Visual Communication Lecturer - Independent Contractor - VC-DBN-02
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

Campus/Business Unit:

Vega School - Durban Campus

Direct Reporting Line:

Vice Principal - Academic

Job Purpose:

Lecturing and academic delivery of third year Visual Communication module.

To enable students to engage with and solve advanced briefs and multidisciplinary challenges.

Students craft an industry-ready creative portfolio and work on real-life brand challenges in simulated agency teams.

The year culminates in an industry internship.


Honours Degree / Masters in a creative field, such as Design

Work Experience:

At least 3 years industry experience, with a collaborative, cross-platform, multi-disciplinary approach to conceptualising and crafting for various kinds of brand communication, marketing and advertising.

A solid foundation in the fundamentals and formal principles of Design is key.

An aptitude for Design Thinking and Creative Strategy in relation to problem solving, preparing for action, critical engagement and decision making is a must.

Required to have a layered portfolio detailing her/his ability to engage with complex brand challenges following all of the above.

Good knowledge and proficiency of the Adobe Creative Suite is a prerequisite, particularly Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.

Key Performance Area:

Deliver the module in such a manner as to achieve the stated subject outcomes within the assigned contact hours.

The assessment of student work within the stipulated marking and moderation cycle and provide constructive feedback to students and reporting any students concerns to the Student Relations Co-ordinator.

Class preparation and development of lesson plans in a constructivist learning approach.

Proactively participates in Vega events, such as Open Days, Graduation and others.

Arrange for the appropriate guest lecturer to support application to the world of work.

Operate in line with The Independent Institute of Education's (The IIE) policies.

Working Conditions:

Campus environment.


Equity Statement:

Preferably equity candidate.


Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted within two weeks of applying. Should you not hear from us in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.