Games Technology Tutor
Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies (CICT) is a forward thinking centre of learning, home to the very best technology, studios, equipment and industry-connected tutors. Now in our 25th year, we provide a vibrant and professional learning environment for over 2000 passionate and committed students studying for careers in the creative industries.
We are after passionate, gifted and creative educators with skills in computer games development to join our team to teach on our Games Technology provision. As an experienced games technologist, you will have the skills to work in at least one or more of the following areas – producing and implementing audio into an engine environment, programming in Industry standard languages, Q/A Testing or Design Production and Management. Depending upon your skills you will deliver lessons in a range of areas such as working with Industry Standard Game Engines and App Production for a multitude of devices, and User Interface Design including Audio synchronization.
If you see your future supporting learners to fulfil their potential and have the skills required to create an innovative and inspiring learning environment – then this is the place for you!
You will have industry related skills and be a great team player along with some or all of the following:
- Experience and expertise in using the Unity game engine, alongside experience in C# to create object orientated games
- Experience and expertise in designing User Interface elements for games accessibility and usability considerations
- Experience or knowledge of game asset creation using software such as Photoshop, Autodesk Maya, 3DSMax, Mudbox and After Effects
- Experience of App Production across a range of platforms and devices
- Understanding of audio implementation and workflow into Unity
- Understanding of graphical workflow within the games industry
From planning lessons and preparing resources for designated programmes and modules to delivering enriching sessions and activities, and supporting students through group and individual tutorials, our tutors are at the heart of the student experience.
It’s essential that you are conversant with current professional practices within your field of expertise. You will also be educated to degree level and either hold a recognised teaching qualification, or be prepared to study for one. You will have some knowledge or experience of teaching at further and/or higher education. If you have the attitude and desire to work in varied, dynamic environment and believe in an industry shaping vocational provision then we can guarantee you will play a key role in our success.
In return you will receive a generous holiday allowance starting at 28 days per year, plus bank holidays and Christmas closure, as well as access to a range of other employee benefits, including our travel discounts and our healthcare cash plan.
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, owned by Nottingham Trent University, consists of the Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies, a further and higher education institute for specialist creative industry subjects and home to the very best technology, studios and industry-connected tutors; Spool, our post-production, film and TV company, our live performance 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 Monday 2nd March 2020.