The Department of Digital Media at Drexel University is looking to fill two full-time faculty positions, tenure and non-tenure track, with an emphasis in one or more of the following:
- 3D Animation and VFX
- Game Design and Production
- User Experience Design
We welcome applicants from a broad range of experiences, from emerging to established industry professionals and teachers.
Emphasis Animation & VFX
We are searching for technical artists capable of teaching a variety of subjects within the field of 3D animation and visual effects. A successful candidate is capable of teaching mid to advanced-level production courses in one or more of the following areas: rigging, tool writing, pipeline development, procedural animation and visual effects, compositing, or other areas.
Candidates should be knowledgeable in software or program languages such as Maya, Houdini, Unreal, Nuke, Python, or similar. Knowledge in digital cameras and production equipment is a bonus.
Emphasis in User Experience Design
We are searching for candidates capable of teaching advanced-level UX Design courses on a variety of subjects. Familiarity in the following areas: user experience design, user research methods, interaction design, user interface design for web and mobile apps, emerging technologies, accessibility design, inclusive design, critical design theory, and front-end development technologies.
Emphasis in Game Design & Production
We are particularly interested in colleagues with creative and/or research expertise in various technical aspects of game design and development. A successful candidate is capable of teaching mid to advanced-level production courses in one or more of the following areas: game programming (Unreal with Blueprint, C++; Unity with C#; Python, etc.), technical art (shaders, rigging, FX, etc.), procedural generation, simulation, AI for games, or the game development production pipeline.
For the full job description and information on how to apply, visit the following link: