Full-Time Faculty For Visual Effects for Real-Time Engines | DigiPen

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach introductory and upper division course in the following area of specialization:
    • Visual Effects for Unreal Engine
      • Focus on every aspect of the real-time VFX pipeline in Unreal; Niagara, Shader development, Unreal system as a whole.
  • Lecture and teach Online and possibly within a classroom setting, as per course schedule
  • Demonstrate Unreal systems and VFX pipeline.
  • Grade, critique, and input assignment data on a weekly basis.
  • Curriculum development.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in Art, Interactive Media, Technical Art, Visual Effects, or related field.
  • 4+ years of professional VFX experience, 1+ shipped titles preferred, published works, published research projects, or other body of work.
  • Lecture experience, including professional talks or panels at conventions or events preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be fluent in English

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of professional VFX experience including VFX lead positions with the ability to apply the skills of the area of specialization.
  • Terminal degree in Digital Arts, Visual Effects, or Game Production
  • Shipped titles in different platforms and media.
  • Instructor experience in a college setting, or other teaching experience.
  • Strong understanding of project management workflows.

Application Procedure:

To be considered for this position, applicants should include the following:

  • Cover letter of interest, including a link to your digital portfolio.
  • Curriculum vitae or resumé.
  • List of 3 professional references with email and telephone contact information included
  • Examples of work:
    • Online portfolio including VFX work in Unreal.
  • Examples of Technical Art proficiencies such as scripting, programming languages, profiling tools, etc. Include the production software that you have used and your level of experience with them. (e.g., novice, moderate, knowledgeable, expert).