Full Job Description
SCAD Savannah seeks a professor of interactive design and game development to instruct and inspire, and to help creative students reach their career goals.
With leading-edge technology and facilities as well as inspiring professors with outstanding professional and academic credentials, SCAD offers unparalleled opportunities for students seeking career preparation in interactive design and game development.
The ideal candidate is flexible and able to teach within the varying disciplines of interactive design or game design/development. The university seeks educators who will encourage innovation and process development while teaching, with practical concepts of the design profession as a constant element. The candidate should be proficient in industry software such as Adobe Photoshop, Maya, 3D Studio Max, Zbrush, Substance Designer/Painter, Unreal, or Unity, as well as have a background in game art direction and development pipelines or programming languages such as C++, Python, and Java.
The candidate should also have familiarity with 3D printing or technical art pipelines in level design, event scripting, particle effects, animation, and/or shaders. Professional-level visual art and design production experience is preferred, as is university-level teaching experience and online coursework development.
Named among the best small cities in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler and listed by MovieMaker magazine as one of the best small cities in which to live and work as a filmmaker, Savannah offers an inviting climate and a culturally rich downtown, providing a real-world workshop for the study of art and design. The university blends seamlessly into the Savannah landscape and provides students with a dynamically layered learning environment in which to thrive.
Terminal degree or its equivalent in game design, computer art, or a related field
Experience developing interactive media for professional clients and/or shipped video game titles for PC, major consoles, and mobile platforms