Design & Visual Communications Instructor
Flashpoint Media Arts Academy, a growing college located in the heart of
downtown Chicago, is seeking qualified candidates to
teach Visual Design classes. Design
& Visual Communications is Tribeca Flashpoint’s newest and growing discipline
that focuses on preparing students for careers in the Visual Communication
This full-time Faculty position is in the classroom instructing
students approximately 18-20 hours a week. Additional responsibilities include advising
students, grading, ensuring continuity across multiple sections of courses,
participating in prospective student admissions interviews, and participating
in the development of curriculum.
Throughout the two-year program, students create
identity packages, craft media & marketing strategies for specific
projects, and design packaging/advertising connected to real-world projects
with their peers. These projects are then incorporated into the students’
professional reels completed at the end of the second year.
Part-time Adjunct positions are also available.
- A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
REQUIRED. Prior teaching experience at
the college level preferred.
- Proven industry experience of 5+ years working in
various positions as a Graphic Designer, Interactive Media Designer, Corporate
Communications Designer, Print and Package Designer, Motion Graphics Designer,
and/or Art Director.
- Advanced working knowledge of design tools and
techniques utilizing Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and
- A strong interest in translating your knowledge
and experience to an eager, small, focused group of students.
- Highly organized with a strong attention to
detail is a must given the demands of an academic environment.
- Must have a team player attitude and a strong
sense of initiative to help grow the program.
We offer a generous benefits package including
Blue Cross Blue Shield health, dental, pharmacy benefits, company paid
life/AD&D insurance and LTD insurance, generous paid holiday benefits,
flexible spending plan, & 401K plan.
We have a beautiful office environment at a high tech, cutting edge
school in the heart of downtown Chicago near Daley Plaza (convenient to public
Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy
offers two-year, Associate of Applied Science degree programs in Film &
Broadcast, Recording Arts, Game & Interactive Media, Animation & VFX,
and Design & Visual Communications. Our unique approach to media arts
education is grounded in immersive learning and hands-on instruction.
Designed and taught by top industry professionals, our courses erase the
boundaries between school and the real-world, teaching students the career
skills they need to make their digital dream a reality.
phone calls or third party applications.
Relocation is not available.
Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy is an equal
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