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Vega School is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE). The IIE enjoys the reputation of being at the forefront of private higher education in South Africa and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to provide higher education qualifications accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE).

The IIE's Vega School, Pretoria Campus has a vacancy for Part-time Lecturer : Game Design for the second semester.

Competencies Required
• Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent Presentation Skills
• Assertiveness and dynamism
• Understanding of customer service in education
• Demonstrate an ability to manage work and self proactively
• Online Technology & Communication Skills
• Effective Classroom Management

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

• Honours Degree / Masters in a design field, such as BCIS Multimedia, Bachelor of Film Arts (Game Design) or... Digital Arts with relevant work experience in the Game Design industry

• An Honours degree in Digital Design/ Media/ Graphic Design/ Multimedia
• An Honours degree in similarly related fields with creative development or a similarly related field to the third year level
• An Honours degree in similarly related fields with programming or a similarly related field to the 2nd year level
• An Honours degree in Information Technology with Marketing, Branding, or Business Management completed up to a second-year level

Work Experience Requirements:
• At least 3 years industry experience, with a collaborative, cross-platform, multi-disciplinary approach to research, conceptualizing and crafting for various kinds and genres of digital games on both computer and mobile platforms.
• An aptitude for Design Thinking and Creative Strategy in relation to problem solving, preparing for action, critical engagement and decision making is a must.
• The candidate is required to have a layered portfolio detailing her/his ability to engage with the entire game design process.

Working Conditions:
• Please note that this is an Independent Contractor role
• Positions are part-time, with lectures taking place between 08:00 and 17:00, Monday to Friday
• CVs should be a maximum of two pages
• On your covering page, please specify your availability to lecture, as well as the subject areas in which you are qualified to lecture
• Provide a motivational letter as well as certified copies of your transcript(s), qualifications, and ID
• Where applicable, details of work permit must be included in your application
• Owing to the volume of CVs received, we may not be able to personally contact all applicants. Only individuals whose qualifications and skills most closely match the position requirements will be contacted for interviews
• Preference will be given to South African Citizens and Permanent Residents of South Africa in possession of proof of permanent resident status and residing in Pretoria.

Closing Date for Applications: 14 June 2024

Any applications submitted after the closing date will not be considered.

The IIE's Vega is an Equal Opportunity Employer. However, preference may be given to previously underrepresented groups in accordance with the South African Employment Equity Act
Pretoria South Africa


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