About Employment at DigiPen

DigiPen is a dynamic and fulfilling work environment. As an expanding institution, we periodically hire new faculty and staff members. Positions currently available are described below.

Download the DigiPen Employment Application.

DigiPen Institute of Technology does not discriminate in its educational and/or employment policies on the basis of race, religion, national/ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. All who meet the job qualifications listed below are encouraged to apply.


Full-Time Art Instructor, BFA in Digital Art and Animation Program, Fine Art Department

DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond

Starting Date: August 2016

Qualifications:

  • Preferred:
    • Ph.D. or master's degree in art/design related field.
    • Extensive university level teaching experience and/or demonstrated training experience.
    • Relevant industry experience is desirable, particularly art/design experience.
    • Proficient artistically and technically in any 2D or 3D software including, but not limited to, Photoshop, ZBrush, Maya.
  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in art, design or media related field (eg. film, video, or interactive media)
    • College or university level teaching experience and/or demonstrated training experience.
    • Four years professional experience in art/design, not necessarily limited to computer/video games, graphic design and UI.
    • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.

Key Activities:

  • Develop and refine content for, but not limited to, figure drawing courses.
  • Lecture and teach in a classroom setting on a daily basis.
  • Teach fundamentals in figure drawing with an emphasis on gesture and anatomical accuracy for both real and imagined figures.
  • Provide creative direction and criticism to students on assignments.
  • Work closely with art faculty to develop an ongoing and constantly improving curriculum that promotes interdisciplinary learning and reflects industry trends.
  • Organize and manage time efficiently for multiple classes.
  • Grade, critique and input assignment data on a weekly basis.
  • Act in the capacity of an academic advisor for students.

Salary:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

The Institution:

DigiPen Institute of Technology, a long-standing pioneer and global leader in the field of digital entertainment higher education, offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in game development, computer engineering, game design, and digital art and animation. The mission of DigiPen Institute of Technology is to offer higher education to those who would like to pursue studies and careers in fields of interactive computer technologies, which include graphics and real-time interactive simulation, and provide highly qualified personnel to the interactive computer industries to sustain their growth and productivity.

Application:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For an application, please email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and portfolio/web-site link. Electronic submission is required with documents in either Word or PDF format attached to an email sent to Robert Kmiec at rkmiec@digipen.edu with subject line "DigiPen Art Instructor".

DigiPen Institute of Technology does not discriminate in its educational and employment policies on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national/ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or with regard to the basis outlined in the Veterans’ Readjustment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.


Front Desk Assistant

DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond
Supervisor: Senior Vice President of Administration

General Scope:

The Front Desk Assistant performs administrative support duties to the administration department and DigiPen, in general. This position is responsible for the daily operation of administrative tasks associated with the front desk operations of DigiPen.

Job Responsibilities:

Daily Tasks:

  • Greet and assist visitors, students, parents and employees
  • Check in and announce guests
  • Process and track incoming/outgoing mail and parcels
  • Interoffice mail delivery
  • Maintain shuttle and visitor logs
  • Maintain cleanliness standards for admin and lobby spaces
  • Coordinate ID badges and manage student lockers
  • Book rooms and resolve booking conflicts
  • Maintain form bins
  • Primary phone coverage
  • Misc. troubleshooting
  • Other duties as assigned

Weekly Tasks:

  • Check supplies and order/stock for admin and faculty areas
  • Post door schedules

As Needed:

  • Supervising student workers
  • Decline offers from solicitors
  • Help the Admissions department with mailings
  • National and international FedEx shipping
  • Coordinate courier services

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, communications, journalism, or a related field.
  • At least 2-3 years of professional writing experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Secretarial experience in a school setting or office receptionist experience, preferred
  • Able to provide outstanding customer service
  • Ability to communicate effectively and willingness to problem solve
  • Organized, accurate, detail oriented and excellent with multi-tasking
  • Proactive and cheerful personality is essential
  • Can lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to work regular office hours dependably
  • Intermediate skills in MS Word, Excel and Outlook required

Details:

  • Location:  Redmond, WA
  • Full-time, non-exempt position
  • Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Compensation:  $31,000 year

Application Process:

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume.

Submit Resume and Cover Letter to:
Tracey Nguyen

HR Department
DigiPen Institute of Technology

9931 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA 98052


Email: tracey.nguyen@digipen.edu.


