Department:
Foundation
Location:
Vancouver, Canada
Status:
Contract
# of Positions:
1

Work at VFS

There is no such thing as an ordinary day when you work at Vancouver Film School. It’s a creative and fast-paced environment where you’re part of recruiting and educating the next generation of actors, filmmakers, video game developers and creative thinkers. Our unique culture is all about celebrating the pure passion and unwavering perseverance of our students as they go through their own amazing personal journeys towards a career in the entertainment arts. Constantly evolving and updating to meet industry demands, VFS believes results matter, and that extends from our classrooms and experienced faculty to our hard-working marketing, admissions, and support departments — and well beyond. If you’d like to join our team, simply browse the open positions below. If none of them seem to fit your particular skillsets, but you think you belong at VFS, apply here. We can’t wait to hear from you.

Job Scope

Reporting to the Head of Sound Design and Head of Foundation Visual Art & Design, the Instructor is responsible for delivering curriculum effectively and providing feedback to students. The Instructor will be delivering curriculum on the topics of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide students with instruction based upon existing curriculum.
  • Class attendance and grading.
  • Individual guidance of students where appropriate.
  • Punctual and conscientious management of classes.
  • Collaboration with Head of Sound Design and Head of Foundation Visual Art & Design and faculty on progression of courses.
  • Collaboration with administration staff on resources and equipment issues.
  • Attendance at staff meetings (once every two months).
  • Other duties assigned by the Head of Sound Design and Head of Foundation Visual Art & Design.

Job Qualifications

  • Post-secondary certificate, diploma, degree plus minimum 3 years of industry experience, or minimum 10 years of industry experience.
  • Strong skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign.
  • Experience in adult education is an asset.
  • Portfolio demonstrating a high caliber of professional work.
  • Ability to lead workshops, lectures, and seminars.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.