jobby: Technologist – New Media (Animation), Conestoga College, Kitchener ON

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School of Media and Design/Doon

Payband I Range $33.17 – $38.44; Starting Salary $33.17

35 hours/week

Posting Date: September 11, 2017

Closing Date: September 24, 2017

Vacancy Type: Full-time reclassified, support staff, replacement position (Full-time support staff will be given first consideration)

We require a qualified individual to join the School of Media and Design Tech team, primarily supporting the animation and gaming cluster of programs, and assisting with other media and design programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate software, equipment and facility use and oversee practical tests
  • Demonstrate and reinforce theory/concepts previously taught by faculty
  • Provide technical assistance to students, in-class and outside of class hours, as required
  • Work with faculty and other technologists to create supporting materials for programs, including audio and video components
  • Ensure technology and equipment across media and design studios, loans office, and labs are properly maintained and logged, repair as necessary, carry out updates and inventories as required
  • Assist with implementing changes to design, layout, and functionality of School facilities to meet program requirements
  • Support faculty and students with the pull, organization, and sign-out of equipment for production and teaching needs
  • Assist in delivering and set-up of equipment to classrooms and studios, as needed
  • Participate in production projects undertaken by the School of Media + Design for the college
  • Attend technologist team, School and program meetings as needed and participate in problem-solving and the development of processes

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three year diploma/degree in animation, game design, broadcasting, or new media technologies
  • More than five years of relevant practical experience, to include experience in the animation field, advanced working knowledge of audio/video recording and post production
  • Advanced skills in Adobe CS (PC/Mac) and Dragonframe
  • Knowledge of Unity, Blender, Maya, Houdini, fabrication of wireframe claymation figures, DSLR cameras, ProTools or Avid Media Composer
  • Planning, organizational, problem-solving and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Assertive, self-motivated and creative
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to organize and maintain electronic database of technologies
  • Strong time and project management skills

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