Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor Animation Visual Effects at VUW New Zealand

Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Applications close February 21, 2020.

We are looking for someone to help shape the future of Animation and VFX and become a leader in design education.

School of Design
Te Aro Campus

This Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor role focuses on delivering high quality teaching, research, and service in the School of Design, across various areas related to animation and visual effects research and practice. The appointed candidate should have a broad understanding of the value of animation and visual effects – in New Zealand as well as internationally. The candidate should be familiar with contemporary discourse in the field and able to foster critical and creative thinking.

As well as experience teaching in higher education, the candidate should have a strong professional portfolio, or research in animation and visual effects, with substantial expertise in one or more of the following areas:
• 3D Modelling and Animation
• Character Performance
• Narrative development and storytelling
• AR/VR/XR and immersive interaction
• Visual effects
• Motion design
• Conceptual/experimental practice
• Critical engagement in the field of animation and VFX

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 their research/creative practice within the School of Design’s strategic research areas.

For further information, please contact Douglas.Easterly, Head of School of Design at Douglas.Easterly@vuw.ac.nz

Applications close Friday, 21 February 2020.

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
Reference 1000560.

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