Full-time Digital Art and Animation BFA Faculty position: 3D Cinematic Project Instructor

DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond

Qualifications:

  • Preferred:
    • MFA degree in art or media related field.
    • Teaching experience and/or demonstrated training experience.
    • Extensive professional experience in art, not necessarily limited to computer/video games or animation.
    • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.

Key Activities:

  • Lecture and teach in a classroom setting on a daily basis.
  • Teach fundamentals and advanced topics in character animation and character/environment modeling, texturing and lighting using Maya. Additionally, cover pre-production aspects of the pipeline, such as story, character design, and environment design.
  • Provide artistic and technical support for 3D character and environment creation workflow, modeling and texturing for short cinematic projects.
  • Provide creative direction and criticism to students on assignments. This can include character research and animation blocking, animation polish, character and environment design, modeling techniques and workflow, UV unwrap tools and strategies, texture creation, meaningful lighting, shading and rendering solutions.
  • Teach problem solving – students need to constantly strive via research to optimize, fix and enhance an effective CG production pipeline.
  • Work closely with art faculty to develop an ongoing and constantly improving curriculum that reflects industry trends.
  • Organize and manage time efficiently for multiple classes.
  • Grade, critique and input assignment data on a weekly basis.
  • Act in the capacity of an academic advisor for students.

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in art or media related field.
  • At least 4 years of experience animating, modeling and texturing characters or environments in the role of Animator, Character Artist or Environment Artist in a game or cinematic team.
  • Proficient in lighting and rendering in Maya.
  • Skills in animating, as well as modeling and texturing hard surface, organic characters and environments.
  • Very proficient artistically and technically in Photoshop painting both realistic and stylized textures for environments and characters.
  • Proficient in Sculpting high-resolution environments and character models in Zbrush or Mudbox.
  • Proficient in UV Mapping and unwrapping of organic forms.
  • A Reel/Portfolio showing animation, CG Modeling. texturing, sculpting and 2d art skills.

Salary:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

The Institution:

DigiPen Institute of Technology, a long-standing pioneer and global leader in the field of digital entertainment higher education, offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in game development, computer engineering, game design, and digital art and animation. The mission of DigiPen Institute of Technology is to offer higher education to those who would like to pursue studies and careers in fields of interactive computer technologies, which include graphics and real-time interactive simulation, and provide highly qualified personnel to the interactive computer industries to sustain their growth and productivity.

DigiPen Institute of Technology does not discriminate in its educational and employment policies on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national/ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, or with regard to the basis outlined in the Veterans’ Readjusment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Application:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For a complete application, please email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a link to your website.

Please e-mail submissions to Jazno Francoeur at jfrancou@digipen.edu with subject line "DigiPen 3D Project Instructor". DigiPen Institute of Technology does not discriminate in its educational and employment policies on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national/ethnic origin, sex, or age.


Web Producer / Digital Marketing Specialist

DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond

DigiPen Institute of Technology is currently seeking a full-time [Web Producer] to join our Marketing and Communications team. The ideal candidate will be an energetic and experienced project manager with demonstrated ability to drive complex, multi-dimensional websites from concept to launch.

This is a full-time, exempt position. Candidates must be able to work on-site in Redmond during typical business hours (M-F); occasional evening or weekend work may be required.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Oversee large-scale web projects, which includes the following:
    • Assist with the research and selection of appropriate Content Management System(s).
    • Develop project plan, manage scope, and communicate progress to various stakeholders
    • Assign design, content, and development tasks to teammates and track progress
    • Coordinate and oversee testing at multiple stages throughout the project
    • Manage critical pre-launch activities such as design of analytics schema, assignment of redirects, and communicating launch logistics with IT and web team
    • Plan and oversee launch
  • Maintain and manage updates/upgrades to existing websites and applications
  • Triage incoming web requests and ensure that they are completed on time
  • Develop and maintain training procedures for web content contributors
  • Serve as liaison between internal stakeholders and the web team
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationship with members of the IT department
  • Assist with planning and execution of digital marketing campaigns
  • Other duties as assigned

Exceptional candidates for this position will have:

