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Electronic R&D Technician for Haroon Mirza

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16 June 2017

Electronic R&D Technician
Salary £20,000 - £25,000 pro rata dependent on skill and experience.

3-5 days a week

Position overview:
 
The role of the Electronic R&D Technician will be to support artist, Haroon Mirza in the making of his works. You will be heavily involved in the fabrication of bespoke media devices. This includes the general R&D related to each specific project, programming and the design and assembly of PCBs.  A large part of the role will be electronic problem solving and providing technical solutions.

Other responsibilities will include the handling, condition checking and installation of artworks in various contexts. You will also be responsible for the restoration of existing works and drawing up technical manuals for each new work, ordering equipment and materials to aid fabrication and general tech support in the studio. This role is based in London, however frequent travelling is required to install works internationally.
 
What we’re looking for:
 
•    Expertise in programming and working with platforms such as Arduino and Raspberry PI.
•    Excellent knowledge of programming languages such as Python, C++ and java.
•    Excellent knowledge and experience of designing and assembling PCBs.
•    Comprehensive knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Premiere.
•    Confidence in working with budgets and sourcing cost-effective materials.
•    Confidence in communicating with a small team, as well as freelancers and professionals from international galleries and organisations.
•    Knowledge of IT and networking.
•    Knowledge of sound engineering.
•    Experience with packing, unpacking and installation of art works in studio and gallery contexts.

How to apply:
Please email a 1 page covering letter and maximum 2 page CV to Alice Hackney: alice@hrm199.com by Friday 16th June 2017.

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