Professor, 2D/3D Animation

of Applied Arts and Technolgy
200 Talbot Road West
Windsor, Ontario
N9A 6S4
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Professor, 2D/3D Animation

Post by LauraC » Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:48 pm

School of Media, Art & Design

Competition #:

South - Windsor


Posting Type:

Salary Range:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Start Date:
January 2019

Presentation Required:

Closing Date:
Tuesday November 27, 2018 by 4:30 p.m.

St. Clair College offers a wide variety of programs and courses leading to two and three year diplomas, an applied degree as well as one-year certificates. Areas of study at the Windsor campus include Applied Arts and Science, Business, Creative Arts, Engineering and Manufacturing Technology, Health Sciences, Building Design and Construction Technology, Skilled Trades and Community Studies. The Thames Campus in Chatham provides programs in the School of Academic Studies and the School of Nursing.

Reporting to the Chair, School of Media Art & Design, the professor is responsible for developing an effective learning environment for students by participating in quality initiatives that include the design, revision, and updating of curriculum, by teaching assigned courses and by providing academic leadership. St. Clair College’s Animation 2D/3D program, a world leader in 3D animation training, is seeking a senior 3D Maya specialist. The Animation Program is a combination of the very best techniques in traditional and digital animation training. The program is focused on creative excellence and designed to meet superior standards of originality, skill and technique. The candidate will be expected to be an integral part of the Animation team. Candidates should also be prepared to maintain active liaison with industry partners and be involved with outreach to secondary students.

The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary diploma or degree in Animation or a related field, or equivalent; a minimum of 5 years of professional animation experience with a professional commercial, television or feature studio;
a demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning; excellent oral and written communication skills to promote excellence in their field; the ability to work as a member of a team, and a personal commitment to their own professional development. Maya Instructor Certification and demonstrated experience teaching adult students would be considered an asset. Specific skills we are looking for within Maya include, character animation, character rigging, character and environment modelling, knowledge of current render methods, texture creation/placement and motion tracking.

Other skills considered an asset: high level of traditional artistic abilities, including life drawing, knowledge of Adobe suite and other compositing/editing packages, willingness to learn specific software packages as needed and ability to translate classical principles into digital animation concepts.

Additional desirable skills include the following:
• Demonstrated experience teaching students at a post-secondary level;
• Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning as demonstrated by ongoing professional development;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills;
• Willingness to serve on departmental and College committees; promotion of excellence in their field;
• Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team;

Candidates must submit a demo reel showcasing their professional experience and artistic skills. This was suggested by the faculty. The demo reel should display the candidate’s professional experience and personal talents and include a description of the elements that the candidate worked on in each shot. Demo reels may be submitted on a USB drive or as a link to an online reel.
Please forward your resume quoting the competition # either by fax at (519) 972-2754, by online application at ... sumes.html or by mail to Human Resources, St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology, 2000 Talbot Road West, Windsor, Ontario N9A 6S4. Please use one method only. Resumes must be received prior to the closing date and time.
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We invite applications from qualified applicants. The competition will be conducted in accordance with the prevailing Collective Agreement. While we appreciate all applications, we will acknowledge only those applicants invited for an interview.
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