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The vision of The Animation School is to be internationally recognised as the leading provider of higher education in the field of animation and was ranked number 18 in the world in 2017.

We are looking to appoint a senior lecturer for our Diploma in Digital Animation to join our dynamic team at our Johannesburg campus, starting mid-February 2018. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and creatively delivering the second-year curriculum to a diverse cohort as well as conducting the required assessments in a way that promotes high quality education.

A minimum of a degree in Animation or related field.
A minimum of two years’ experience working in the animation industry with a focus on directing and/ or leading a team.
Experience teaching in higher education or at least some other teaching training experience.

Excellent knowledge of software relevant to the effective delivery of the programme (Adobe Suite, Autodesk Maya, ToonBoom, Nuke and Houdini)
Thorough understanding of character design, 3D animation, rigging and production for animation
Excellent ability to manage and creatively direct multiple projects
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to mentor students
Good ability to manage time and work to deadlines
Proven organisational and planning ability

Commitment to high quality teaching and the fostering of a positive learning environment for students.
Commitment to continuous professional development.
Reliable and professional with a strong ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

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