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Location:   Atlanta
Position Number   F01739
Position Type:   Full Time
Position Title   Professor
Specialty:   Illustration
Work Year:   Academic Year


SCAD seeks a full-time professor of illustration to join its faculty in Atlanta and become part of a program ranked No. 1 in the U.S. by
The SCAD illustration department prepares students for a wide array of professional careers and has fashioned a diverse and focused curriculum that addresses the career needs of the present and future. The new illustration curriculum includes concentrations in concept design for animation and games as well as illustration for entertainment. As a professor, you will provide students with the expertise and knowledge in these areas to prepare them for successful careers. With enthusiasm and a commitment to excellence, you will also motivate students as they create meaningful visual solutions for corporate partners.
The successful candidate has a keen eye for the development of impeccably designed visual narratives and uses proficiency in the illustration and design process to generate memorable solutions. The candidate demonstrates excellent digital rendering, sketching, and visualization abilities, as well as a strong understanding of linear and atmospheric perspective, figurative illustration, environments, structures, and props. A desire to mentor exceptional students and the ability to foster an active, engaging environment is vital. Knowledge of 3D modeling is a plus.
Nestled in Atlanta’s epicenter of cutting-edge entertainment production, SCAD leads the way in providing the next generation of visionaries for these thriving industries. Guided by the innovative illustration faculty, SCAD illustration students have garnered awards and recognition from Applied Arts Magazine, CMYK, and the Society of Illustrators in New York and Los Angeles, and have earned top honors at Red Dot Design Awards in Berlin. Students have also partnered with top brands from Coca-Cola to Lexus and have worked with major publishers like Rolling Stone, the New York Times, and more.

  • Terminal degree or its equivalent in illustration or related field  
  • Minimum of five years of professional experience in illustration, including concept and character design and visual development  
  • Knowledge of the animation workflow from storyboarding and color scripting to style matching 
Posting Date:   01/18/2022
Closing Date:  
Open Until Filled   Yes

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.

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