Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Games Animation
School of Games & Creative Technology
Salary: £36,382 to £50,295 per annum pro rata
Part time would be considered, mininum 21.75 hours per week
Closing Date: Sunday 12 June 2022
Interview Date: Tuesday 21 June 2022
Following significant investment into the area of Games and Creative
Technology, we are seeking to make further appointments to enhance our
portfolio and drive forward our strategic vision. This new position will be
part of the new School of Games and Creative Technology, opening in September
2022. The role will be based at the Farnham campus, just outside Guildford and
will directly report to the school Programme Director for Games.
UCA is seeking to recruit dynamic and innovative educators and we are seeking
a candidate who will ideally have industry experience of working in the field
of Games and ideally, experience of working in higher education student facing
delivery, including curriculum design aligned to contemporary practice.
The position will be complimenting and enhancing the existing delivery of
Games to students on a variety of courses, including our new Games Animation
course. You will be an experienced computer animator with experience of
animation being utilised in computer games development. It is an opportunity
to express your creativity, skill, enthusiasm for the subject, and experience
to contribute to the delivery of the exciting games programmes at UCA.
You will have proven knowledge and experience of software for computer games
development with a focus on Unreal and Unity games engines, experience of 3D
modelling and technical rigging and an understanding of contemporary game
development pipeline workflows.
Prior experience in the game asset pipeline, and use of tools such as Maya,
Motion Builder and Substance would also be desirable.
You will have a good honours degree, ideally a postgraduate degree, great
professional experience and detailed knowledge of contemporary developments in
the subject area and wider creative industry.
At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy
of educating eager and passionate artists, makers and thinkers runs back
almost 160 years, and today we're helping shape a global future that supports
and nourishes talent worldwide.
You must be able to demonstrate good team working abilities, as well as good
organisational and communication skills. The teaching duties will include all
related course administration and require the successful candidate to be pro-
active in developing new learning and teaching methods. You will also be
required to participate in marketing and student recruitment activities and to
potentially engage in professional research in the subject area.
Are you ready to share your passion for creativity with the next generation of
games developers? If so, we want to hear from you.
You can find out more about Games studies at UCA via our Website, Twitter,
Instagram, Vimeo and LinkedIn profiles.
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We encourage early applications.
The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) aims to be a welcoming and
inclusive University that is truly representative of all of the diversity in
society. We particularly encourage applications from people from minoritised
ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented
within the University.