University of Bolton: Lecturer in Games Art

Lecturer in Games Art – AC2/Grade 7
The University of Bolton – School of Creative Technologies

Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 22 August 2016

The University of Bolton has embarked on an ambitious enhancement agenda as a “teaching intensive, research informed” University. Its robust financial position and recent achievements put the University in a good position to capitalise on the challenges and opportunities of the current HE environment.

This role-holder will enthusiastically lead and contribute to the delivery, development, research and administrative support of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, which will include the academic and personal support of students.

Relevant teaching/mentoring and games asset creation experience together is crucial, as is the ability to undertake appropriate subject specific research and /or advanced creative practice and/or enterprise activity. We also place a strong emphasis on relevant industry experience and therefore would be especially keen to hear from candidates who are able to demonstrate an excellent understanding of key developments gained from working within the relevant sector.

The University is interested in candidates with significant, demonstrable experience in one or more of the following areas; 3D Modelling (Maya), Texturing, Shader Creation, Environment Art, Concept Art (Traditional and/or Digital), Asset and Folio Presentation and Employability within the sector. Further, demonstrable experience in the use of Unreal Engine, Substance Painter and ZBrush would serve the candidate’s application well.

The successful candidate would need to show a desire and ability to deliver knowledge in an appealing manner and be passionate about creating an environment in which our students can thrive.

An application form, job description and person specification can be viewed on our website: http://www.bolton.ac.uk/HumanResources/Vacancies/Home.aspx or requested by email: jobs@bolton.ac.uk. Alternatively, please telephone our 24 hour answering service on (01204) 903579 (Please leave your home address details). If contacting the University of Bolton please remember to quote the position reference number.

Applicants need to be aware that only a completed application form will be considered, unless it is specifically indicated in an advertisement that a CV will be accepted. Where appropriate, you should include a list of all publications when submitting your application. Please ensure you quote the position reference number on all documentation submitted.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, for more information please visit https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa.

The University of Bolton strives to achieve equality of opportunity