The Graphic Design program at Keene State College seeks a dynamic Graphic Design instructor or illustrator to teach two sections of ART366 Motion Design I (MW 10-11:45am & MW 1-2:45pm), a junior-level course for the Fall 2021 semester.
Course Description: ART366 Motion Design I is an introduction to the concepts and the practices of motion graphic design. Students integrate typography, images, video, audio, and special effects to create logo animations, film-title sequences and animated information graphics. The projects in this course reinforce and enhance conceptual and critical visualization skills, image-making methods, and production techniques introduced in lower-level classes. Emphasis on communicating an idea or telling a story through a sequence of images.
Our students come from diverse socio-economic and educational backgrounds, with a high percentage of first-generation college students. By the time Keene State College students complete their undergraduate experience they develop critical thinking, creative inquiry, intercultural competence, civic engagement, and commitments to well-being and to sustainability that will serve them as active citizens and lifelong learners. We strongly encourage individuals to apply who will support the Collegeâs ongoing efforts to help students become responsible global citizens.
At Keene State College, we share a commitment to diversity, equity and multiculturalism as key elements of academic excellence. We seek faculty with a desire to provide support, mentorship and direction to prepare students to work within diverse communities. One of our aspirations is to develop social change agents with the knowledge, skills and experience to compassionately engage with their future employers, peers and those they serve from diverse backgrounds. Faculty actively engage in collaborative work and service within the department and across the College to advance future-thinking curricular and co-curricular approaches that strengthen our Liberal Arts focus and achieve the Collegeâs goals for inclusion and excellence as outlined in the Collegeâs Strategic Plan.
A Masterâs degree in illustration or graphic design (work experience may be considered in lieu of the Masterâs degree); three years of recent and successful work experience in the illustration field; excellent interpersonal skills; and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional community and student population.
The successful candidate will also have the following technical proficiencies:
Adobe Suite (After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator)
Internal Number: AFP0218FY22
About Keene State College (KSC)
Keene State College is located in the scenic Monadnock region of Southwest New Hampshire, and is an affiliate of the University System of New Hampshire. We are located approximately 2 hours from Boston or Hartford CT, and 4 hours from New York City. The region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events, and a strong sense of community. To learn more about Keene State College, the University System of New Hampshire, and the Keene community, please visit: https://www.keene.edu, https://www.usnh.edu/ or https://www.ci.keene.nh.us.