Professor of Interactive Design and Game Development/ Interactive - Web UI/UX

SCAD Savannah seeks a professor of interactive design and game development to instruct and inspire, and to help creative students reach their career goals. With leading-edge technology and facilities as well as inspiring professors with outstanding professional and academic credentials, SCAD offers unparalleled opportunities for students seeking career preparation in interactive design and game development.

As a professor, you will encourage innovation and process development while teaching the practical concepts of the design profession. You will also join an accomplished faculty creating unparalleled opportunities for students using the university's leading-edge technology and resources.

The successful candidate is comfortable teaching in the varied disciplines of interactive design and game development, and should be proficient with standard software (i.e., Adobe Photoshop, Maya, 3D Studio Max, Zbrush, Unreal, Unity, Substance Designer/Painter, etc.). The candidate should also have a solid background in game art direction and development pipelines and/or programming languages such as C++, Python, and Java. Familiarity with 3D printing and technical art pipelines in level design, event scripting, particle effects, animation, and shaders is also essential.

This is your chance to work with remarkable students and faculty in a vibrant and entrepreneurial workplace woven throughout the historic district of Savannah, Ga. - a walkable, bikeable coastal city named one of TIME magazine's “World's 100 Greatest Places of 2021” and one of the best small cities in which to live and work as a filmmaker as named by MovieMaker magazine. Savannah's inviting climate and a culturally rich downtown provide a living laboratory for the study of art and design and a richly layered learning environment in which students, faculty, and staff flourish.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Terminal degree or its equivalent in game design, computer art, or a related discipline
  • Experience developing interactive media for professional clients and/or shipped video game titles for PC, major consoles, and mobile platforms
  • Academic and professional credentials to teach in a certain discipline

Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience at the collegiate level

Work Hours: As noted in the employment agreement.

ADA Tag: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.