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6 Apr 2019

Full-Time Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer (Animation)

MMU – Posted by admin England, United Kingdom

Job Description

We are seeking a dynamic and creatively minded academic with a grounding and understanding of all forms of Animation with a focus on 3D CGI and its integration into wider Animation practices. You will support the programme leader in implementing professional standards of animation production, supporting leadership in teaching and learning, assessment and feedback, pastoral and academic management.

The candidate will be a creative practitioner who applies a problem-solving approach to ideas exploration, planning and production of animation filmmaking.

You will be an enthusiastic and positive individual who ideally has previous and/or current experience of working in/with industry, bringing a contemporary experience to teaching students. Passionate about animation practices, you will be a dynamic and supportive lecturer with experience of delivering high quality teaching in a Higher Education environment. A strong background in management of HE programmes is desirable.

You will have very good knowledge in more than 1 of the following areas:

  • Expertise in at least one of the following software packages: Dragonframe/Toonboom/Adobe Creative Suite
  • 3D Computer Generated Imagery (Ideally in Autodesk Maya)
  • Digital 3D modelling, sculpting and rendering
  • Character performance

The Animation Programme sits within Manchester School of Art. It is a centre of excellence in teaching and practice led research, located in the centre of Manchester, a city that is now one of the largest creative, digital and media hubs in Europe. The creative industries are growing faster here than in any other city in the UK, with the recent development of Media City and Space film studios as markers of the ambition Manchester fosters.  The programme blends industry animation production standards, with artistic filmmaking traditions, grounding learning in an art school ethos with a commercial industry facing sensibility.

To apply: Please attach your CV and covering letter to the online portal.

https://manmetjobs.mmu.ac.uk/jobs/vacancy/lecturer-senior-lecturer-animation–1300-mmu-all-saints-campus/1311/description/?fbclid=IwAR0M6a4azTipHsH8pM6M13hBcGrCCh1D3qFM6yykzI5Q8LWPsToGG-7MFj0

 

 

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