FE Games Art Course Leader

Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies (CICT) is a forward thinking centre of learning. Recognised for the high standards of our teaching, as well as our enviable industry connections, we provide a vibrant and professional learning environment for over 1500 further and higher education students studying for careers in the creative industries. CICT is part of the Confetti Media Group, which is owned by Nottingham Trent University increasing the opportunities for growth and success over the coming years.

We want you to join our team of course leaders to help deliver and develop our FE Games Art curriculum. You will take responsibility for the management of our current, well-established FE Games Art course. From coordinating resources and managing student activities to developing industry links and course marketing, our course leaders are at the core of the student experience.

If you are an experienced and passionate educator who would relish the opportunity to develop a unique and engaging curriculum and have the expertise outlined below then we are keen to meet you.

Industry specific experience, skills and knowledge required for this role are:

  • Up to date knowledge of the Games Industry (Digital or Tabletop) and the Games Art roles within it.
  • Experience of Game Art Workflow Patterns and the Game Art Pipeline.
  • Experience of Further Education curriculum design.
  • Experience of traditional and digital art materials, techniques and processes.
  • Experience of relevant 2D software, 3D software and Games Engines used in the Industry, including some knowledge of 3D asset production.
  • Experience of traditional art and design theory and practice.
  • An understanding of the History of Art and its impact on the Games Industry.

Our course leaders are at the heart of our education management team so applicants will need to have a proven track record of managing people and curriculum within an education environment.

It’s essential that you are conversant with current professional practices within your field of expertise. You will also have experience of teaching and/or managing in further and/or higher education. You will also be educated to at least degree level and will hold a recognised teaching qualification. If you have the attitude and desire to work in varied, dynamic environment and believe in industry shaping vocational provision then we can guarantee you will play a key role in our success.

Confetti is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure & Barring Service.

If you are interested in working for us but this position isn’t quite right for you, please register your details on our jobs board and we will let you know when a more suitable opportunity arises.

Confetti Media Group consists of Spool, our post-production, film and TV company, our music and live events venue, Metronome, our creative business centre, Antenna and our furniture design and installation company, Constellations. We are a key partner in Nottingham’s TV channel Notts TV and are at the forefront of developments within the Creative Quarter.

For further information, please download the job profile document below.  To apply, please click “Apply for this job” below to access the online application form.

Applications must be submitted by 10 am on Friday 11th December 2020.

Department

Games


Contract type

Permanent/Full Time


Salary

£30,732.41 to £36,693.81 per annum, dependent on skills, knowledge and experience


Closing date

11/12/2020 10:00:00


Job Ref

CMG/1385


Further info

Download the job profile document >