Professor of Game Design

Professor of Game Design

Location:   Savannah
Position Number   F01652
Position Type:   Full Time
Position Title   Professor of Game Design
Specialty:   Interactive Design and Game Development
Work Year:   Academic Year


SCAD seeks a full-time professor of game design to join its faculty in Savannah.

With leading-edge technology and facilities, and enthusiastic professors with outstanding professional and academic credentials, SCAD offers unparalleled opportunities for talented students seeking career preparation in interactive design and game development. In this position, you can use your expertise to encourage innovation and process development while teaching students the practical concepts of the design profession.

The successful candidate is flexible and able to teach within several disciplines of interactive design and game development. The candidate should be experienced in developing interactive media for professional clients and should have shipped video game titles for PC, consoles, and mobile platforms. Proficiency with relevant software is a must, including Adobe Photoshop, Maya, 3D Studio Max, Zbrush, Substance Designer/Painter, and Unreal or Unity. Experience in game art direction, development pipelines, and programming languages such as C++, Python, and Java is a valuable bonus. Ideally, the candidate should also have experience with professional visual art and design production and technical art pipelines in level design, event scripting, particle effects, animation, and shaders.

Named among the best small cities in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler and listed by Moviemaker Magazine as one of the best small cities in which to live and work as a filmmaker, Savannah offers an inviting climate and a culturally rich downtown that provides a real-world workshop for the study of art and design. The university blends seamlessly into the Savannah landscape and provides students, staff, and faculty alike with a dynamically layered learning environment where they can flourish.

- Terminal degree or its equivalent in game design, computer art, or a related field
- University-level teaching experience, including online coursework development
- Experience developing interactive media for professional clients and/or shipped video games titles for PC, major consoles, and mobile platforms

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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.

Special instructions to applicants:  

Note: Only complete packages will be considered. An unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, cover letter, resume or CV, and portfolio are required. For the portfolio, you have the option to upload electronic documents/images, or a URL.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Portfolio

Optional Documents

  1. Other Document
  2. Student Work Samples

Supplemental Questions

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