Closing Date
Wednesday 31 July 2024


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