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Lecturer - Digital Design

at University of Colorado Boulder

Posted: 3/9/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 14099
Keywords: professional

Job Description

Universityof Colorado – College of Arts and Media

Lecturer - Digital Design

TheUniversity of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals withdemonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and workingenvironment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students,faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Nature of Work 
This posting will establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers for the College of Arts & Media Visual Arts Department. Candidates hired from this pool will fill temporary, non-tenure track positions and will teach no more than two courses per semester. Appointments will be part-time (less than 50%) and will be made semester-by-semester, depending on the needs of the department. Therefore, this posting does not necessarily reflect a current open position. This temporary Lecturer recruitment pool is anticipated to remain continuously active until December 31, 2018, at which point all applicants will be cleared from the pool. Applicants are encouraged to apply to future recruitment pools after that date. 

Support Received

This position reports to Visual Arts Department. 

Digital Design Program's Mission  
The Digital Design program integrates aesthetic, creative, and critical thought with expertise in advanced electronic media. Configured as an interdisciplinary arts and design laboratory, Digital Design offers a hands-on education combining new art technologies and design concepts within a concentrated theoretical framework that promotes an understanding of the cultural impact and uses of digital technologies. Through this interdisciplinary approach, combining arts and communication, Digital Design strives to produce artists and designers who will use design in innovative ways both in commercial and artistic spheres. 

Examples of Work Performed 
Teach courses from introductory to advanced levels of web design, UX and UI to undergraduate design students.  


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
  • Exceptional Broad knowledge of the history of art, contemporary art and design 
  • Knowledge of wire-framing, UX and research and production techniques 
  • Ability to teach professional practices and approaches in to design 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Knowledge of marketing, branding and dissemination

Minimum Requirements 
  • MFA degree in design or advanced degree in related field and minimum of three years of professional industry experience 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Knowledge of conceptual and design-based principles as applied to professional practice and experimental design 
  • Excellent facility with graphic design applications such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator 
  • Excellent typography skills 
  • 1 - 2 years professional experience working with Interaction Design 
  • Ability to teach and work with a diverse student body. 

Preferred Qualifications 
  • 2 - 3 years teaching experience on the college level 
  • 3 - 5 years professional design experience 
  • Expertise in 3D motion and motion graphics  
  • Advanced skill-sets and experience in motion graphics, 3D, UX and UI Design. •Knowledge in human-centered information, experience and interactivity design. 
  • Professional experience with project development, pitch development and or branding 
  • Experience in Ethnographic Design research 
  • Scholarly or creative research focused on any of the following: Motion Design, Broadcast Design, Game Design, Sensory Typography, Professional Practices, Design History, Environmental Design, Social Design and Activism, and or Sensory Based Programming.

Salary and Benefits:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz MedicalCampus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body,faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a cultureof inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourageapplications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and allveterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality ineducation and employment.