LSU is looking for an energetic, articulate, and accomplished industry professional to teach 3D modeling, rigging, and animation for games, animation, and visual effects for a new master's degree in Digital Media Arts and Engineering. Get in on the ground floor to help shape a program that reflects current teaching methodology for a rapidly changing industry.
Responsibilities will include:
-Course preparation; putting together the building blocks for a world class digital media cross-discipline program
-Work with program director to oversee the development of curriculum including exit competencies from each class
-Teach applied hands-on classes which will include students from diverse backgrounds
-Participate in school activities as it relates to the program
-Keep abreast of industry trends
Required Qualifications: Master's degree or equivalent; experience with Games, Visual Effects, or Animation as a senior level artist and at least ten years of industry and/or teaching experience; basic knowledge of modeling, rigging, texturing, rendering and animating 3D models in Maya or 3D Studio max. Bachelor's degree and 10 years of industry experience will be considered.
Preferred Qualifications: Master of Fine Arts or equivalent degree in a related discipline; prior experience with teaching.
An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Application deadline is April 30, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately after this date and continue until a candidate is selected. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at: www.lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu. Position #037796
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