Lecturer - Animation and Gaming - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah


United States
(JPF28515)

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Dean and chair of the Digital Media department, the Lecturer teaches digital media courses, provides service to the department, and upholds professional and ethical standards.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an appropriate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an earned Bachelor’s degree in digital media, computer science, media-related fine arts, or discipline-related field with work experience in technology-based industries and teaching experience at the post secondary level.

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an earned MFA or PHD preferred.

Industry equivalence working in the fields of animation, game development, web development, or application development preferred.

Knowledge

Knowledge of subject matter and course content and demonstrated expertise in two or more of the following areas: animation, game development, internet technologies, scripting/software development, and mobile application development.

Knowledge of pertinent software tools used by the animation and games media industry are highly desirable: Unity 3D – Maya – Houdini – Adobe Creative Suite.

Skills

Use of the following scripting languages: C# – Python – MEL

Web or Mobile application and experience and skills with the following are highly desirable: Angular – JQuery – Bootstrap – Non SQL databases.

Use of the following languages:
JavaScript – Swift – Python – HTML -CSS, PHP.

Competency in areas of design for animation, game development, or web and application development such as:
Graphic design, Storyboarding, and UI/UX design.

Conceptual design and development.

Unity, Unreal, or other game engines and architecture.

iOS, Android or other mobile application development experience.

Agile software development processes.

Object-oriented programming and MVC experience.

Abilities

Interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, including the willingness and ability to: plan, prepare, and follow an approved course of study with measurable objectives for each course taught.

Ability to prepare instructional materials, i.e. course outlines, syllabi, exams, mock-ups, lab projects, visual aids, and instruction sheets, as necessary;

Ability to maintain a student-oriented approach to education.

Excels in an ongoing program of scholarship that demonstrates intellectual and professional growth.

Pay Range

DOQ

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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