Published date: November 21, 2020 5:29 am
Location: Redmond, Washington, United States
The Department of Animation and Production at DigiPen Institute of Technology invites applicants for the position of Adjunct Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the areas of animation and game/film production, to help teach the next generation of game or film artists. Join our faculty team and help students develop the necessary skills to succeed in the field of Game or Film Animation.
Recognized as a leader in game development education and interactive media, DigiPen Institute of Technology is ranked #4 through the Princeton Review. Undergraduate programs are offered in Digital Art and Animation, Computer Science, Game Design, Digital Audio and Music, and Computer Engineering as well as graduate programs in Digital Art and Computer Science. DigiPen Institute of Technology provides students with a solid and versatile design foundation, providing the basis for a future in game design, user experience design, and other fields.
Candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered for appointment at the rank of Adjunct Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor
Start date: On or before January 6, 2020
End date: On or before April 30, 2020
Duties and Responsibilities
Teach introductory and upper division course in any of the following areas of specialization:
CG Animation using Maya
Traditional (2D) Animation
Game and/or Film Production
Lecture and teach in a classroom setting as per assignment schedule - evening classes available
Demonstrate animation, film, and/or production techniques/processes
Provide creative direction and criticism to students.
Grade and input assignment data on a weekly basis
Bachelor's degree in art or media related field
4 years of professional experience animating in the role of Animator for games or cinema; or 4 years of professional film-making experience
A reel/portfolio showing animation and art skills, both digital and traditional, or Film-making skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
MFA degree in art or media related field
Strong grounding in traditional art fundamentals such as gesture drawing, color, and composition, as well as time based media fundamentals
Instructor experience in a college setting, or other teaching experience.
To be considered for this position, applicants should include the following:
Cover letter of interest, including a link to your digital portfolio/reel
Statement of teaching philosophy
List of 3 professional references with email and telephone contact information included.