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3D Digital Art Generalist Instructor


LSU Digital Media Arts & Engineering is looking for an energetic, well articulated, and accomplished 3D industry professional to teach 3D modeling, rigging, and animation for a games, animation and visual effects master's degree program. The successful candidate will be a skilled practitioner with a passion to develop the next generation of talent in the field. 

Join us at this exciting time as the program grows and has an impact across campus in multiple fields and disciplines. If you are interested in joining a small but dedicated group who are looking at developing next generation skills in a creative environment then you will feel at home at LSU.

Job Responsibilities

This position will teach at the undergraduate and graduate level in animation and modeling.

  • Course preparation and updating materials to the latest version of Maya/Max/Blender/Substance.
  • Work with the program director to oversee development and curriculum including competencies from each class.
  • Teach applied hands on classes that include students from diverse background.

Service -- 30% -- Provide services to the School, College, and University, and help lead program development. Participate in student advising and mentoring. Help in marketing the program in various events across the country.

  • Participate in program faculty meetings.
  • Participate in school activities as it relates to the program.
  • Keep on top of industry trends.
  • Participate in professional training and development.
  • Hands-on role in curriculum development.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s and Master's degree or equivalent experience in either games, visual effects, or animation as a senior level artist or technical artist with 10+ years industry and/or teaching experience; Strong knowledge of modeling, rigging, texturing, rendering and animating 3D models in Maya or 3D Studio Max. Demonstrated abilities in lighting, rendering, materials and texture creation tools such as Substance Painter or Substance Designer is a plus


Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Please attach resume/CV


Posting Date:

August 17, 2022


Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):


Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!


Essential Position (Y/N):


LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).


HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu