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Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, Georgia - United States
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Professor of Fashion

Description

SCAD seeks a full-time professor of fashion to join the internationally recognized fashion program and help tomorrow’s designers launch their careers.

Offering a course of study deeply connected to the fashion industry, the SCAD fashion program educates students in the technical aspects, skills, and history of fashion while offering opportunities to work one-on-one with the stars of the fashion world. Global media, including The New York Times and Women’s Wear Daily, attend and cover annual SCAD fashion shows, juried collections of undergraduate and graduate work.

The ideal candidate for this role has extensive knowledge and experience in fashion design, including womenswear, menswear, knitwear, and denim, as well as experience with fashion textile and surface manipulation, which is crucial to the development of student-designed textiles. You should have strong skills in fashion illustration, design, concept development, and innovation.

The ability to develop products from 2-D concept to 3-D design, proficiency in CAD fashion-design software and production, and broad knowledge of the elements of developing a collection and the creative uses of materials and textiles are required. Candidates should be proven leaders and display a passion for mentoring exceptional students. Knowledge of the manufacturing process and technical design expertise in specialized areas like draping, patternmaking, and garment construction are preferred.

Requirements
- Terminal degree or its equivalent in fashion or a related field
- University-level teaching experience preferred
- Proficiency in CLO 3D fashion design software
- Experience with Gerber Technology