Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Media Design (Game Design) at VUW New Zealand

School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Apply by May 24, 2019!

Help shape the future of Media Design: become a leader in design education.

Full-time position

This Lecturer/Senior Lecturer role focuses on delivering high quality teaching, research, and service in the School of Design, across various areas related to media design research and practice. A specialisation and evidence of success in one or more of the following is preferred:
Game design, serious gaming, mobile games, indie games, browser-based design, general 2D/3D digital design and relevant contemporary and historical concepts, discussions and contextual issues of game design and digital media in general.

The position requires design expertise first and foremost, to be complimented by other skills or knowledge, and the appointee must exhibit an understanding of some range of the following approaches and/or software; 3D design and computer programming, Unity 3D, UnReal, AR/VR development, project management and agile development methods, as well as traditional studio approaches.
The School expects familiarity with industry standards and is particularly interested in portfolios exhibiting an expanded and innovative use of the above studio practices. The School is particularly interested in applications representing Mātauranga Māori and broader indigenous knowledge, including perspectives from under-represented groups, however, we are open to applications from a wide range of candidates that may contribute to researching and teaching in the area of Game Design.

The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate an excellent creative practice, and/or an existing research programme, and will have identified strategies for further developing his or her research/creative practice within the School of Design’s strategic research areas. Please include a covering letter, CV, and portfolio with examples of practice or research and student work (web based portfolios are preferred). For further information, please contact: Zach Dodson, Acting Head of School, Design – zach.dodson@vuw.ac.nz

Applications close Friday, 24 May 2019.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.
For more information and to apply online visit http://www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers/current-vacancies

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