Open faculty position

Faculty Position in 3D Art in Games (and Film)

Entertainment Technology Center, Carnegie Mellon University

The Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) at Carnegie Mellon University invites 3D artist professionals to apply for a full-time, teaching track position at the ETC. While preferred, an advanced degree is not required for candidates with extensive professional experience in 3D computer graphics in games primarily, and additional film experience secondarily, with an emphasis on current professional pipeline production practices and a basis in artistic and animation fundamentals.   Ideal candidates for this position have an active interest in 3D art, animation and computer graphics as it is applied on teams in both video games and film, have a high level of artistic expertise developing 3D experiences (with 2D experience a plus), and have teaching, research and professional experience in this area. Ideal candidates have experience with various 3D modeling software packages such as Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya, Blender, Houdini, Nuke, Mudbox and ZBrush, and have professional experience in modeling, texturing, rigging, animating, and lighting.

Industry experience is expected. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, service, supervising student projects, critiquing student portfolios and demo reels, helping recommend the best artistic tools and process, and continued creative activities and scholarship in the field. The position begins Fall of 2015. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

More information on position requirements and how to apply can be found on our website.

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