We are currently looking for a part time Painting and Drawing Teacher for our evening and weekend classes and that can also join our creative team in the Art Courses department.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please send us (info@sunnyartcentre.co.uk) a copy of your CV along with a digital version of your portfolio with images/photos of your work IN THE CV (mandatory AND NOT TO BE INCLUDED ON A SEPARATE FILE) or the application will not be accepted.

Your work must show your abilities with both drawing and painting techniques. Please bear in mind that due to the high volume of applications we can only contact successful candidates.

Who Are You?

The ideal candidate must have knowledge about fine art techniques in the academic tradition. You will be responsible for teaching some of our weekly art courses. In particular:

  • We are looking for a passionate teacher that will provide excellent guidelines in applying techniques and materials.
  • The teacher must posses patience and willingness to deal with both young (children or teens) and adult students from different backgrounds and with different levels of skill
  • The ideal candidate should have some previous experience in teaching drawing and painting and should have a strong portfolio.
  • The candidate is required to have an artistic academic background, with an excellent understanding of techniques and the use of oil paint, acrylics, watercolours and charcoal.
  • The candidate will be able to recognise the needs and skill levels of each student and adapt their tuition accordingly.
  • You have an understanding of human anatomy for life drawing lessons.

Hours

You will work 2 to 3 days a week delivering on-site art courses (usually for 4 hours a day). Our weekday classes are held between 4-6pm and 6:30-8:30pm. If you prefer working on a weekend day (e.g. sunday) you can deliver 3 classes starting with our 10am-12pm, 13-15pm, and 15:30-17:30pm lessons.

Therefore, the hours for our on-site classes are flexible as we have classes during late afternoon and early evening as well as weekends throughout the whole week. This means that you will be able to purse your other commitments outside of the centre. The on site classes have maximum 10 students.

You will work on a probation period for 2 months. After this time, you can choose to continue with the same working hours as a freelancer or consider the opportunity to work more hours by having one-to-one students.

Pay Rate and Benefits

  • The pay rate is of £15 per hour for our on-site classes.
  • Opportunity for teacher to exhibit their work in the gallery and feature on our website/ social media.

About Sunny Art Centre

The Sunny Art Centre is a leading art institution located on the historically rich Gray’s Inn Road, one of the busiest high streets in the heart of London. The history of this location is particularly important to the identity and standards which the gallery unwaveringly aspires to. The Honorable Society of Gray’s Inn dates back to 1370 and was also home to Sir Francis Bacon as well as being where Shakespeare first performed his plays.

Sunny Art Centre organises art exhibitions with creatives from all over the world.The Sunny Art Prize and the London Pop Up Art Fair provide artists with international platforms to showcase their talent. Furthermore, the Centre’s Art Courses offer both art lovers and art students the chance to learn from world-leading tutors trained in the best art academies.

Job Description

We are looking for a freelance Full Stack developer that can join our in-house creative team at the Sunny Art Centre. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining our e-commerce website using the existing architecture. You will also be responsible for implementing new designs, taking care of both the front and back ends.

You will be maintaining the existing plug-ins and incorporate new ones to improve upon the exiting functions offered by the website. Your minimalist coding will ensure that you will keep the website tidy from bugs and errors. You will also ensure that the website, its plug-ins, and the infrastructure are always up to date. This includes analytical tools, ads and marketing integrations, databases, servers and APIs.

What Are Your Strengths?

  • Advanced WordPress skills (as well as with compatible Plugins)
  • HTML5/CSSs
  • Javascripts
  • APIs
  • Web server setup and architecture
  • Marketing integration
  • SVGs and XML
  • Experience handling front and back ends of websites
  • Databases and servers integration

Who Are You?

  • Someone who takes special care when it comes to browser support.
  • Responsiveness across devices is key in your effort to establish a user-friendly interface that meets the customer's requirements on different devices.
  • You enjoy keeping up with the latest web standards and cutting-edge research about innovative web solutions.

Pay

Hours are part-time, 2 days a week between 9am-6pm. The position is strictly in-house. We will not accept requests to work remotely.

The current pay is based on an hourly rate of £20.

How to Apply

If you think you are the ideal candidate, please apply by email (info@sunnyartcentre.co.uk) with your CV AND a digital portfolio of previous web commissions which can demonstrate your command of the requirements here above.

  • (CVs without examples of previous work WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED, therefore ensure that you include links in either the indeed cover letter section or within your CV).

How to Apply

If you think you are the ideal candidate, please apply by email (info@sunnyartcentre.co.uk) with your CV with a link to your website or online portfolio of edited work and on-video animations.

