Professor of Visual Effects: 3D Generalist

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Professor of Visual Effects: 3D Generalist

  • 498561
  • Savannah, Georgia, United States
  • Visual Effects
  • Academics
  • Full-time
  • Faculty

SCAD seeks an experienced professor of visual effects to join its team in historic Savannah, Ga. In this full-time role, you will use your experience as a 3D generalist to advance SCAD students’ preparation for their creative careers.

Visual effects artists are masters of illusion, creating believable images that are impossible or impractical to shoot in the real world. As a professor, you will help remarkable students actualize their own creative visions.

The successful candidate demonstrates expert proficiency in modeling, texturing, and/or lighting in a CGI environment (e.g. Maya, Houdini, or equivalent), lighting and look development, and proceduralism with computer graphics effects and animation. Familiarity with a variety of modeling, lighting, material, and/or animation techniques for visual effects is essential. The candidate should also be committed to remaining current on trends and technological developments in the field of visual effects.


Minimum Qualifications:

- Terminal degree in visual effects, 3D animation, or a closely related discipline
- Professional experience in visual effects and/or 3D animation

Preferred Qualifications:

- Supervisory experience in 3D animation and lighting
- Proficient in programming with Python for CGI purposes
- 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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