Game Art and Virtual Reality Development Department, Game Art/VRD, Full-Time Faculty
Beginning August 2020
Game Art and Virtual Reality Development Department
Game Art/VRD Faculty
Game/Immersive Media Artist
Full-Time Faculty Appointment with Benefits
The Game Art and Virtual Reality Department is a nationally respected program, which houses two separate majors: Game Art and Virtual Reality Development (GA/VRD). The Virtual Reality BFA is the first of its kind and is well supported with financial backing. The VRD students will be challenged to use immersive media to create sophisticated design solutions to real-world problems (i.e: medical applications, architectural visualization, training simulations, engineering) as well as to explore the cutting edge uses for education, entertainment and more. Recent successes include winning the E3 College Game Competition in summer 2017 and Rookie of the Year for Game Development in 2018, and runner-up in VR.
Facilities: Ringling College’s Computer has facilities designed to replicate a professional studio environment, and boasts the highest-end, state-of-the-art computer laboratories with HP Z840 computers, nVidia 1080 graphics cards, and dedicated distributed hardware for lighting builds. Full-time Institutional Technology staff support the Department.
The Position: The GA/VRD Department is seeking a Game/Immersive Artist with Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) and asset creation experience to join a dedicated faculty teaching Virtual Reality and Game Art Development. The primary responsibility of this position will focus on providing quality instruction, teaching students immersive media design techniques and visual scripting to create interactive projects.
Included among the duties and responsibilities, this position requires expertise in immersive media pipeline, directed research and analysis, and scripting events in UE4. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching three courses or nine credits per semester. Assignments include teaching introductory through advanced courses in creating interactive experiences and integration of aesthetic elements into the game engine. Ongoing commitment to creative work/research in the profession is expected. Active participation with faculty, department, and college service required.
This is a full-time appointment with benefits. The salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. The anticipated start date is August 2019. The College has a supportive, collegial faculty, a curriculum that strongly values excellence and a robust support system dedicated to using the most current technology.
Open until filled. Apply on-line at https://ringling.simplehire.com
Ringling College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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