The Position

We are looking for a freelance post production video editor to join our team on a regular basis. The main position will encompass the creation of our online art courses as arranged with our team of tutors and designer. Occasionally, the candidate will also need to edit new video-advertisements, documentaries, and art videos.

You will join our creative team and will focus mainly on editing quality footage and apply animations during post production. An ability to create animations is therefore essential.

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone wishing to work in an arts environment. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of editing experience for the creative industry. Moreover, the candidate must have knowledge and experience with the following:

  • Sony and Canon cameras, lenses and footage settings.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Efficient in editing in post production.
  • Ability to create overlay animations with after effects or similar software.

We will provide all the shooting hardware alongside new state of the art equipment but we currently have not editing software as we understand videographers usually prefer to work on their computer and preferred editing software.

Pay

Please note that the position requires a minimum in-house commitment of 2 to 3 days per week in order to work with our in-house team of creatives (we do not accept remote work or agency proposals).

The pay is £10 per hour. Hours may very every week depending on the amount of work that needs to be done and a timetable is usually arranged prior to the beginning of any project.

We will email only the successful candidates. Therefore, if you do not hear from us within 3 working days, please assume your application may have been considered as unsuccessful.

About Sunny Art Centre

The Sunny Art Centre is a leading art institution located on the historically rich Gray’s Inn Road, one of the busiest high streets in the heart of London. The history of this location is particularly important to the identity and standards which the gallery unwaveringly aspires to. The Honorable Society of Gray’s Inn dates back to 1370 and was also home to Sir Francis Bacon as well as being where Shakespeare first performed his plays.

Sunny Art Centre organises art exhibitions with creatives from all over the world. The Sunny Art Prize and the London Pop Up Art Fair provide artists with international platforms to showcase their talent. Furthermore, the Centre’s Art Courses offer both art lovers and art students the chance to learn from world-leading tutors trained in the best art academies.

How to Apply

If you think you are the ideal candidate, please apply by email (info@sunnyartcentre.co.uk) with your CV (an optional cover letter is recommended).

We are looking for a PR & Marketing officer that will join our in-house marketing team. This is an extraordinary opportunity for PR & Marketing development by working on a wide and engaging array of duties.

Who Are We Looking For?

You have experience in handling public relations and marketing objectives and have at least an undergraduate degree in PR, marketing or relevant subject. You are an excellent communicator, both in written and oral formats.

Main Duties

  • planning, developing and implementing PR strategies
  • communicating & reporting strategies to our business development manager
  • liaising with media, individuals and other organisations, via telephone and email
  • researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media, writing and editing articles, speeches and monthly reports
  • managing and updating information and engaging with users on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook
  • sourcing and working on sponsorship opportunities with our team
  • developing market research
  • managing the PR aspect of a potential crisis situation
 
Hours
The position is part-time, 3 days a week (these are flexible and can be agreed in advance) from 10am to 6pm (with a lunch break between 12-13pm), with a probation period of 3 months.
 
About Sunny Art Centre

Sunny Art Centre has been setting the standards for the art industry with paramount expertise in exceptional works of art, art collecting, and art education. Through unparalleled market initiatives connecting the art world on a global scale, the Centre leads the global art market fostering the ambitions of both artists and collectors alike.

How to Apply

If you think you are the ideal candidate for the below, please apply with your CV which must include a digital portfolio of previous commissions (CVs WITHOUT A PORTFOLIO WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED). This can be a link to your online portfolio/website as well.

The Position

We are looking for a graphic designer to join our creative team at Sunny Art Centre for starting as soon as possible to work on a number of projects for the Sunny Art Prize 2019, 2020 & 2021. This is a contract position for a freelancer available to work remotely part time 2 to 3 days a week.

Moreover, the candidate will have knowledge and experience with the following:

  • Experience with typefaces and printed material (the candidate will be required to create exhibition catalogues, booklets as well as designs for postcards and other digital posters).
  • Experience with handling branding requirements.
  • Extremely creative and innovative, ahead of the trends.
  • Knowledge with the Creative Cloud suite is a requirement as content will need to be adapted to different online and printed platforms.
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum 5 years experience working as a Graphic Designer.

We will email only the successful candidates. Therefore, if you do not hear from us within 3 working days, assume your application was unsuccessful.

Pay

The pay is up to £15 per hour depending on experience. Working hours are 10am to 6pm, 2-3 days a week for a month.

About Sunny Art Centre

The Sunny Art Centre is a leading art institution located on the historically rich Gray’s Inn Road, one of the busiest high streets in the heart of London. The history of this location is particularly important to the identity and standards which the gallery unwaveringly aspires to. The Honorable Society of Gray’s Inn dates back to 1370 and was also home to Sir Francis Bacon as well as being where Shakespeare first performed his plays.

