Pearson VFX Tutor in London, United Kingdom

VFX Tutor

Description

Escape Studios are Europe's premier visual effects academy with over 14 years experience in creating world-class, studio-ready talent.

We take students with raw talent and big aspirations and shape them into the creative professionals demanded by today’s employers. We promise highly vocational, industry-focused training experience, giving our students the skills they need to graduate job-ready.

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Visual Effects (VFX), Games Art and Animation. We offer a range of full-time and part-time short courses in Visual Effects, Games and Animation.

You'll be joining a team of experienced professionals who know how to pass on the knowledge, skills and curiosity to create the next generation of innovators that will move the creative industries forward.

Synopsis

As a VFX Tutor you will be primarily responsible for the development and delivery of 3D/2D for VFX programme in the classroom, online or via any other medium as appropriate. There will be other opportunities to deliver other course content and teach new emerging software and techniques in the future. Working closely with the other tutors and the Course Development and Student Experience teams you will ensure the courses offered are of the highest quality and that your specific area of expertise is up to date and industry relevant at all times.

Key to success will be the ability to communicate complex ideas, tools and techniques to students in a classroom environment, online through e-Learning and with other staff at Escape Studios. There may be times when training new tutors and on-boarding procedures are also part your duties to maintain a high standard of teaching in the classrooms and internally.

SpecificResponsibilities

  • Work with the Head of 3D/2D and other members of staff to deliver the premier CG training facility in Europe.

  • Delivering courses to students in a classroom environment and through the online learning system and, when necessary, to individuals and professional customers on and off-site.

  • Providing one–to-one feedback, coaching,showreel clinicsand support to students with a range of backgrounds and abilities.

  • Demonstrate technical and/or artistic excellence within a specific area of expertise or software product range.

  • The ongoing research and development of course content and industry tools and techniques to ensure the highest quality and industry relevance of the training.

  • Collaborative, team-based and individual work on course development projects for both classroom and online training.

  • To organise workloads to a schedule and work under pressure when required.

  • Cooperation with the Marketing, Sales and Recruitment teams to support and participate in promotional and business development activities.

  • To act as a high-profile representative of Escape Studios at all times, presenting yourself in a professional and positive manner.

  • Involvement in other ad-hoc projects supporting other departments as required.

Qualifications

Experience and qualifications

We are looking for someone with 3-5 years industryexperience in 3D/2D VFX for commercials, TV and/or film. Your portfolio should show yourskills in creating stunning VFX across a range of projects. You should be comfortable with industry standard packages (e.g. Maya, Nuke, Houdini, etc) and be able to move quickly with new software developments. You should be able to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of standard production pipelines and be an excellent communicator, able to convey complex technical and artistic information to a wide range of audiences.

A relevant teaching qualification will be an advantage. You will be teaching short course and UG / PG students so teachingexperience is desirable, however if you are a good communicator and have a passionfor passing on knowledge then a willingness to undertake teaching training witheventual membership of the HEA and post graduate qualifications is acceptable.

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Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-London-190 High Holborn 190 High Holborn London WC1V 7BH

Job: Learning Delivery

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 17, 2017