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Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017 12:10 AM



The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE), the leading educator in game development, 3D animation and VFX, is looking for an experienced game programmer to deliver Advanced Diploma of Professional Game Development (Game Programming) at our Seattle Campus.

The Advanced Diploma is a strongly practical and intensive course that focuses on the core skills required by game programmers. The successful applicant will develop, update and deliver the course content, administer course requirements, and provide assessment and direction over the school year. Teaching experience is great, but not necessary. Strong communication skills, a team orientated attitude and commercial games programming development experience are essential.

The successful applicant will be working within a supportive and highly skilled team, across all campuses.

This position is full time, with a 90-day probationary period.

Nondiscrimination Policy: The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) is committed to an inclusive and welcoming environment for students, employees, and visitors. As such, AIE does not discriminate in administration of its educational policies, admissions, policies, scholarships, loans and any other programs or activities administered by AIE based on, but not limited to, the following: class, sex, gender identification/expression, sexual identification, nation, religion, race, color, creed, ethnic origin, veteran/military status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, education, age, domestic/marital status, and any other perceived differences. AIE encourages individuals from all backgrounds to be themselves and feel welcome at our campuses and at AIE sponsored events.

About the AIE: AIE is a non-profit educator established in Australia in 1996 to grow and support the game industry. AIE established campuses in Seattle (WA) and Lafayette (LA) in 2011 in demand for affordable games and film education in the United States. Our unique curriculum provides students with the training needed to join our other graduates as entrepreneurs, leaders, and innovators in the video game and film industries. We were one of the first colleges in the world to offer specialized training for 3D animation and video game development. AIE’s innovative and pioneering partnership approach to education connects students to outstanding career opportunities, while providing regional employers with a highly educated, skilled workforce.

AIE Mission Statement: AIE trains students for employment and career opportunities in 3D animation, game development and related fields through the provision of world class education as well as acting as a catalyst to build these industries.

Job Requirements

Duties and Responsibilities:

Delivering the course content for the Advanced Diploma using a combination of lecture style sessions and practical tutorials
Planning, creation, and development of new course materials
Reviewing, as part of a team, current curriculum and updating as required
Advising and assisting students on both programming and technical issues
Monitoring student progress including attendance, course competencies, informal and formal assessment
Evaluating student coursework in both practical and theory exercises

Detailed, practical, up-to-date knowledge of C++ and C# for game programming and the application of middleware.
Ability to keep knowledge current with industry standards and further own learning as required
Minimum 5yrs experience working in game development with published titles under their belt
Preferably with Master’s degree in a relevant area
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work effectively within a team

Prior teaching experience an advantage
Formal qualification in a relevant area
Salary negotiable based on skills and experience.

Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing their goals in entering an educational role, a resume, and a link to any work or portfolios to James Cardo, Head of School – Seattle Campus.


Contact Person: James Cardo Phone: 206-686-0136
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• Location: Seattle

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