Sunny Art Centre organises art exhibitions with creatives from all over the world. The Sunny Art Prize and the London Pop Up Art Fair provide artists with international platforms to showcase their talent. Furthermore, the Centre’s Art Courses offer both art lovers and art students the chance to learn from world-leading tutors trained in the best art academies.

Part-time hours: 24 per week

Application deadline: 28/02/2021

How to Apply

If you think you are the ideal candidate, please apply with your CV which must include links to previous web commissions which can demonstrate your command of the requirements here below.

  • (CVs without examples of previous work WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED, therefore ensure that you include links in either the indeed cover letter section or within your CV).

The Position

We are looking for a part-time freelance front end developer that can join our in-house (remotely during lockdown) creative team at the Sunny Art Centre ASAP. We require at least 5 years of relevant work experience as a web developer, UI developer, JavaScript expert or front-end engineer either in commercial projects or open-source projects.

You must be both technically proficient and have a keen eye for design and UI/UX. In this role, you’ll make a significant contribution to translating our customer needs and user expectations into interactive user experiences. You are an exceptional problem solver with great communication skills and are able to optimize our application in terms of technology and in delivering the best user experience. Your responsibilities will include translating design wireframes into the code that will produce visual elements of the application.

At all times, you will be working with our designer and back end developer to bridge the gap between graphic design and technical implementation, taking an active role in defining how the application looks, as well as how it works. Ideally, you should be able to demonstrate hands-on experience in using current trends and best practices in front-end architecture, including performance optimization, accessibility, and usability.

You’re likely to have a self-driven, conscientious mentality with a commitment to creating innovations through high-quality work.

Responsibilities
In general, you’ll work closely with the project manager, designer and the back-end developer to create elegant, responsive and interactive interfaces across multiple devices. You will, therefore:

  • gain feedback continuously from users, customers, and colleagues
  • monitor website performance, watch for traffic drops related to site usability problems and rectify any issues (taking advantage of the Smartlook monitoring software).
  • write functional requirement documents and guides
  • create quality mockups and prototypes, ensuring high-quality graphic standards and brand consistency
  • turn UI/UX designs into prototypes, creating excellent interactions from designs
  • write reusable code and libraries (with matching documentation) to a standard which makes it quick and easy to maintain the code in the future
  • optimize applications for maximum speed
  • optimize applications for maximum scalability
  • design new features, or maintain old features
  • collaborate with back-end developer and designers to improve usability
  • help the back-end developer with coding and troubleshooting
  • stay up-to-date with emerging technologies

You’re perfect for this role if you:

  • enjoy the challenge of taking part in technical projects, and delivering iterative solutions that provide value at each step of the way
  • perform well in a fast-paced environment, and contribute to optimal flow in a rapidly changing design/technology environment
  • can work both independently and as part of a group.
  • are a great communicator who is focused on discovering and delivering solutions facilitating meaningful discussions, and building consensus
  • genuinely enjoy sharing your knowledge with others

Skills and qualifications
You will need to demonstrate:

  • profound knowledge of HTML5 and CSS
  • proficiency in JavaScript or TypeScript
  • proficiency with JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, AJAX, etc.
  • experience with UI layouts, SASS, LESS, Bootstrap, and the CSS GRID system
  • solid experience in using a complex REST API from the client-side
  • a solid understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues, and ways to work around them
  • good knowledge and practical experience of client-side build/config management
  • good knowledge and practical experience of testing tools like Webpack, Jasmine, Karma, etc.
  • good understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git, Mercurial, or SVN
  • good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and Ajax
  • significant experience of debugging using JavaScript-based tools like Chrome Developer Console
  • some exposure to Continuous Integration/Delivery pipeline for cloud, including Jenkins, SonarQube, Docker, etc.
  • basic knowledge of graphical tools such as GIMP or Photoshop, so that you can make small changes to images is preferred.

The following would also be a significant plus:

  • knowledge of Ember.js and Ruby
  • some exposure to full-stack development
  • a good understanding of SEO principles, so that you can ensure that our application adheres to such principles

Part-time hours: 16 per week

Application deadline: 28/02/2021

How to Apply

If you think you are the ideal candidate, please apply with your CV which must include links to previous web commissions which can demonstrate your command of the requirements here below.

  • (CVs without examples of previous work WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED, therefore ensure that you include links in either the indeed cover letter section or within your CV).

The Position

We are looking for a part-time freelance backend developer that can join our in-house (remotely during lockdown) creative team at the Sunny Art Centre ASAP. You will be responsible to work with our main team and back end developer to improve and maintain our e-commerce website and the existing architecture. You will also be responsible for developing and implementing new projects.

