Part-time Professor of Animation

SCAD Atlanta seeks a part-time professor of animation to develop and extend students’ awareness of story, design, audience, and collaboration in production. In this role, you will apply your industry experience and expert technical proficiency in the classroom.

The Savannah College of Art and Design has been named among the world’s top animation schools and among the “Ivy League of Animation” by 3D World magazine. The ideal candidate will apply an understanding of commercial or independent filmmaking to teach a unique curriculum that explores 2D and 3D animation, and includes digital modeling, rigging, lighting, and look development.

The successful candidate will have a strong portfolio of work that reflects a high degree of animation knowledge including gesture drawing, 2D and 3D experience, and a strong understanding of the production pipeline. Proven leadership skills and the ability to work with students of diverse backgrounds are essential. This is your chance to work with talented students in a thriving metropolis home to a multitude of Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit organizations, design firms, fine art galleries, and more.


- Terminal degree or its equivalent in animation or a related field
- Proficient in relevant software such as Maya, Toon Boom, Blender, and ZBrush
- Reel, website, or flatbook of your own character performance work that displays the animation process and, if applicable, a reel, website, or flatbook that displays your former students’ work is preferred
- University-level teaching experience preferred

Minimum Qualifications:

- Terminal degree in related discipline.
- Teaching experience at the collegiate level preferred.
- Experience or knowledge of related industries.
- Ability to be credentialed through SACS guidelines or justified to teach.

Work Hours:As noted in the Employment Agreement.

ADA Tag: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.