Department:
Digital Design
Location:
Vancouver, Canada
Status:
Part Time
# 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 School of Creative Technologies, the Packaging Design Instructor will be responsible for delivering curriculum effectively and providing feedback to students. The Packaging Design Instructor requires strong layout and design skills, demonstrated ability in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and the ability to be able to communicate concepts and practices in a highly energized and passionate manner.

Core Responsibilities

  • Working from a course syllabus, develop lesson plans detailing what will be taught and how the course material will be delivered.
  • Work closely with the Head of School of Creative Technologies to ensure class curriculum is accurate and up-to-date and is communicated to students in a clear and concise manner.
  • Provide students with guidance on issues relating to design development and production.
  • Mentor students through the application of different methodologies and production techniques.
  • Provide students with regular feedback.
  • Other duties assigned by the Head of School of Creative Technologies.

Job Qualifications

  • Post-secondary certificate, diploma, degree plus minimum 3 years of industry experience or minimum 10 years of industry experience.
  • Experience working with and teaching students is an asset.
  • Ability to lead workshops, lectures and seminars.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.