Lecturer (3D) Game Art & Animation (0,5 - 0,8 fte)

Wat ga je doen als Lecturer (3D) Game Art & Animation (0,5 - 0,8 fte)?

Students experience different aspects of the professional field of CMD in the first year, whereas the main phase focuses on the knowledge and body of skills related to game design and development. The other two majors we offer are Interactive Media & Technologies and Multimedia Concepting & Design.
The research group User-Centered Design, linked to CMD, is concerned with integrating applied research into the topics relevant to the majors of Communication & Multimedia Design. The CMD program is closely linked to the research group, allowing new insights to be embedded into the curriculum and allowing students to work on relevant research and development cases.

Main Responsibilities
As a lecturer you take care of organising, conducting, and assessing relevant courses and projects within the CMD programme and more specifically in the major GDD. You participate in designing, evaluating and improving the curriculum in cooperation with the other members of the expert group GDD.
Additionally, you may be tasked with supervising students during their internships and graduation projects, or as their general mentor throughout their studies. Participating in innovative research projects may become part of your tasks, depending on preference, ability, and availability.

The lecturer Game Art & Animation is responsible for the following topics:
First and most important:
- 3D art – creating models, textures, animations; working with software such as Unity3D and Autodesk 3D Studio Max;
Additionally:
- Concept – digital and non-digital drawing/painting, atmospheric concept art, working with representations and perception;
- 2D art – creating sprites, UI-elements, 2D-animations, pixel art, vector graphics; working with software such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.


Organisational Context
You will be employed at the School of Communication, Media & IT (CMI) at the bachelor study CMD. One of the team managers of CMD will be your supervisor.

Wat vragen wij?

Job requirements
We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our team. The successful candidate will have:
- at least a higher educational background in a relevant field but preferably an academic background with a master’s degree in a relevant field;
- knowledge of actual developments in the field of 3D art & animation;
- a relevant and active professional network;
- preferably several years of experience within the creative industry;
- a passion to inspire students and the ability to contribute to further develop our educational and professional vision;
- a pragmatic and pro-active approach and the flexibility to work within a young and dynamic multidisciplinary team;
- a modern, authentic and student-focused approach to teaching, coaching, and supervising students within the curriculum;
- an excellent proficiency in oral and written English as well as excellent intercultural communication skills


Wat kunnen wij bieden?

This is a lecturer (docent) position for 0.6 – 0.8 fte, starting as soon as possible. It concerns a one year, temporary contract which may be renewed.

Pay attention, this is a secondment.

The appointment is subject to current cao-hbo guidelines. The function scale is 11. The salary will amount to a gross minimum of € 3,201.- and a gross maximum of € 4,661.- per month based on a full time position.

Only send cv's with extensive motivation.