  • A bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of relevant professional experience.
  • Practical experience with various aspects of project management, including defining scope, prioritizing tasks, identifying dependencies, assessing risk, mitigating change, and facilitating communication.
  • In-depth, up-to-date knowledge of web governance, including understanding of relevant laws and regulations regarding web privacy and data protection.
  • An understanding of digital marketing strategies (e.g., social media, email, video and search) and the role that they play, especially in the planning stages of a new web project.
  • Excellent professional communication skills and a high-level of emotional intelligence, including the ability to communicate complex ideas across all levels of the organization and to manage stakeholder and team expectations.
  • Experience with a variety of different content management systems and, ideally, with the CMS vetting and selection process.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the technical foundations of the web, with an excellent grasp of both its limitations and its possibilities (experience with HTML/CSS is a plus but not required)
  • Understanding of basic web analytics concepts
  • Understanding of Accessibility for the web

Bonus points if you have any of the following:

  • Experience writing for the web, including familiarity with principles of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and understanding of the fundamentals of content marketing.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of social media as a marketing channel, including demonstrated ability to create effective content and reach audiences across different platforms and demographics.
  • Experience with any of the following: MS Dynamics CRM, ClickDimensions (or other marketing automation platforms), Google Analytics, WordPress, BigTreeCMS, Basecamp, TeamGantt
  • Experience with Version Control systems
  • Experience with Project Management systems
  • Spanish fluent

Application Process:

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to:
Andy Seaboyer
Senior Web Developer
DigiPen Institute of Technology
Email: aseaboyer@digipen.edu.

Our hiring process begins with a phone interview. Applicants offered an in-person interview should complete the DigiPen Institute of Technology Application for Employment. DigiPen Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer.


Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant or Associate Professor

DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, WA invites applications for a faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level.

Detailed Description:

Interest and ability to teach undergraduate electrical and computer engineering courses and laboratories is essential, and experience with embedded systems is desirable. An interest in academic research with student involvement is preferable. Faculty in the department conduct research with undergraduate students in embedded systems, remote sensing, and signal processing, which is often incorporated into student project coursework. Additional responsibilities of the position include professional and scholarly activities, advising and mentoring students, course and program assessment and development, supervising student projects, and university/community service. Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communications skills, and a strong command of the English language are required.

DigiPen is a small, private university in Redmond, WA within the Seattle metro area and one of the most rapidly developing software, game development, and technology hubs in the world. The Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering program is focused on embedded systems and includes team-based projects in each semester of the program. As students develop through the program, they have increasingly more creative control over their projects and are responsible for component selection, design, system test, and implementation of their own hardware and/or software system. Design constraints that are encountered in industry are followed, such as use model, cost, power, and portability. These projects complement rigorous coursework in computer science, engineering, mathematics, and physics. The Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering program is accredited by ABET-EAC.

More about BSCE program: https://www.digipen.edu/academics/degree-programs/computer-engineering/

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related field at the time of employment. Expertise within any area of ECE is welcomed and experience with embedded systems and/or low level programming is desirable. Candidates must be interested in advising student projects in a wide variety of areas within ECE. Significant industrial, entrepreneurial and/or teaching experience would strengthen a candidate's credentials, but recent graduates are invited to apply. Candidates committed to including underrepresented groups in STEM disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply.

Diversity Statement:

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are priorities of DigiPen Institute of Technology. We endorse the goals of affirmative action and equal opportunity employment. We hire the most qualified individuals for faculty and staff, while striving to attract candidates from diverse backgrounds. We are especially committed to hiring candidates that represent a diverse cross section of the population based, among other things, on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, physical ability, socioeconomic status, and veteran status.

Application:

Deadline for receipt of applications is April 20, 2016. Applications received after the deadline may be reviewed at the discretion of the search committee. A complete application consists of:

  • A cover letter
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • A statement of research and scholarly interests
  • The names of at least three references with contact information

The anticipated start date for the position is August 15, 2016.

Compensation for the positions is commensurate with experience and credentials. Openings are subject to budget consideration and approval. DigiPen Institute of Technology reserves the right to extend application deadlines and/or not to offer advertised positions. Applicants whose qualifications best fit the requirements of the position may be interviewed. Please submit all application materials via email to:

Dr. Jeremy N. Thomas
Chair of ECE Search Committee
DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Road
Redmond, WA 98052
Email: jeremy.thomas@digipen.edu


Writer/Editor

DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond

Our internal Marketing and Communications team is looking for a qualified Writer/Editor to join our team and help tell the story of our institution through effective print and online marketing materials, news and events articles, social media channels, and more. This position could be a great fit for someone with a journalism or communications background who is looking forward to bringing their solid writing, editing, and storytelling expertise to help highlight and promote the work of our talented students, faculty, and alumni. It's also a great fit for anyone with an interest in games and computer technology.

