Dye Workshop Senior Technician

Part Time Job Share 21.25 hours per week

Salary: £19,450 per annum

Fixed Term contract to August 2022

Based in Covent Garden, London

The Royal Opera House Dye Workshop provides a fabric dyeing and printing service for making of costumes for the Royal Ballet and the Royal Opera. The small team works with a variety of modern and traditional dye and print techniques, materials, and finishes, working to consistently high standards and in a timely fashion.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Dye Workshop Technician to work on a part time Job Share basis. You must be able to demonstrate:

  • Professional experience in a dye workroom with a major producing theatre or venue, or comparable film/TV experience, a degree, apprenticeship or qualification in Textile/Fabric or Print/Dye/Design an advantage.
  • Knowledge of a good range of techniques associated with dying, digital printing, painting, spraying, and breaking down.
  • A good understanding of dyes and chemicals, especially in relation to the day to day management and control of dyes and harmful substances in accordance with COSHH regulations.
  • A knowledge of standard opera and ballet repertoire an advantage.
  • Good MS Office skills and confident user of software appropriate to the role such as Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator.
  • Strong awareness of and adherence to Health and Safety policy and best practice.

The Royal Opera House is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive. We welcome applications from those who are currently under represented in our workforce; in particular those who are ethnically diverse and/or disabled. As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential minimum criteria for our vacancies.

A full job description is available below. To apply, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on `Apply Now`. For queries please contact the HR Department at hr.recruitment@roh.org.uk You can also contact us if you have any access needs for making an application.

Closing date for applications: 8am, Monday 18th October 2021

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK. No agencies.

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