Assistant/Associate Professor of Game Design & Digital Media (Online Program) - College of the Arts

TYPE:   Full-time
LOCATION: West Palm Beach Campus

SUMMARY: Online teaching will include interdisciplinary courses that integrate and draw upon both pedagogical and professional experience. The normal teaching load is four courses each semester. This position reports to the Chair of the Department of Visual and Media Arts.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Advising, developing, and delivering online courses, completing creative activities such as research, publication, and presentation
  • Mentoring students in game design, interactive arts, entertainment, computer science, or a related field
  • Commitment to the Christian faith
  • Assist in the students’ professional and spiritual growth

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated expertise in game and interaction design, along with digital media as it applies to game design, web development, UX/UI, mobile app design/prototype, creative coding, 3D modeling, and animation
  • The ability to teach and manage game design from concept through to final product
  • Technical proficiency in and the ability to teach a wide range of software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Cinema 4D, Maya, Unity, Unity and Unreal game engines, Blender, Oculus, Vive, and familiarity with programming languages C#, C++ a are required
  • Ability to maintain professional proficiencies in the latest game design and digital media technologies
  • Successful track record of online course development and instruction
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with students, faculty and administrators

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree in Game Design with commensurate professional experience. Three plus (3+) years teaching at the university level and field experience in game design and digital media as evidenced by a portfolio of recent work.