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Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, Georgia - United States
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Professor of Interactive Design/Game Development

Description

You have the opportunity to help students achieve their goals as a professor of interactive design and game development at SCAD Savannah.

With leading-edge technology and facilities as well as inspiring professors with outstanding professional and academic credentials, SCAD offers unparalleled opportunities for talented students seeking career preparation in interactive design and game development.

Candidates should be flexible and able to teach within the varying disciplines of interactive design or game design/development. The university seeks educators who will encourage innovation and process development while teaching, with practical concepts of the design profession as a constant element.

Named among the best small cities in the U.S by Condé Nast Traveler and listed by Moviemaker Magazine as one of the best small cities to live and work as a filmmaker, Savannah offers an inviting climate and a culturally rich downtown, providing a real-world workshop for the study of art and design. The university blends seamlessly into the Savannah landscape and provides students with a dynamically layered learning environment in which to thrive.

Requirements:
- Terminal degree or its equivalent in game design, computer art or a related field
- Experience developing interactive media for professional clients and/or shipped video games titles for PC, major consoles and mobile platforms
- Proficiency in industry software such as Adobe Photoshop, Maya, 3D Studio Max, Zbrush, Substance Designer/Painter, Unreal or Unity
- Background in game art direction and development pipelines or programming languages such as C++, Python, Java is a plus
- Familiarity with 3-D printing or technical art pipelines in level design, event scripting, particle effects, animation, and/or shaders is a significant plus
- Professional-level visual art and design production experience preferred
- University-level teaching experience preferred
- Experience teaching and developing online coursework also preferred