University of North Texas - Lead Creative Programmer

Apr 28, 2017
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Four-Year Institution
The College of Music at UNT is seeking to hire a Lead Creative Programmer. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Developing & implementing complex software systems & related physical computing solutions for the advancement of integrated audio-visual applications including algorithmic computer graphics, virtual reality authoring, multi-screen environments, interactive media performance instruments, data visualization & data sonification solutions. * Duties will require knowledge of digital fabrication, web based media production, & computer systems integration & maintenance. * Technical knowledge of creative coding applications should be augmented by excellent troubleshooting ability & strong verbal and written communication skills.* Interactive Audio-Visual systems software development, design, testing & implementation for the Hybrid Arts Lab (HAL) located in the College of Music.* Hardware instrumentation & novel physical systems design, development & testing for HAL.* Provide product specification, system design, integration and maintenance of computer based media workstations, specialized control peripherals & network systems for Hal.* Technical consulting for interdisciplinary digital media research, arts production & digital learning initiatives for the College of Music and affiliated faculty comprising the initiative for advanced research in technology and the arts (iARTA) and CEMI. * Participate in HAL & related iARTA research project documentation. * Assist in determining potential funding sources, assess technical feasibility of proposed research & provide technical writing assistance for preparation of documents for funding initiatives* * Participate in research presentations, special technical workshops & public demonstrations in service of HAL and/or the College of Music.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree with coursework in computing or information systems and three years of progressively responsible computer programming and analysis experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:* Intermediate knowledge of the methods and equipment used in electronic data processing, including system analysis and design, and computer programming techniques.* Strong skill in writing programs for computer applications.* Strong skill in analyzing and solving complex data processing and computing problems.* Ability to coordinate a work team and train lower level programmers and analysts for specific tasks or assignments.