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Los Angeles Film School

Los Angeles, California - United States
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Animation/Life Drawing Instructor

Description

The Los Angeles Film School is seeking an instructor to teach in its animation bachelor’s degree program. The Los Angeles Film School is an accredited, degree-granting college that offers career-focused programs in entertainment and media arts education. Our campus has over 250,000 square feet of classrooms, labs and production spaces and is located in the heart of Hollywood, California.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·Create an environment of learning through effective teaching skills, maintain student-centered focus, and update curriculum to keep current and relevant to industry standards.

·Utilize a variety of teaching strategies and encourage active learning.

·Create learning activities, including assignments, tests, quizzes and labs, and assess student outcomes in a timely manner through effective assessment and feedback practices.

·Interact positively with diverse student populations; provide all students with equal opportunities for learning.

·Demonstrate a commitment to the industry, maintain knowledge and skill relevancy through continuing education as defined in the faculty development plan.

Competencies:

·Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills

·Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including proofreading and editing for grammar and punctuation

·Detail oriented

·Ability to explain complex concepts in simple terms

·Ability to multi-task while working independently or collaboratively with other teachers and staff

·Ability to interact with students and staff at all levels in a fast-paced environment

Education and/or Experience:

The ideal candidate must have a minimum of four (4) years related and verifiable work experience, and required to hold at least a bachelor’s degree in animation or related field from an accredited college or university.

Skills:

· Proficiency using Adobe Photoshop and Maya or 3D software equivalent

· Proficiency in Toon Boom Harmony and Storyboard Pro

· Knowledge of anatomy/life/perspective drawing and illustration skills

Application Procedure:

Please submit a resume with link(s) to website(s) of your Portfolio/professional work.

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