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Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, Georgia - United States
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Professor of Graphic Design

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SCAD seeks a Professor of Graphic Design to nurture the university’s award-winning future designers.

The core of graphic design at SCAD is design thinking. This fundamentally creative process — thinking by doing — encourages students to see differently, shift focus, look from multiple perspectives, and realize how perception influences meaning.

In this position you will help guide talented students through this learning process. You will cultivate professionals who are able to think strategically about branding and marketing, generate quality ideas rapidly, and collaborate with peers and clients in a productive, high-energy environment.

SCAD has a large, vibrant graphic design department aligned with leading trends in emerging media. The position offers numerous opportunities to collaborate with other SCAD departments that are at the forefront of diverse fields.

The ideal candidate is able to articulate a vision of a graphic design education in the 21st century that will produce visual communicators with research abilities, social responsibilities, and pragmatic skill sets who are able to deliver content over any type of system. The candidate should have extensive industry experience working as a graphic design lead at different levels, the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in typography, graphic design, and interactive design, and comfort teaching in cross-disciplinary teams focused on experiential projects. University-level teaching experience is preferred as is a strong desire to share knowledge through experience. The candidate should also have a proficiency with current industry-standard software programs.

Requirements:
- Terminal degree or its equivalent in graphic design or a related field