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PT Faculty- BFA Communication Design

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Position Information

Position Information

Position Availability:
Position Title: PT Faculty- BFA Communication Design
Requisition Number: 0306071211
Location New York City
Position Type: Part Time Faculty
Position Status: Part-Time
Department: PSD/Comm Design & Technology

The School of Art, Media, and Technology at Parsons The New School is seeking part-time faculty to teach in our sophomore year Interaction courses. The course is divided into a studio and lab component:

Core Studio Interaction:

This course exposes students to thorough and elaborate interactive concepts and techniques for applications. It is an extensive investigation in the interface, the mechanism, the controls and the aims of interactive works. Students will learn how to design and develop complex interactive projects and understand how to undertake a comprehensive research and direct their thinking process from brainstorming to final outcome. They will be given the tools to conceive, plan and develop an interactive system and they will become aware of the importance of their role in the development of interactive media.

Core Lab Interaction:

This course serves as a complement to Core Studio Interaction. The assignments are build to work in tandem with the projects students are developing in the studio class.

The lab is designed around a series of small workshops that teach beginning and
intermediate interaction design through a hands-on engagement with HTML and CSS.

Although prior teaching experience is preferred, applicants with no prior teaching experience may apply if their professional practice speaks to qualities listed below.

We invite applications in the form of a one-page cover letter and a resume. Please provide any links to online portfolios and/or websites to facilitate the qualification review.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Specific Qualifications for Interaction Design:

*An advanced degree in design or equivalent professional experience
*Experience using a variety of pedagogic methods to contextualize projects, exercises, and tools, within traditions of interface design, web design and digital product design.
*Expertise in user research (including personas, interviews, card sorting) and prototyping cycles (including flow diagrams, storyboards, sketching, wireframes, paper prototype) as demonstrated through a body of publicly shared research, scholarship, or creative practice.
*Working knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript and experience using techniques and methods of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator  and InDesign) to create design mock-
ups as demonstrated through a body of publicly shared research, scholarship, or creative practice.

Preferred Qualifications:
Job Family: Parsons The New School for Design
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Posting Date: 06/25/2014
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter