OPEN POSITIONS AT PCA&D

Full Time Faculty Position – BFA Digital Media Program

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design is seeking a full-time faculty member to join our recently established Digital Media department. The primary responsibility of this position will be to provide professional level teaching and instruction to prepare students for a successful career in a variety of technology-based art and design disciplines. The ideal candidate will possess expertise in 3D modeling, texturing, lighting, and animation. Experience with UE4 level design is highly preferred.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years as a working professional in animation, gaming, or related field
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Expertise in 3-D software (Maya, Unreal Engine 4, Z-Brush, etc.)
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Active industry presence and/or affiliation and participation in relevant professional organizations
  • College-level teaching experience highly preferred
  • Experience designing curriculum and measuring student performance preferred
  • Commitment to the highest level of academic standards and integrity
  • Attend department meetings, critiques, and/or events.
  • Assume additional departmental responsibilities a needed.

This is full-time position with benefits will require teaching three six-hour courses or 9 total credits per semester using high-end resources. Ongoing practice and scholarship in the profession is expected.

Application Procedure: For full consideration, please send a cover letter, resume or CV and samples of work to jobs@pcad.edu  and include “DM Faculty” in the Subject line of the email.

 

Full Time Faculty Position – BFA Graphic Design Program

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design is seeking a working professional to teach both the fundamentals of graphic/interactive design and the advanced skills sets needed for the print and web industries. Candidate must be proficient with industry-related software such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and able to produce high quality, computer-based design and layout. Teaching experience and UX & UI design a plus.

Technical Skills for Web and Interactive instruction:
HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, Media Queries, Responsive Web, jQuery, Action script, PHP, WordPress, Adobe XD or Sketch, Invision. Balsamiq, Responsive frameworks

Minimum Bachelor Degree with 3-5 years professional experience working in the field.

This is full-time position with benefits will require teaching three six-hour courses or 9 total credits per semester using high-end resources. Ongoing practice and scholarship in the profession is expected.

Application Procedure: For full consideration, please send a cover letter, resume or CV and samples of work to jobs@pcad.edu  and include “GD Faculty” in the Subject line of the email.

 

Part-time Instructor- Continuing Education

The Department of Continuing Education seeks a qualified instructor to teach Introduction to Computer Animation in the College’s Summer Program for High School Students (grades 9 – 12). The course is scheduled Monday – Friday, from 2 p.m. – 5p.m., July 9 – 20. All classes are held at PCA&D. Email jobs@pcad.edu with the subject line TEACH if interested.

Continuing Education adjunct instructors

The PCA&D’s Continuing Education department seeks qualified, experienced instructors for teaching art classes for kids, teens, and adults in 2-D, 3-D, and computer-based fields in a variety of media and class formats.

All media are welcome. The department is actively seeking expertise in the fields of illustration, comics, gaming, animation, robotics as kinetic sculpture, web user experience, responsive design.

Qualifications: BFA or MFA degree or equivalent professional background is required. Youth Instructors must have a valid K-12 teaching certificate.

*Youth classes meet on Saturday in the during the school year, and MondayFriday over the summer.

Interested parties should submit an email stating your interest, and area of expertise along with your resume to jobs@pcad.edu (subject line: Teach CE)

 

Continuing Education – Call for Workshops Proposals:

The Continuing Education Department is now accepting Workshop Proposals. Workshops within the Continuing Education Department meet for 3 hours in length, typically between 9am-12pm. All workshops are held at the college.

Workshops typically have 5-15 students.

Topic areas :

  • Art
  • Art and Science
  •  Social Media & Marketing
  • Art and community engagement
  • Art and Technology
  • Hands on… making workshops

If you’re interested in teaching a workshop, please submit the following information:

  • Your topic idea
  • Workshop outline (workshops are usually 3 hours in length)
    • Included in the outline should be at least one activity that involves student’s participation
  • Resume

Email all information to jobs@pcad.edu

Subject line: Teach CE

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