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United States International University - Africa   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Animation Technician

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Media, communications, languages
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of the Journalism Program, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical and academic support for students and faculty in their projects.


  1. Provides technical and academic support for BA Animation students and faculty.
  2. Researching and tracking technologies related to Animation.
  3. Demonstrates to students the safe and appropriate use and application of equipment, tools, materials, techniques and processes.
  4. Conducts needs analysis with chair and departmental faculty on department capital purchases, renovations, and policies.
  5. Coordinates with IT in troubleshooting software and system issues, obtaining software licenses and supplies for the BA Animation program.
  6. Documents and archives student work, coordinating with faculty, Program Director and Dean.
  7. Perform or outsource hardware repairs such as camera and lighting equipment;
  8. Prepares and configures BA Animation classrooms prior to each semester. Works with IT to create software loads for computers.
  9. Researches & collaborates on capital budget requests with Department Chair.
  10. Maintains and monitors equipment, systems, and supplies in animation studios and computer labs.
  11. Organizes and assists in departmental exhibitions and events, including the Senior Exhibition, student shows, and animation festivals to increase the exposure of the BA Animation program on campus, regionally, and internationally.
  12. Builds and cultivates both internal and external online web presence for the department; creates documentation.
  13. Ability to assess, organize and troubleshoot a larger variety of software and hardware
  14. Creating a system for equipment checkout to students and faculty

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Media, communications, languages
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Animation; Film and video production; Equipment and tool maintenance; Troubleshooting; Research planning; Technical support
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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United States International University - Africa

Education, academicCompany size: 100-500 people

United States International University - Africa, also known as USIU Africa, is a private university in Kenya, the largest economy in the East African Community. It is one of the best universities in Africa. It is accredited by the Commission for Higher Education (CHE) in Kenya.

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