Game Design 3A Lecturer - Independent Contractor (August 2020 - December 2020) - GD3LIC02
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

Campus/Business Unit:

Vega School - Durban Campus

Direct Reporting Line:

Head - Academic

Job Purpose:

Academic delivery of module with Advanced Illustration, focus on applying conceptual and illustration skills to challenging projects that requires conceptual problem-solving. This module explores different illustration techniques and different applications of illustrations, to build on the Basic and Intermediate Illustration modules.


A completed Honours Degree / Masters in a design field, such as Multimedia Design, Game Design or Digital Arts with experience in 3D character animation.

Work Experience:

At least 3 years industry experience, with a collaborative, cross-platform, multi-disciplinary approach to research, conceptualising and crafting for various kinds and genres of digital games on both computer and mobile platforms.

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

The successful candidate is required to have a layered portfolio detailing her/his ability to engage with the entire game design process.

Experience in 3D character animation is essential.

Computer literacy:  experience in Misrosoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint required for academic administration and delivery. Good knowledge and proficiency of the Adobe Creative Suite as well as 3DS Max is a prerequisite.

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.