This is a position that demands initiative, flexibility, enthusiasm, and strong writing skills, as well as a keen sense of how to write for a particular audience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing original articles and other story-driven content for our news and events website; this may involve conducting in-person or long distance interviews with students, alumni, faculty, etc.
  • Contributing to our social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr, and other platforms.
  • Writing and editing content for printed marketing materials, including degree program viewbooks, brochures, and other related projects.
  • Assisting with multi-stage ad campaigns by devising messages and strategies that will increase our brand awareness, connect with our target audiences, and generate new leads for our educational programs.
  • Collaborating with a creative team to devise and execute new marketing-related projects, campaigns, and strategies.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, communications, journalism, or a related field.
  • At least 2-3 years of professional writing experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong interest and/or experience in video production and editing.
  • Personal transportation (this job may require occasional offsite trips to meet with interview subjects).
  • Familiarity with the game industry.

Application Process:

To apply, please send us your cover letter, resume, and up to five writing samples or a link to your writing portfolio website. Please send your applications by email to Flynn Espe, Assistant Director of Communications, at fespe@digipen.edu.


Desktop Operations Administrator

DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond

JOB SUMMARY:

The Desktop Operations Administrator is responsible for the deployment, maintenance, and tracking of Desktop Systems running Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. As a Desktop Operations Administrator, you will work as an intermediary support tier between the Client Services and Operations groups. You will assist and receive assistance from both groups. Strong Windows server and client skills are required. Windows Active Directory Architecture experience desired.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • 3+ years of IT management or high tier support experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Windows Server and Desktop environments.
  • Strong Automation and scripting (Batch, Vbscript, Powershell, Bash, Perl).
  • Experience deploying/administering a Windows/Active Directory environment.
  • Strong familiarity with the following:
    • Windows 2008/2012 R2.
    • Windows 7, and newer versions.
    • Windows OS and Software Deployment.
    • DHCP and DNS services.
    • Windows Active Directory.
    • OpenLDAP.
    • Group Policy administration.
    • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).
    • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT).
  • Basic application virtualization knowledge.
  • Basic Linux familiarity.
  • Must be able to problem solve.
  • Must be able to stay on top of requests and prioritize according to level of urgency.
  • Ability to compose technical documents in an easily accessible format.
  • Ability to stay calm and professional under pressure.
  • Availability to perform after-hours work when needed.

PREFERRED CANDIDATES:

  • MCSE/MCSA
  • Experience in an Educational environment.
  • Experience handling privileged and confidential information.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As Desktop Operations Administrator you will be responsible for supporting all Desktop administration tasks for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X desktops and other software solutions throughout the school:

  • Install, configure, and maintain Windows, Linux, Mac OS X.
  • Install, configure, and maintain Windows Servers.
  • Repair and recover from software or hardware failure on Windows Servers/Desktops.
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis.
  • Orchestrate Software and OS Deployments.
  • Work with Operations team to maintain existing and evaluate/deploy new Antivirus solutions.
  • Perform performance tuning, software/hardware upgrade, and resource optimization as required on a regular basis on Windows Servers.
  • Automate administrative tasks through the use of scripting technologies.
  • Report to the Senior Systems Administrator and keep him/her apprised on projects and ongoing issues.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit Resume and Cover Letter to:
IT Department
DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA 98052

Email: it@us.digipen.edu


Lecturer, Department of Computer Science

Campus: DigiPen Institute of Technology, Singapore

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Lecturer in Department of Computer Science, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. We expect to make an appointment at the Lecturer level, although more senior candidates will also be considered.

STARTING DATE:

Immediate

QUALIFICATIONS:

Ph.D. (or near completion) or a Masters in Computer Science or a closely related field with research and teaching interests involving interactions between computer science and interactive digital entertainment, especially in subjects of interest such as 2D and 3D game development, computer graphics, real-time interactive simulation and mobile graphics.

