Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Games Development

University for the Creative Arts

United Kingdom

September 23, 2022

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Games Development School of Games & Creative Technology Location: Farnham

Salary: £37,474 to £51,804 per annum Closing Date: Friday 23 September 2022 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 22-AMCD119-0104-5

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. You will be an experienced computer games developer with creativity, skill, enthusiasm 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, a familiarity with related multi-paradigm programming languages and an understanding of contemporary game development pipeline workflows.

Prior experience in the theory of games design, working in XR delivery, game asset pipeline, and use of tools such as Maya 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.

For an informal conversation:

Contact Programme Director - Andy Bossom adbossom@uca.ac.uk

We particularly welcome applications from female and black and ethnic minority candidates as they are under-represented in this area

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.

Our campuses across Surrey and Kent are vibrant communities, each specialising in different areas of the creative industries. We are also home to a thriving research hub, with academic experts and fellows leading the way in research on sustainability, design, textiles, animation, history and culture, and more.

Are you ready to share your passion for creativity with the next generation of innovators? If so, we want to hear from you.

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  • 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.

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