Open Position: Games Design Singapore

TheRepublic Polytechnic (RP) is the newest of 5 polytechnics inSingapore offering tertiary level <>diplomas to prepare students for either the workforce oruniversity studies upon graduation. RP is unique in thesense that our pedagogy is entirely problem-based<> encouragingstudents to take more ownership of their learning whilstdeveloping critical problem solving and reasoning alongsidedomain knowledge and skills acquisition.The School of Technology for the<> Arts (STA) at RPtakes an applied humanities approach towards art andtechnology thinking and practice and currently offers 5diplomas, but the 2 newest are:<>Diploma in Design for Interactivity<>Diploma in Game DesignThe recent Diploma in Game Design, unlike others, focusesbeyond computer-based video games and aims to developstudents to design interesting experiences for play to occurin digital and non-digital space. This is aninterdisciplinary course that combines diverse moduleswithin a problem solving environment to aid designeducation.Adventurous candidates needed for Full Time Academic Staffposition in the Diploma in Game Design:Qualities:1. Willing to adapt to a Problem Based Learning (PBL)Environment:· In a Singaporean Polytechnic System· That is fast paced and requires multi-tasking2. Job scope· Mixture between: curriculum development anddelivery in PBL, administration, mentoring, some R&D projectwork, game nights, workshops· Likely to teach and craft curriculum for: Analoggame theory, Game design workshop (digital), Simulation &Modeling (and subjects related to your qualification fromtime to time).3. Qualifications and experience:· Media/Art/Design/Computing based degrees· Working in Game Studies, Game Design research orindustry practice· Able to appreciate theory as well as practice.4. Ideal technical skills: Flash/AS3 scripting, GameMaker, Softimage XSI, 3D Game Studio A7 (lite-C) orequivalent will be a plus5. Contract period: 2 yrs (with option for renewal)6. LANGUAGE: Articulate and good written EnglishPlease send all CVs, resumes, samples of work to:Edward WongProgramme ChairDiploma in Game Design (DGD)School of Technology for the ArtsRepublic Polytechnic Email: SKYPE: ewong2701