Professor of Animation

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Position Information

Campus Location: Atlanta
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Professor of Animation
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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 Atlanta.

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 opportunity to work with talented students in a thriving metropolis that is home to Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit organizations, design firms, fine art galleries and more. Join SCAD’s extraordinary, award-winning faculty as a full-time professor of animation at SCAD Atlanta.

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)
- University-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, resume or CV, and portfolio are required. For the portfolio, you have the option to upload electronic documents/images, or a URL. Should you have questions regarding your application package, you may submit an email to Human Resources at scadfaculty@scad.edu.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Portfolio
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