Job Description

UAT is looking for a professor to teach undergraduate courses in Game Art and Animation.

Our Game Art and Animation Courses prepare students for jobs such as character artist modeler and texture artist, character artist animator and rigger, environment artist modeler and texture artist, environment artist animator, mechanical mesh modeler and texture artist, and mechanical mesh animator and rigger.

 

Course topics include:

  • Advanced Character Rigging & Mocap Animation
  • Concept art and storyboarding
  • Traditional art theories, current game development practices and next generation research
  • Pre-visualize and concept pre-production art assets for a single game platform.
  • 3D art, animation, FX assets such as characters, props, environment, collision objects, for future prototyping, utilizing industry-standard software tools and platform guidelines.
  • Collaboration and mentorship skills by participating team projects, coaching junior team members, and working with other disciplines to deliver projects.

Pedagogy:

University of Advancing Technology’s Synchronic Learning model is designed especially for students of advancing technology. Tailored to both undergraduate and graduate students, Synchronic Learning provides an education framework that prepares superior graduates to become tomorrow’s innovators. This model embodies UAT’s methodologies, curricula, and people dedicated to fostering an environment of innovation that promotes demonstrated mastery and job readiness. An integral part of this framework is SyncFlex, a flexible learning approach with an emphasis on mentored education that provides real project experience to cultivate superior graduates.

Essential Duties:

  • Facilitation of innovative student game projects
  • Mentoring geeky technology driven students
  • Development and delivery of collegiate learning experiences related to game art and animation
  • Development of course materials related to college level game art and animation courses 

Education Level Required:

  • Master's degree in a field related to the classes to be taught

Important Notes

UAT is an elite intimate private college in Tempe, AZ focused on educating students in advancing technology who desire to innovate in the areas of emerging technology disciplines including Advancing Computer Science, Information Security, Game and New Media technologies. 

Living on campus, students are surrounded in a true living learning technology environment that incubates their ideas into innovations that students can patent and take to market. Students must create an innovation project to graduate.

 

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. UAT does not sponsor foreign visa's. Thank you for your understanding.