Full-time Faculty – Digital Gaming & Media

Location
Kirkland, King County
Posted
Aug 06, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time

One Year Renewable Contract Position

Summary:

Lake Washington Institute of Technology is seeking a qualified individual to develop and teach a variety of courses related to the digital gaming and media program. We construe the term, “games,” broadly and seek to build upon solid foundations in game/interaction design, theory, new/emergent technological applications, mobile/web application, and social and philosophical implications of games. This program leads to an AAS degree and feeds into the Bachelor of Technology in Applied Design (BTAD). Teaching in the BTAD program may be part of the teaching load. Foster student achievement of discipline-specific, college-wide, and transfer degree learning outcomes. Assess and modify curriculum as needed to meet the changing needs of industry. Teach classes in a variety of timeframes and delivery formats. Work with other faculty and administrators to plan, implement, and update program and program materials. Take part in college activities, student advising, mentoring part-time faculty and scheduling. This position reports to the program dean.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in subject area or related discipline required
  • Four years successful full-time industry experience * Proficiency in gaming and multimedia software, such as Maya, Unreal, ZBrush, Photoshop, Flash and others
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and ability to teach the game design process and 3D modeling for gaming and other applications
  • Knowledge of programming languages used in gaming industry preferred
  • Industry certifications preferred
  • Hold or be eligible to obtain a state professional-technical certificate to teach in subject area
  • Recent college teaching experience and experience with various teaching methods
  • Ability to use current college online learning management systems required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills
  • Experience in and commitment to working with undergraduate education strongly preferred
  • Willingness to participate on college, division, or department committees
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with students, staff, and community from diverse backgrounds, including native languages, and a commitment to a culturally diverse work environment

REQUIRED: You must apply for this job through the college's online application process at http://www.lwtech.edu

LWTech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer