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JOB: Computer Animation/Game Design job – Please distribute

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We are currently searching for a tenu=
re-track hire in Computer Animation with an emphasis in Game Design to begin=
August 2010. =A0I have attached our announcement and hope that you will for=
ward to graduate students, colleagues or industry professionals looking to j=
oin an expanding department.
Thanks again.

c Freedman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director =
of Multimedia Studies
School of Communi=
cation and Multimedia Studies
Florida Atlantic University=
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, Florida=A0=A033431-0991
– fax 561.297.2615


FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY, School of Communication and Multimedia Stud=
ies, is seeking an Assistant Professor, tenure track, in Computer Animation/=
Game Design. =A0The School seeks an artist with expertise in game design and=
3D animation. =A0Ideal candidates will demonstrate knowledge of and researc=
h interest in gaming systems, character animation and environmental design. =
=A0Candidates must be able to offer instruction in storyboarding and animati=
cs, character animation, rendering and compositing, and have considerable pr=
actical experience with character modeling and texturing, character rigging =
and animation, 3D environments, CG lighting, and game engines. =A0Applicants=
must possess a high degree of technical competency to participate in partne=
rships with art, entertainment, science, and/or industry. =A0Candidates must=
also be skilled in a range of software packages such as Maya, Modo, Mudbox,=
zBrush, 3D Studio Max, Blender, Softimage, Shake, Nuke, Final Cut, Premiere=
, and Photoshop. =A0Additional experience with Motion Builder, Python, or ot=
her software scripting (MEL) is desirable. =A0Effective date of employment: =
August 2010. =A0MFA or Ph.D. required; preference will go to candidates with=
active exhibition history, significant practical experience in an active pr=
oduction environment, as well as teaching experience. =A0Application deadlin=
e: November 16, 2009.

Application must be made through FAU=92s employ=
ment site:=A0 qu=
icklink:=A0 Positi=
on number: 991611. =A0Attach letter of application and CV to your on-line ap=
plication. =A0Applicants must also send via standard mail three letters of p=
rofessional or academic recommendation, and a formal portfolio or reel of cr=
eative work; include samples of personal and professional work, and student =
work if appropriate. =A0Mailing address: Dr. Eric Freedman, Chair, Animation=
Search Committee, School of Communication and Multimedia Studies, Florida A=
tlantic University, 111 E. Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301. =
=A0E-mail for inquiries only:=A0efreedma= =A0For detailed information on FAU, visit our web site at:=A0 =A0A backgro=
und check is required for the person selected for this position. =A0Florida =
Atlantic University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution.