Professor of Animation: 2D Puppeteer and Animator

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Professor of Animation: 2D Puppeteer and Animator

  • 495421
  • Savannah, Georgia, United States
  • Animation
  • Academics
  • Full-time
  • Faculty

SCAD Savannah seeks an experienced 2D character animator to become a professor in its animation department, named among the world’s top animation schools and among the “Ivy League of Animation” by 3D World magazine.

As a professor, you will use your experience in building hybrid 2D and cut-out puppets to guide the animators of tomorrow as they learn and excel at the production process.

Position Summary: SCAD Savannah seeks an experienced 2D character animator to become a professor in its animation department, named among the world’s top animation schools and among the “Ivy League of Animation” by 3D World magazine.

As a professor, you will use your experience in building hybrid 2D and cut-out puppets to guide the animators of tomorrow as they learn and excel at the production process.

Qualified candidates have an exceptional ability to bring complex scenes and characters to life, and are proficient in relevant animation software. The candidate should be organized and possess a reel, website, or flat book of work that conveys an understanding of the 12 principles and when to break them. If relevant, the candidate should also have a collection of similar work from past students. Stellar interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication, are essential in collaborating with administration, faculty, and staff. The candidate should also be able to thrive in both individual and team work environments.

Named among the best small cities in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler and listed by Moviemaker Magazine as one of the best small cities in which to live and work as a filmmaker, Savannah offers an inviting climate and a culturally rich downtown that provides a real-world workshop for the study of art and design.

Requirements:
- Terminal degree and/or significant professional experience.
- University-level teaching experience preferred
- Professional experience as a 2D animator with an emphasis on performance and rigging

Minimum Qualifications:

- Terminal degree in the discipline or in a related field.
- Teaching experience at the collegiate level preferred.
- Experience in or knowledge of related professions.
- Academic and professional credentials to teach in a certain discipline.

Work Hours: As noted in the Employment Agreement.

ADA Tag:  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.

Special instructions to applicants: 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.

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