Full-Time Faculty, Game and Interactive Media Design

Location
Worcester, Massachusetts
Posted
Feb 05, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Design
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Becker College is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach undergraduate and graduate courses covering subject areas such as, but not limited to: Introduction to Game Design (Unity development), Level Design, Intermediate Game Design (Unity development), 2D/3D digital art asset creation and digital painting. Becker is looking for a game design veteran with strong skills in system design from both an art and programming perspective. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. The ideal candidate will have a strong teaching background in Interactive Media and relevant experience within the game design industry as a system designer, art asset creator, programmer, or equivalent. Additional expertise in world building, project management, modeling, and technical art/scripting are a plus.

QUALIFICATIONS

An MS, MA, or MFA or equivalent in game design, computer animation, interactive media, or a related field preferred; 3 – 5 years’ experience as a game programmer/designer; Higher education teaching experience desired; experience developing games for consoles, PC, or mobile games in a Unity development environment. shipped games with credits as a principal designer; excellent mathematical, analytical and logical skills;  experience with the game design elements that support maximum engagement, revenue, and retention;  understanding of the latest trends and developments in the game industry; experience with agile project development (scrum), wireframing, flow diagrams, and prototyping;  a strong knowledge of game progression, game balancing and pacing;  experience working in C++, C#, in Unity and Unreal environments; and,  AR/VR and mobile application programming a plus

Qualified candidates please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Deborah.crowley@becker.edu

Becker College is an Equal Opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability, gender identification, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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