Campus
Penryn Campus
Academic
Careers Site Advertising End Date
17 Jul 2022
Advertising Salary
£34,304 to £46,042 per annum, dependent upon experience
Permanent, full-time, 35 hours per week

About The Role

Falmouth University’s Games Academy has an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Game Design to join its dynamic teaching team. This role will teach across our BA (Hons) Game Development Programmes, mainly on the Game Design Programme. In addition, this position will also teach on the MA Game Design Programme.
 
Falmouth’s innovative Game Development degrees allow students to work in multidisciplinary creative teams to make game projects, with routes including artists, animators, designers, writers, producers, and programmers. It's an exciting time to be joining us we grow as a University. The successful candidate will play a key role in further increasing the Games Academy's reputation in offering quality led, relevant courses for our students.

About You

This role would suit a Game Designer with extensive experience in the games industry (freelance or contract work). Duties are primarily to deliver teaching material in our timetabled sessions and support the students in our various Game Design Workshops. In addition, you will be supervising Game Development teams, and guiding them through the game development process.
 
Other Duties include:
 
  • Supervising and assisting students with their game development work in the studio.
  • Assisting designers with individual practice projects.
  • Conducting playtesting and feedback sessions with students.
  • Running feedback sessions on students’ projects.
  • Assessing students’ projects.
 
We are looking to hear from candidates who have the following skills/experience:

  • Good understanding of the role of a Game Designer.
  • A good understanding of the Game Development Process.
  • Confidence with implementation in Unreal and/or Unity Game Engines.
  • Experience working on game projects or similar.
  • Familiarity with Agile project management and version control.
  • Experience with level design, rapid prototyping, and/or economies and game balance.
 
For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description's above.
 
This is a full time, 35 hours a week position across Monday-Friday.

If you are looking to have an informal discussion about the vacancy ahead of applying, please email our Course Leader in Game Development, Rory Summerley on [email protected], in the first instance.
 
The closing date for this position is Sunday 17 July 2022.
 
 
 
 

About Us

As an employer of choice we can offer the successful candidate for this role a range of benefits, including:
  
 - Employer Pension Contribution up to 12%.
 - 35 days + 8 days bank holiday.
 - Relocation Assistance to 10% of salary.
 - Annual salary increments (Until top of grade reached)
 - Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay
 - Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme (Tusker)

Full details on our employee benefits can be found on our careers page www.falmouth.ac.uk/jobs. Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from a leading University.
 
A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by Falmouth Staffing Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Falmouth University. Employees of Falmouth Staffing Ltd work alongside Falmouth University colleagues in the delivery of Falmouth’s strategic vision and will adopt Falmouth University’s HR policies and procedures in full.

Falmouth University welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

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