SCAD Atlanta seeks a professor of UX design to join its dedicated, award-winning faculty to prepare students for rapidly evolving design careers.
User experience designers create using the principles and tools of a progressive platform of programs within the SCAD School of Design, encourage the development of a strong interdisciplinary design community across SCAD locations, and collaborate with related academic disciplines, including interaction design, industrial design, design management, and design for sustainability.
The successful candidate has a demonstrated knack for inspiring and teaching at the college level, as well as the ability to motivate students and faculty to think creatively and critically. The candidate should be experienced working with students and faculty of diverse backgrounds and possesses a thorough understanding of user experience design methodology and theories. Strong project management and graphic/idea visualization skills, a background in contextual research, experience prototyping, and the ability to create compelling user interfaces that generate engaging interactive experiences with the user are also vital.
One of the fastest growing cities in the U.S., Atlanta provides professionals an ideal environment to live, work and play. Located in the heart of Midtown, SCAD Atlanta is home to a dynamic cultural landscape that includes theaters, museums, fine art galleries, bustling shops, and countless green spaces, including Piedmont Park and Atlanta’s famed BeltLine. The capital of the New South, Atlanta provides both southern charm and the ebb and flow of an alpha city.
- Terminal degree or its equivalent in interaction design, HCI, human factors, industrial design, service design, design management, interactive design and game development, or relevant discipline- Experience in related industries- Ability to be credentialed through SACS guidelines or justified to teach
- Terminal degree in related discipline- Teaching experience at the collegiate level preferred- Experience or knowledge of related industries- Ability to be credentialed through SACS guidelines or justified to teach
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.
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