Candidates are expected to have 4 years of relevant industry experience, though exceptions could be made in some cases. A commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship is also expected.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

eaching a combination of game development and computer science related courses within the undergraduate Computer Science and Game Design programs according to the candidate's own interests and the School needs.

Other responsibilities include academic advising, undergraduate research advising, curriculum development, institutional service and appropriate scholarly activity.

SALARY:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

APPLICATION:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For a complete application, please email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcript of highest degree earned, and three letters of recommendation. Electronic submission is required with documents in either Word or PDF format attached to an email sent to:

Email: singapore-jobs@digipen.edu
Subject line: "Lecturer, Department of Computer Science"


Systems Administrator

Campus: DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Systems Administrator assists the Senior Systems Administrator in ensuring the operational stability of the service infrastructure, including servers, operating systems, and supporting services. As a Systems Administrator, you will work as part of a four-person team to support the large student and staff community of DigiPen. Strong Linux and Windows skills are required. Windows Active Directory Architecture experience desired.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • 3+ years of IT management or high tier support experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Windows and Linux Server environments.
  • Strong Automation and scripting (bash, Perl, vbscript, Powershell).
  • Experience deploying/administering a Windows/Active Directory environment.
  • Strong familiarity with the following:
    • Windows 2008/2012 R2
    • Windows 7
    • DHCP and DNS services
    • Windows Active Directory
    • OpenLDAP
    • Group Policy administration
    • Microsoft Dynamics CRM
    • Microsoft SQL 2008 R2 and newer versions
  • Basic application virtualization knowledge.
  • Must be able to problem solve.
  • Must be able to stay on top of requests and prioritize according to level of urgency.
  • Ability to compose technical documents in an easily accessible format.
  • Ability to stay calm and professional under pressure.
  • Availability to perform after-hours work when needed.

PREFERRED CANDIDATES:

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator.
  • Experience in an Educational environment.
  • Experience handling privileged and confidential information.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As Systems Administrator you will be responsible for supporting all system administration tasks for Linux and Windows servers and other Microsoft solutions throughout the school:

  • Install, configure, and maintain Windows servers and services 
  • Repair and recover from software or hardware failure
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis
  • Perform performance tuning, software/hardware upgrade, and resource optimization as required on a regular basis
  • Automate administrative tasks through the use of scripting technologies
  • Report to the Senior Systems Administrator and keep him apprised on projects and ongoing issues

Submit Resume and Cover Letter to:
IT Department

DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA 98052
Email: it.us@digipen.edu


Technology Academy Video Game Programming Instructor 

Location: Tumwater, Washington or Spanaway, Washington

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Teaches Video Game Programming full-time to high school students at the New Market Skills Center in Tumwater, Washington or Pierce County Skills Center in Spanaway, Washington. The instructor acts as a DigiPen liaison at the regional skill center and teaches the video game programming curriculum uniquely designed by DigiPen.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teaching high school juniors and seniors the fundamental and requisites required to enter a technology degree program at the collegiate level.
  • Communicating with parents and school administrators about student progress in DigiPen’s Technology Academy program.
  • Representing DigiPen at local school district events.
  • Recruiting students for local school DigiPen programs.
  • Continuing to grow and develop as a teacher.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Skills/Attributes:

  • Intermediate or better programming knowledge
  • 3+ years of technical industry experience
  • A dynamic personality driven by a passion for learning and education
  • A service-oriented attitude

Preffered Skills/Attributes:

  • Teaching and training experience
  • Degree in computer science or similar
  • Industry experience in programming or video game creation
  • Mathematics up to linear algebra
  • 3D animation skills.
  • Design experience

Submit Resume and Cover Letter to:
Tiffany Chau
Manager of Business Administration, K-12
Youth Development & DigiPen Foundation for Education
DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA 98052
Phone: 425-895-4433 Fax: 425-558-0378
Email: tiffany.chau@digipen.edu

DigiPen Institute of Technology does not discriminate in its educational and/or employment policies on the basis of race, religion, national/ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. All who meet the qualifications listed above are encouraged to apply.


Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department

DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond

The Computer Science department at DigiPen Institute of Technology is accepting applications for a full-time position starting August 2016 at the level of Assistant Professor. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in computer science or closely related field. Specializations in computer graphics, artificial intelligence, or distributed computing are desired, but other specializations will also be considered.

