Connecticut Art Directors Club

March 2017


Adjunct faculty: Motion Graphics, User Interface and Interaction Design

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Department of Art & Design at the University of New Haven is currently seeking Adjunct Faculty to teach Motion Graphics for the Fall 2017 semester (start date: August 30, 2017) and User Interface and Interaction Design in the Spring 2018 semester. Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday 9am-12pm.

Requirements:

An MFA in graphic and interactive/web design is preferred, a BFA will be considered, plus previous college/university-level teaching. Applicants must have significant professional experience in UI design and motion graphics, a broad knowledge of current design practices and a strong background in conceptual and design-based principles. Successful candidates must show evidence of expertise in graphic software and programing languages relevant to interactive and responsive design: Mac OS, Adobe Creative Suite, Invision App Prototyping, After Effects, HTML, and CSS.

Required Application Materials:

  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vita
  • Names and contact information of three references
  • Digital portfolio (pdf or link to website):
    10 examples of professional work in graphic and interactive/web design
    10 examples of student work

To Apply:

Send required application materials to gsemmanuel@newhaven.edu with the subject heading Motion and UI Adjunct. The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. The University continues to build a culturally diverse, broadly trained faculty capable of fostering an inclusive environment which is necessary to help prepare our students for the future. The University of New Haven's main campus is located on 82 acres in West Haven, CT, a suburban hillside community only minutes from the bustling city of New Haven and miles of Connecticut shoreline and beaches. The campus is only 90 minutes from New York City and 2 1/2 hours from Boston.

The University of New Haven is committed to achieving a diverse and pluralistic community that reflects the multiracial and culturally diverse society in the United States through strict non-discrimination in admissions, educational programs and employment. The commitment to Affirmative Action is also a commitment to be proactive in the continuing effort to diversify the faculty, staff and the student body at the University. The University will base decisions on employment so as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background checks.

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Adjunct faculty: Virtual Design

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Department of Art & Design at the University of New Haven is currently seeking Adjunct Faculty to teach Virtual Design for the Fall 2017 (start date: August 30, 2017). Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday 9am-12pm.

Requirements:

A PHD in computer science or an MFA in digital design, new media is preferred, a BFA or BS in computer science will be considered, plus previous college/university-level teaching. Applicants must have significant professional experience in:

  • Augmented Reality
  • Virtual Design Environment
  • Common Software Engineering Practices
  • 3D or Natural User Interaction
  • App Development for Virtual Reality (Oculus Rift),
  • Story Development for Interactive Media

Successful candidates must show evidence of expertise in graphic software and 3D modeling and animation. PC and Mac OS. Adobe Creative Suite

Required Application Materials:

  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vita
  • Names and contact information of three references
  • Strong portfolio of virtual design and advanced user interaction design
  • 10 examples of student work

To Apply:

Send required application materials to gsemmanuel@newhaven.edu with the subject heading Virtual Design Adjunct. The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. The University continues to build a culturally diverse, broadly trained faculty capable of fostering an inclusive environment which is necessary to help prepare our students for the future. The University of New Haven's main campus is located on 82 acres in West Haven, CT, a suburban hillside community only minutes from the bustling city of New Haven and miles of Connecticut shoreline and beaches. The campus is only 90 minutes from New York City and 2 1/2 hours from Boston.

The University of New Haven is committed to achieving a diverse and pluralistic community that reflects the multiracial and culturally diverse society in the United States through strict non-discrimination in admissions, educational programs and employment. The commitment to Affirmative Action is also a commitment to be proactive in the continuing effort to diversify the faculty, staff and the student body at the University. The University will base decisions on employment so as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background checks.

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