You will be maintaining the existing plug-ins and incorporate new ones to improve upon the exiting functions offered by the website. Your minimalist coding will ensure that you will keep the website tidy from bugs and errors. You will also ensure that the website, its plug-ins, and the infrastructure are always up to date. This includes analytical tools, ads and marketing integrations, databases, servers and APIs.

You will also take care of our existing custom submission portal to receive applications from artists and our custom booking system for our art students to book their art lessons.

What Are Your Strengths?

  • Deep knowledge of WordPress with ACF and custom post types
  • Deep knowledge of HTML (CSS for frontend is an advantage).
  • Deep knowledge of plugin and template development within the WordPress ecosystem.
  • Deep knowledge of PHP - Procedural and OOP
  • Deep knowledge of Javascript, jQuery, AJAX
  • Deep knowledge of API working mechanisms (mainly in PHP and jQuery)
  • Knowledge of SQL and phpMyAdmin
  • Linux Ubuntu server administration
  • Knowledge of SVGs and XML
  • Marketing integration

Your Attitude

  • Someone who takes special care when it comes to browser support.
  • Responsiveness across devices is key in your effort to establish a user-friendly interface that meets the customer's requirements on different devices.
  • You enjoy keeping up with the latest web standards and cutting-edge research about innovative web solutions.

Hours are 2-3 days a week between 9am-6pm on a freelance, contract basis. The position is in-house.

The current pay is based on a fixed monthly rate for 3 days a week (8hrs shift) at £2,000.

About Us

The Sunny Art Centre is a leading art institution located on the historically rich Gray’s Inn Road, one of the busiest high streets in the heart of London. The history of this location is particularly important to the identity and standards which the gallery unwaveringly aspires to. The Honorable Society of Gray’s Inn dates back to 1370 and was also home to Sir Francis Bacon as well as being where Shakespeare first performed his plays.

Sunny Art Centre organises art exhibitions with creatives from all over the world. The Sunny Art Prize and the London Pop Up Art Fair provide artists with international platforms to showcase their talent. Furthermore, the Centre’s Art Courses offer both art lovers and art students the chance to learn from world-leading tutors trained in the best art academies.

Part-time hours: 24 per week

Application deadline: 28/02/2021

Job Description

The Position
We are currently looking for a Fashion Design Tutor to join our team in the portfolio preparation courses department asap. This is a freelance position and our portfolio tutors work on a one to one basis with our students and during lockdown you will be required to teach live online. Our portfolio classes are meant to provide students with professional support and advice in their journey to build portfolios for academic and professional purposes.

Who Are You?

  • Bachelor's degree is a requirement
  • Knowledgeable in the history of fashion design
  • Expert of garment structure and construction
  • Extensive knowledge of materials and fabrics
  • Prepare and organise adequate lessons for students who need to build up a body of work for university applications
  • Committed to deliver a constant up to date subject knowledge
  • Participate in and organise extracurricular activities and workshops that can be located outside of the premises of the studio
  • The ideal candidate should have an advanced portfolio and body of works
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Three-four years of experience in the fashion industry are an advantage

The hours are flexible as we have classes during the day and early evening as well as weekends. This means that you will be able to purse your other commitments outside of the centre. Hours may vary from usually 4-6 to 8-10 during very busy periods.

Pay Rate and Benefits

  • The pay rate is of £15 per hour.
  • Opportunity for teachers to exhibit their work in the gallery and feature on our website/ social media.

If you are interested in this position, please send us a copy of your CV along with a digital version of your portfolio with images/photos of your work IN THE CV (mandatory AND NOT TO BE INCLUDED ON A SEPARATE FILE) or the application will not be accepted.

Your work must show your abilities with fashion design techniques and ideas. It will also be used to assess your abilities to coherently and purposefully assemble a body of work. Please bear in mind that due to the high volume of applications we can only contact successful candidates. This process usually takes no longer than three working days.

About Sunny Art Centre

The Sunny Art Centre is a leading art institution located on the historically rich Gray’s Inn Road, one of the busiest high streets in the heart of London. The history of this location is particularly important to the identity and standards which the gallery unwaveringly aspires to. The Honorable Society of Gray’s Inn dates back to 1370 and was also home to Sir Francis Bacon as well as being where Shakespeare first performed his plays.

Sunny Art Centre organises art exhibitions with creatives from all over the world.The Sunny Art Prize and the London Pop Up Art Fair provide artists with international platforms to showcase their talent. Furthermore, the Centre’s Art Courses offer both art lovers and art students the chance to learn from world-leading tutors trained in the best art academies.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: £15.00 per hour