JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Do work where the inspiration begins… Over 15 years ago, design appreciation and sophistication were not commonplace in Thailand. However, design industry in Thailand today is one of the most prominent in Asia. Chanapatana International Design Institute (CIDI) is proud to be a major force in moving forward the industry and looks forward to continuing the trend. As a leading design education provider in Thailand and Asia, CIDI has ignited inspiration for hundreds of talents regardless of their backgrounds and turned them to professionals in the design world.

Founded in 2000, CIDI is operated on a non-profit basis but does not compromise in quality. Our curriculum adopts the structure and contents of world-class standards used at renowned European design institutes. Moreover, our European professors, with years of experience from both teaching and working with multinational enterprises, understand what it takes to achieve and maintain competitive edge in the creative fields.

We currently offer 2 diploma degrees: Fashion Design and Interior & Product Design. And in response to the prosperity of Thai design industry, we are looking to recruit new, passionate teaching crews to join CIDI teaching faculty. Becoming a member of our teaching team makes invaluable experience. Besides grooming our students, you will have opportunities to find new inspirations for yourself through living in the vibrant city – Bangkok – and travelling to other unseen natural settings around the country.

Your teaching career at CIDI will be your life-changing experience indeed. To learn more about us, please visit www.chanapatana.com. Positions of Fashion Design Lecturers and Interior & Products Design Lecturers are open for application. Qualifications and responsibilities for such positions are as stated below.

FASHION DESIGN AND/OR PATTERN MAKING LECTURERS

Qualifications

  • Master Degree (preferably) or Bachelor Degree with extensive experience in Fashion Design or relevant fields from recognized academic institutions
  • At least 3-5 year experience with a credible portfolio
  • Effective communication in English
  • Preferably 2-year lecturing experience
  • Familiarity with subjects of:
    • Collection, Illustration and
    • History of Costume, Textile Technology, Visual Merchandising and/or
    • Pattern Design, Tailoring Techniques, Clothing Samples
  • Ability to adapt to a multi-cultural setting with strong interpersonal skills and ability to handle students of different nationalities
  • Passion in teaching

Responsibilities

  • Plan and teach in assigned group of courses – approximately taking up to 24 hours per week – with clarity in content and delivery:
  • Design course curriculum materials
  • Monitor and maintain high student morale, motivation and discipline
  • Assist with school promotional activities
  • Provide relevant technical skills set, i.e. Draping, Drafting, Sewing, etc.,and/or good knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.when needed

Remuneration
Competitive salary and benefits package including

  • Bonus – subject to performance
  • Medical insurance throughout employment
  • Accommodation allowance
  • A round-trip airfare between boarding country and Bangkok, Thailand
  • A complementary round-trip domestic airfare – valid only during the employment
  • Full sponsorship on work permit application

Contract Type

  • Permanent: 1- or 2-year full-time contract with a contract extension option
  • Commencement date of September 1st, 2014

INTERIOR AND/OR PRODUCT DESIGN LECTURERS

Qualifications

  • Master Degree (preferably) or Bachelor Degree with extensive experience in Interior Design or Product Design or relevant fields from recognized academic institutions
  • At least 3-5 year experience with a credible portfolio
  • Effective communication in English
  • Preferably 2-year lecturing experience
  • Familiarity with subjects of
    1. Interior Design, Architectural Design & Survey, Architecture Intervention, Exhibition Design and
    2. Geometric Design, Analysis of Styles, History of Design, Design in Trend or
    3. Industrial Product Design, Model Building, Communication Art
  • Ability to adapt to a multi-cultural setting with strong interpersonal skills and ability to handle students of different nationalities
  • Passion in teaching

Responsibilities

  • Plan and teach in assigned group of courses – approximately taking up to 24 hours per week – with clarity in content and delivery
  • Design course curriculum materials
  • Monitor and maintain high student morale, motivation and discipline
  • Assist with school promotional activities
  • Provide relevant technical skills set, i.e. Model Building, CAD, etc., when needed

Remuneration
Competitive salary and benefits package including

  • Bonus – subject to performance
  • Medical insurance throughout employment • Accommodation allowance
  • A round-trip airfare between boarding country and Bangkok, Thailand
  • A complementary round-trip domestic airfare – valid only during the employment
  • Full sponsorship on work permit application

Contract Type

  • Permanent: 1- or 2-year full-time contract with a contract extension option
  • Commencement date of September 1st, 2014

TO APPLY

Please email a full resume with contact details in PDF or Word format, academic certificates, a recent photograph and portfolio or website links showing your past experiences to recruit@chanapatana.com