Part-Time Instructor, Thematic Workshop I (Motion Branding)
School of Architecture & Design
Department: Art & Design
Date: Spring 2018
The Department of Art and Design at the School of Architecture & Design invites applicants for a part-time faculty position for Spring 2018. Applicants should have teaching experience and demonstrate expertise relevant to the below course. This course is part of the Graphic Design Program:
GRDE 300 Thematic Workshop I [1 cr.]
This is a studio workshop that provides the students with specialized skills and techniques in the production of their projects. The theme of this workshop will vary and will be set depending on the visual communication mainstream trends and the market demands. Current themes for this course will be relevant to students within their first year of studies in graphic design courses. Pre-requisite: FND 236 Design Studio II
D. Motion Branding
The golden era of motion broadcast ident is transforming with the use of the internet as a long-form content provider. This studio course introduces classical and contemporary broadcast practices. It incorporates design, animation and typography to create a brand identity in motion for contemporary content-rich platforms. A complete brand in motion from opening sequences, animated typographic grid and channel identity will be addressed. This course also explores how a graphic package applies to different platforms, from home theater to mobile screen, as well as designing for various audiences - ranging from music and lifestyle channels, to current events and live Web Television. Strategies of visual communication are introduced through individual practice, assigned readings and screenings, class discussions and critiques.
Students Learning Outcomes:
- Design and animate for channel idents and live web television
- Create a complete brand in motion for various audiences
- Adapt the motion graphic package to different broadcast platforms
- Investigate the difference between classical and contemporary motion branding strategies
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Minimum Requirements: Candidates should have a MFA or MA in Graphic Design, Advertising, Motion Graphics or related fields.
Duration of position: This position will open in Spring 2018 (which starts on January 15, 2018).
Application Process: Candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of intent outlining their particular pedagogy; a CV with names of three references; and professional portfolio and a teaching portfolio.
The application should be sent by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, specifying the job title in the subject line.
Applications deadline: Dec. 20, 2017.
Notifications will be sent by: Jan. 3, 2018.
The Lebanese American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer operating in Lebanon under a charter from the Regents of the State University of New York. Information about the University can be found at http://www.lau.edu.lb.