The Division of Communication and Creative Media at Champlain College seeks an experienced artist/educator for a full-time Assistant Professor of Game Art. As part of the Game Studio at Champlain College, the successful candidate must be collegial and collaborative in order to work closely with faculty from other programs. The position is to begin August 2020.
Duties: Teach four courses per semester in foundation to advanced Game Art subjects. Contribute to curriculum development in the areas of Game Visual Effects or 2D Game Art. Help foster and further develop industry relationships. Advise and mentor students. Participate in portfolio reviews of prospective students. Engage in program, division and college-wide service.
Qualifications: Industry experience in the areas of Game Visual Effects or 2D Game Art/Concept Art and/or an MFA in a related area. A terminal degree is preferred. However, as Champlain College values practical experience, consideration will be given to candidates with a bachelor’s degree plus significant industry accomplishments as measured by years of experience, published games, publications/articles and online tutorials. Candidates must have professional experience in Game Development or a closely related industry and be able to demonstrate a commitment to teaching.
Successful candidates will have professional experience with software used in the creation of Game Visual Effects or 2D Game Art. This includes Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Unity and UE4. Experience with Maya, Houdini, Substance Painter, Substance Designer and ZBrush is preferred.
Champlain College is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community and seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, and teaching or research can contribute to the diversity, inclusivity and academic excellence of Champlain College.
How to apply
To apply, go to https://champlain.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Champlain-Employment-Opportunities/job/Center-of-Communication-and-Creative-Media/Assistant-Pr ofessor-of-Game-Art_R-007138 Please submit a CV as well as a Cover Letter specifically addressing the desired Qualifications. With your cover letter, please write a separate statement describing your experience and vision for mentoring underrepresented students and how you would contribute to Champlain’s diversity, equity and inclusion goals.”
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Additional Information for Champlain College Burlington Candidates:
The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment.
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Champlain College is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community. Recognizing that diversity is both a reflection of our world and a source of rich education, Champlain strives to be diverse and inclusive in ways that reflect the world in which we live and work. All members of the Champlain community are valued as individuals.
The College seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, teaching or research can contribute to the diversity, inclusivity and academic excellence of Champlain College. Please include information about how you would contribute to these efforts and help to further this goal in your letter of interest/cover letter.