Confetti Media Group Antenna Beck Street Nottingham NG1 1EQ Telephone +44 (0)115 993 2350 | Email

Vacancy for Games Technology Tutor

Division: CICT
Department: Games
Salary: £19,877 to £26,812 per annum (pro rata for part time) depending on skills, experience & qualifications
Contract Type: Flexible
Closing Date: 26 Jun 2018

Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies (CICT) is a forward thinking centre of learning, home to the very best technology, studios, equipment and industry-connected tutors. Now in our 25th year, we provide a vibrant and professional learning environment for over 1600 passionate and committed students studying for careers in the creative industries. In 2015 the Confetti Media Group was acquired by Nottingham Trent University, increasing the opportunities for growth and success over the coming years. We are currently undergoing an exciting campus transformation, part of a £12m development programme.  

We are after passionate, gifted and creative educators with skills in computer games development to join our rapidly expanding team to teach on our Games Technology provision. As an experienced games technologist, you will have the skills to work in at least one or more of the following areas – Character and Environmental Animation using appropriate techniques, producing and implementing audio into an engine environment, programming in Industry standard languages, Q/A Testing or Design Production and Management. Depending upon your skills you will deliver lessons in a range of areas such as working with Industry Standard Game Engines, Asset Production and Pipeline Processes, Games Design, App Production for a multitude of devices, and User Interface Design including Audio synchronization. 

You will have industry related skills and be a great team player along with some or all of the following:

  • Experience and expertise in using the Unreal Engine & Unity game engine, alongside experience in C# to create object orientated games.
  • Experience and expertise in designing User Interface elements for games using the Unreal Engine, incorporating accessibility and usability considerations.
  • Experience or knowledge of game asset creation using software such as Photoshop, Autodesk Maya, 3DSMax, Mudbox and After Effects.
  • Experience of App Production across a range of platforms and devices.
  • Understanding of audio implementation and workflow into Unreal & Unity.
  • Understanding of graphical workflow within the games industry.

From planning lessons and preparing resources for designated programmes and modules to delivering enriching sessions and activities, and supporting students through group and individual tutorials, our tutors are at the heart of the student experience. 

It’s essential that you are conversant with current professional practices within your field of expertise. You will also be educated to degree level and hold a recognised teaching qualification, or be prepared to study for one. You will have some knowledge or experience of teaching at further and/or higher education. If you have the attitude and desire to work in varied, dynamic environment and believe in an industry shaping vocational provision then we can guarantee you will play a key role in our success.

If you see your future supporting learners to fulfil their potential and have the skills required to create an innovative and inspiring learning environment - then this is the place for you!

Confetti is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Confetti Media Group consists of Spool, a post-production, film and TV company; music management company, Denizen; creative business centre, Antenna; furniture design and installation company, Constellations and finally, Nottingham’s local TV channel Notts TV

For further information, please download the job profile document below.  To apply, please click “Apply for this job” below to access the online application form. 

Applications must be submitted by 10 am on Tuesday 26th June 2018.

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