Computer Animation Visual Development/Character and Environment Design, Full-Time Faculty
Beginning August 2020
Computer Animation Department
2D Traditional Animation Faculty
Full-Time Faculty Appointment with Benefits
The Computer Animation Department is a nationally-respected program, which provides a rigorous professional education for our students. A highly-collaborative teaching environment merges the aesthetic of feature film with today’s most current technology. Computer Animation majors are professionally-focused on the animated feature film industry with linear narrative stories. Students in the Computer Animation major have won 15 student Academy Awards© and have had their work in the SIGGRAPH Electronic Theater 30 times.
Facilities: Ringling College’s Computer Animation Department is located in a 20,000 square foot facility that is designed to replicate a professional studio environment, and boasts the highest-end state-of-the-art computer laboratories and a 20,000-core render farm. A full-time Institutional Technology staff member supports the Department.
The Position: The Computer Animation Department is seeking qualified candidates for a faculty member to teach character and environment design, digital painting techniques, and figure drawing to Computer Animation majors. This position requires expertise in character design, digital painting, and figure drawing. Included among the Duties and Responsibilities of this position are teaching students the necessary skills to create the preproduction artwork for the visual assets that will be used in their animated short films within a structure of three courses or nine credits per semester using high-end resources. Active participation in faculty, department, and committee duties is 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 2020. 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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