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Cogswell College LLC

San Jose, California - United States
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Digital Arts and Animation Instructor


Part-time Instructors Needed! 

Love the world of Digital Art and Animation and want to teach? Share your knowledge!. Cogswell College is looking for part-time instructors to teach the following topics:·         
  • Concept Art - create characters/environment concepts that understand color theory and painting techniques through visual development and matte painting
  • 3D Animation - the creation of a 3D animated character performance. Coursework covers character development, facial animation, and pantomime acting.
  • Character Rigging - emphasis on character rigging techniques: joints, surface binding, articulation, forward and inverse kinematics and hierarchical node structures
  • Storyboarding - principles of Storytelling in a visual medium to pre-visualize animation or live-action film. Topics include scale and camera angle, camera movement, character staging, composition, and basic editing processes
  • 2D Animation, level 2 - Advanced study of facial animation and expression with an introduction to animal characters and animation
  • Modeling – introduction to hard and organic surface modeling
  • Lighting and Layout - lighting, scene composition, blocking
  • Digital Painting - painting textures for shaders and fully realized scenes

You have experience working with Maya software for animation, modeling, rigging or the lighting of content in animations/films.

What you will do: share your subject matter expertise including theory, practical skills, methods, and techniques along with the practical application of principles.

Classes are primarily held in the afternoon or evenings, two days a week in north San Jose. A Bachelor Degree and related industry experience are required.

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