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Company Name:
Louisiana State University
Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Educator/Academic
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
Enhanced / Virtual Reality, Mac OS X, PC / Windows
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Digital Art and Animation Instructor

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

LSU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER

Quick link at ad URL: https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=57293