Job: Full-time teaching faculty position (lecturer) – UOIT – Technical Artist

Hi all,

we are looking looking for a new teaching faculty member to join our game development program.

Subject: Technical Artist Job Position Available

Institution: UOIT Game Development & Entrepreneurship

Job Description Summary:

The Faculty of Business & Information Technology at UOIT invites applications for a full-time teaching focused position in the Game Development and Entrepreneurship program effective July 1, 2016.


The successful candidate will be knowledgeable and experienced in the role as a Technical Artist.  Candidates must possess expertise in 3D modeling, animation, as well as technical knowledge (C/C++, programming constructs, ability to develop plugins for modern engines/modeling/animation software).  Candidates must also have experience in prototyping gameplay and developing interactive video games with game engines (e.g. Unity3D, Unreal Engine), modeling/animation software packages (e.g. Autodesk Maya, Z-Brush).  Candidates must also demonstrate their ability to work as a valuable team member.

Applicants should possess an MFAMSc, or PhD, a strong academic background, and strong knowledge in some or all of the following areas with an emphasis on game development: computer modeling and animation, computer graphics, human-computer interaction, sound/audio, game design, multi-player online environments, and serious games.  In addition, relevant gaming-related industrial experience, university level teaching experience, and knowledge/experience regarding the “business of gaming” are also an asset. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

In keeping with our technology-enhanced learning environment utilizing laptop computers and wireless connectivity, strong computer skills are essential, and experience with Blackboard is an asset. In addition, a proven commitment to providing innovative and inclusive teaching strategies is required as is evidence of an ability to work in a collaborative environment. Demonstrates an awareness of the diverse educational background and learning styles of students and the importance of addressing these differences to improve student learning and success. Excellent communication skills with an ability to maintain effective relationships with a range of faculty, staff and students are essential.

For complete job posting, please refer to: 

Faculty of Business and Information Technology – Lecturer – Game Development and Entrepreneurship (489-136)


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