To be considered for this position, applicants must include the following items in their application package:

  • Letter of formal application addressing how your experience and education qualifies you to the position.
  • Resume of all educational and professional experience including a list of courses taught.
  • Three professional references with names, addresses, email address, and telephone numbers.

Compensation for the positions is commensurate with experience and credentials. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Openings are subject to budget consideration and approval.

DigiPen Institute of Technology reserves the right to extend application deadlines and/or not to offer advertised positions. Applicants whose qualifications best fit the requirements of the position may be interviewed.

To be included in the pool for anticipated opening, please submit all application materials via email to:

Dr. Dmitri Volper
Chair of Faculty Search Committee
DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Road
Redmond WA 98052

Email: dvolper[at]digipen.edu


Lecturer, Department of Computer Science

Description: Lecturer in Department of Computer Science, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. We expect to make an appointment at the Lecturer level, although more senior candidates will also be considered.

Location: Singapore campus

Starting Date: Immediate

Qualifications: Ph.D. (or near completion) or a Masters in Computer Science or a closely related field with research and teaching interests involving interactions between computer science and interactive digital entertainment, especially in subjects of interest such as 2D and 3D game development, computer graphics, real-time interactive simulation and mobile graphics.

Candidates are expected to have 4 years of relevant industry experience, though exceptions could be made in some cases.  A commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship is also expected.

Responsibilities:  Teaching a combination of game development and computer science related courses within the undergraduate Computer Science and Game Design programs according to the candidate's own interests and the School needs.

Other responsibilities include academic advising, undergraduate research advising, curriculum development, institutional service and appropriate scholarly activity.

Salary: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For a complete application, please email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcript of highest degree earned, and three letters of recommendation. Electronic submission is required with documents in either Word or PDF format attached to an email sent to:

Email: singapore-jobs@digipen.edu
Subject line: "Lecturer, Department of Computer Science"


DigiPen Singapore Lecturer, Department of Game Software Design and Production

Description: We expect to make an appointment at the Lecturer level, although more senior candidates will also be considered.

Location: Singapore Campus

Starting Date: Immediate

Qualifications: Bachelor of higher degree.  Disciplines like Art, Science or Engineering involving interactions between computer science and interactive digital entertainment are preferred.

Previously industry experience in game design is required. The ideal candidate would be a game designer with enough technical knowledge to teach a broad range of subjects related to game development using game engines (UDK) or Unity3d) and/or scripting languages such as C# and JavaScript.  Experience in mobile or application development and 3D modeling tools is a plus. A commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship is expected.

Responsibilities: Teaching a combination of game design courses within the undergraduate Game Design programs.  Other responsibilities include academic advising, undergraduate research advising, curriculum development, institutional service and appropriate scholarly activity.

Salary: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For a complete application, please email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcript of highest degree earned, and three letters of recommendation.  Electronic submission is required with documents in either Word or PDF format attached to an email sent:

Email: singapore-jobs@digipen.edu
Subject line: "Lecturer, Department of Game Software Design and Production"


Faculty Positions, DigiPen Bilbao

About DigiPen Bilbao

DigiPen Institute of Technology, a long-standing pioneer and global leader in the field of digital entertainment higher education, offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in game development, computer engineering, game design, and digital art and animation. Headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA, DigiPen is opening a branch campus in Bilbao, Spain, in 2011.

By combining a comprehensive curriculum, world-class faculty, and practical production experience, DigiPen Bilbao will provide an innovative and rigorous educational experience in the following degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation

Both of DigiPen's degrees are rigorous programs of highly academic courses and team-based projects that provide the crucial breadth and depth of knowledge required to succeed in the digital entertainment industry.

Description

DigiPen Bilbao is reviewing applications for both full-time and part-time positions in our Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, General Education (English, History), Art, Animation, and Computer Graphics departments. We expect to make appointments at the Assistant Professor level, although more junior or senior candidates will also be considered. Candidates should currently hold valid visas/permits to work in Spain. Candidates must be fluent in English because all classes will be conducted in this language.

How To Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. To apply, please email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research philosophy, transcript of highest degree earned, and three letters of recommendation to iotalora@digipen.edu with “Faculty Resume” as the subject. Documents must be in either Word or PDF format. DigiPen will be conducting in-person interviews in Bilbao on July 12 and 13, 2011. You may reach Ignacio Otalora at (94) 4706400 or iotalora@digipen.edu.