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Adjunct Faculty - Computer Animation BS

Winter Park, Florida

If you're looking for the chance to learn, grow, and make a contribution to the community, look at employment opportunities with Full Sail University. You'll find your choice of career opportunities, great benefits, an environment that welcomes and values creativity, and a work experience that is both challenging and rewarding!

Full Sail University currently has openings for Adjunct Faculty in the Computer Animation and Game Arts programs. Adjunct Faculty ensure excellence in teaching skills and classroom content and deliver the same excellence in the labs, ensure personal service to students, maintain continuing education as defined in the faculty development plan. This position requires 3D industry experience as well as strong practical and formal knowledge of production pipeline. Experience in surface flow, anatomical models, and production modeling techniques is necessary, traditional art skills preferred.

This position is part time working no more than 20 hours per week, on-campus or online and must be resident in the state of Florida.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create an environment of learning through effective teaching skills, maintain student-centered focus, and stay current with relevant industry standards.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching strategies and encourage active learning.
  • Perform lectures for campus courses, and hold scheduled virtual course meetings for online courses. Teaching will be conducted through on-campus and online delivery.
  • Interact positively with diverse student populations; provide all students with equal opportunities for learning.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the industry, maintain knowledge and skill relevancy through continuing education as defined in the faculty development plan.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of Full Sail University
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of student and company information
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to the mission and values of the organization
  • Adheres to company attendance standards
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Competencies:

  • Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including proofreading and editing for grammar and punctuation
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task while working independently and collaboratively with other teachers and university staff
  • Ability to interact professionally and constructively with students and staff at all levels in an immersive, fast-paced environment

Education and/or Experience:

The ideal candidate must have a minimum of four (4) years related and verifiable work experience and is required to hold a Bachelor's degree in Computer Animation, Interactive Design, Game Art, or related discipline from an accredited college or university.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • N/A

Skills:

  • Proficiency using software programs such as Autodesk Maya, Pixologic zBrush, Adobe Photoshop, Substance Painter
  • There also needs to be demonstrated expert skills in modeling vehicles and environments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Work experience in developing the design of a released digital or analog game

Environmental Factors/Physical Demands:

Work is performed in an office and classroom environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to have the ability to maintain active student and employee communication; access, input and retrieve information from the computer system. May be subject to; bending, reaching, kneeling, stooping and lifting up to thirty (30) pounds.

Full Sail is an Equal Opportunity Employer.