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Fashion Technician – Faculty of Communication & Design (FCAD)

Employer
Universities of Canada in Egypt
Location
New Administrative Capital City

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Professional Fields, Communication & Journalism
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Fashion Technician

Overall Purpose of the Job:

The Faculty of Communication & Design (FCAD) Fashion Technician operates, maintains and ensures the security and functionality of equipment and facilities relating to the pattern cutting, design, and sewing labs as well as the fashion cage. He/She provides technical support to students and faculty by demonstrating and advising on the safe use of the facility and equipment. He/She assists with special event activities and projects. Assists with the organization and facilitation of Fashion events for the faculty of communication & design.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties below may be assigned as needed, additional responsibilities and backup support of a comparable nature may be required

  • Provides technical guidance, assistance, and support to students and faculty
  • Provides daily technical support and advice to faculty, staff, and students in the use of equipment and software in the computer labs and drawing/design studio labs; addresses any hardware, software, printing, and imaging concerns.
  • Provides audio-visual support & recording for classroom teachings and demonstrations.
  • Troubleshoots equipment problems as required; liaise with Operations Director to ensure equipment and facilities are in good working order.
  • Provides training for lab equipment for Fashion students.
  • Coordinates special events, including classroom presentations and panels.
  • Coordinates and contacts models for illustration classes.

  • Monitors and maintains the department’s specialized equipment and labs
  • Maintains laboratory equipment and facilities to ensure the teaching labs and related equipment are operating safely and efficiently.
  • Performs troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, repairs, and inspections of equipment, and initiates repair by external sources as required.
  • Coordinate with Media production facilities on needs for shooting spaces and photography equipment
  • Advises on equipment and supplies purchases for the fashion program keeping in mind the School’s guiding principles (decolonization, inclusion, sustainability).
  • Inspects fashion lab areas and identifies and reports safety, security, and operational violations; maintains a complete record of problems, conflicts, and incidents; communicates with Security regarding matters of access enforcement and physical plan difficulties.
  • Develops and updates user guides, instructional manuals, and/or handouts for equipment and procedures.

  • Participates in the technical planning of equipment and facilities
  • Provides a quarterly report on the status quo for equipment and supply needs and functionality and upgrading/replacement needs.
  • Assist in the planning of layouts and future needs of the equipment.
  • Determines inventory levels for the fashion program

  • Performs administrative and other related duties
  • Provides technical assistance and organizational support with special events (e.g. 4th-year jury presentations) competitions (e.g. Apparel) and other activities at the school and off-site.
  • Provides access and addresses operational requirements with any internal shared facilities within FCAD facilities.
  • Liaise with suppliers and vendors for operational supplies to provide and determine the most appropriate quote for operational supplies for students in a timely manner.

Job specifications:

  • Completion of a post-secondary diploma program in the related field.
  • A minimum of three (3) years experience using computing systems applicable to the Fashion industry.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of a wide variety of computer systems, hardware, and software pertaining to the Fashion program.
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of design equipment and industrial design equipment
  • Knowledge of materials, construction, complete garment design process (from conception to execution)
  • Knowledge of digital textile printing and textile and fashion applications for laser etching/cutting.
  • Knowledge of the complete digital fabrication lifecycle and integration of CAD Gerber systems and body scanning, 3D digitization, plotting, 3D filament, and resin-based printing, and Web PDM technologies.

If you are interested, please send your CV with the job title in the subject line on [email protected]

Organization

A Canadian campus hosting top Canadian universities with futuristic programs. The Universities of Canada in Egypt promotes an all-around active and diverse student life. It is the first International Branch Campus in the New Administrative Capital. All programs hosted mirror a blend of international experiences, tutors, and cultures. The Universities of Canada in Egypt encourages an entrepreneurial and innovative mindset through experiential learning, state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technology.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
+201224654446
Location
New Administrative Capital City, Plot No. (X1-05)
Cairo
New Administrative Capital
01234
Egypt
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