Game Art Tutor

Recruiter
Pearson UK
Location
London (Central)
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Game Art Tutor

Description

Escape Studios are looking for Game Art Lecturers / Tutors to teach our undergraduate games art students.

Our mission is simple, helping our students to create stunning game art covering the areas of Props, Environments, Lighting, Animation for Environments and Realtime-FX.

We are looking for Game Artists with a broad depth of knowledge to teach our students industry relevant techniques for both mobile and console/PC games.

Our engine of choice is Unreal Engine 4 and we also teach Maya, Photoshop, Substance Painter, Substance Designer, Zbrush and SpeedTree amongst others.

This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys developing their skills artistically and technically and has a passion for passing on knowledge.

Learning and development are important to us as we want you to keep your edge and pass that on to our students. Development time is given so you can learn our curriculum, deliver it and contribute to its development.

You will be comfortable briefing students on industry based projects and guiding them in their project time, providing formative feedback as well as summative reviews.

Synopsis

The Game Art Lecturer / Tutor is part of a team responsible for the development and delivery of the Game Art programs. You will utilise a wide range of industry practice that encompasses aspects of Game Art from Mobile through to Console and PC quality.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with the Head of Games and other members of staff to deliver fantastic game art classes

  • Delivering training courses to students in a classroom environment, online and when necessary, to individuals and professional customers on and off-site.

  • Providing one–to-one feedback, coaching, show-reel clinics and support to students with a range of backgrounds and abilities.

  • The ongoing research and development of course content and industry tools and techniques to ensure industry relevance of our training.

  • To organise workloads to a schedule and work under pressure when required.

  • Cooperation with the Marketing, Sales and Recruitment teams to support and participate in promotional and business development activities.

Qualifications

Experience and QualificationsWe are looking for someone with industry experience in Games Art, Creating environments and Props with a portfolio showing skills in creating stunning environments and lighting as well as textures and sculpts.Other skills that are desirable, if you don't have them then you will have a willingness to learn if needed:

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  • Knowledge of concepts surrounding art direction and Style Guides.

  • Comfortable with stylistic approaches

  • Understanding of PBR

  • Experience in Cascade or other FX systems

  • Blueprint experience for simple level interactions to make our students game art come alive.

  • You will be teaching short course and UG / PG students so teaching experience is desirable, however if you are a good communicator and have a passion for passing on knowledge then a willingness to undertake teaching training with eventual membership of the HEA and post graduate qualifications is acceptable.

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Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-London-190 High Holborn 190 High Holborn London WC1V 7BH

Job: Learning Delivery

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 16, 2018

Job Unposting: Apr 13, 2018

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1801683

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