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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Game Art

Falmouth University - Games Academy

About The Role
Our ambitious 2030 Strategy, ‘Doing it for Real’, is designed to deliver yet further growth in our student numbers and income through portfolio diversification, innovation, research and commercial ventures. It will establish Falmouth as the market leader for creative industries and entrepreneurship education over the next decade, capitalising on our considerable assets in innovation-led research and business incubation.
 
To help deliver our 2030 Strategy, we are now looking to recruit a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Game Art to join our Games Academy.
 
This role is to support fast-growing courses which combine foundational game art teaching with our game development team teaching model. We are also looking to expand into the area of real-time technologies and virtual production more broadly in the future. The Games Academy suite of courses has a unique multi-disciplinary approach to teaching games which aims to simulate a studio environment, its an exciting time to join us as our courses and offering in this area go from strength to strength. Personal tutor responsibilities will also form part of this role.
About You
The ideal candidate will have experience teaching in Higher Education on a similar degree, and/or experience in working in an Industry related role to Game Art. They will be versatile and be able to contribute significantly to an academy teaching team which spans several different disciplines, encompassing both academics and games industry professionals.
 
The successful candidate will join the Game Art teaching team supported by the Course Leader and Head of Subject, and potentially support modules which are shared across the Games Academy. We would welcome applications from candidates who have worked in the games industry, either as an independent developer or working in a games studio.
 
We are looking to hear from candidates who can demonstrate the following:
 
  • Good understanding of Art Techniques in relation to the games industry.
  • Interest in expanding Game Art course provision and providing a world-class games education.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Good understanding of digital 2D and/or real-time 3D Art techniques Experience working as an artist in a games context or related industry.
  • Confidence with implementation in Unreal and/or Unity Game Engines.
 
For further details on the skills/experience required, please see the full job description's for both level of role above. We are keen to hear from a range of qualified candidates for this position.
 
This is a full time, 35 hours a week position across Monday-Friday and will be based from our Penryn Campus, in the heart of Cornwall.
 
The closing date for this position is 30 January 2022. Interviews to take place Friday 11 February 2022.
About Us
As an employer of choice we can offer the successful candidate for this role a range of benefits, including:
  
 - Employer Pension Contribution up to 12%.
 - 35 days + 8 days bank holiday.
 - Relocation Assistance to 10% of salary.
 - Annual salary increments (Until top of grade reached)
 - Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay
 - Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme (Tusker)

Full details on our employee benefits can be found on our careers page www.falmouth.ac.uk/jobs. Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from a leading University.
 
A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by Falmouth Staffing Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Falmouth University. Employees of Falmouth Staffing Ltd work alongside Falmouth University colleagues in the delivery of Falmouth’s strategic vision and will adopt Falmouth University’s HR policies and procedures in full.
 
Falmouth University welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.
Location: Falmouth
Salary: £34,304 to £46,042 per annum, dependent upon experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th January 2022
Closes: 30th January 2022
   
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