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Professor of Animation

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Note: Only complete packages will be considered. An unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, cover letter, and resume or CV, and portfolio are required. If you have difficulties in uploading your documentation, please email scadfaculty@scad.edu.

Position Details

Position Information

Campus Location: Savannah
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Professor of Animation
Specialty: Animation
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Work Year: Academic Year
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SCAD has been named among the world’s top animation schools and among the “Ivy League of Animation” by 3D World magazine. Join the team that makes this happen as a full-time professor in the animation department at SCAD Savannah.

The successful candidate will develop and extend students’ awareness of story, design, audience and collaboration in production. Therefore, a keen understanding of commercial or independent filmmaking would be a major asset to the position. Apply your industry experience and expert technical proficiency in the classroom teaching a unique curriculum that explores animation styles ranging from stop-motion to 3-D animation and includes digital modeling, rigging, lighting and look development.

This is your chance to work with talented students within the historic district of Savannah, Georgia, a walkable, bikeable coastal city that provides a living laboratory for the study of art and design.

Requirements:
- Terminal degree or its equivalent in animation or a related field
- Strong portfolio of work that reflects a high degree of knowledge in animation
- Strong understanding of gesture drawing for animation
- Strong understanding of the animation production pipeline
- Ability to demonstrate, by providing an online demo reel, expertise in character animation (multiple mediums preferred: 2-D, 3-D, stop-motion, hybrid)
- College-level teaching experience, proven leadership skills and ability to work with students of diverse backgrounds preferred
- Experience with 3-D animation preferred

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Note: Only complete packages will be considered. An unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, cover letter, and resume or CV, and portfolio are required. If you have difficulties in uploading your documentation, please email scadfaculty@scad.edu.

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  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Portfolio
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