The Art Institute of Atlanta: Media Arts and Animation Professor 3D

Category: Faculty
Division: The Art Institutes
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree
Location: Art Institute of Atlanta Atlanta, GA 30328-1649, US
Open Date: 04/19/2013
Travel Required: 0 - 20%

Job Description

Brief Overview of Selected Key Job Elements:
This position requires you to develop and teach courses in 3D modeling and animation using Autodesk Maya, ZBrush, and other software in addition to other related courses as assigned by the Department Chair.

Position Requirements:
·         An MA in Animation, Fine Art or Digital Art is required, an MFA will receive preference.
·         A minimum of three years of professional experience in the industry and/or three years of teaching experience at the college level is preferred.
·         Must be proficient in all contemporary Animation industry hardware and software techniques.
·         Must be able to teach a variety of contemporary Animation related courses.
·         Must demonstrate strong written communication and oral presentation skills.
·         Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and proven effectiveness as a member of a team.

Brief Overview of selected Key Job Elements:
·         Teach contact hours each quarter as designated by the Media Arts and Animation Department Chair.
·         Maintain office hours. Participate in ongoing student advising and portfolio advising.
Participate in departmental meetings. Participate in curriculum development as requested by the academic director

Work Environment & Notice
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

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