Lecturer, Industry Fellow, 2D Animator

Melbourne, Australia
29 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Contribute to teaching & research within the School of Designs Animation Discipline
  • Part Time (0.5FTE), 3 year fixed-term position based at RMIT's CBD campus
  • Academic Level B: $95,564 - $114,672 + 17% super

About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

The School of Design is a new School comprising the disciplines of Industrial Design, Digital Design (including Animation & Interactive Media) and Communication Design. The School builds on RMITs leading national and international reputation in design education by creating a specific focus on emerging areas such as UX and service design, design strategy and virtual and augmented reality.

Your Role & Responsibilities

As the Lecturer, Industry Fellow, you will contribute to the teaching, research and engagement efforts of the two-dimensional animation discipline within the School of Design. More specifically, you will carry out teaching activities within the undergraduate Animation program, and maintain and advance industry engagement, scholarly, professional and research capabilities.

The Industry Fellow will actively promote the Animation program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with professional communities, and will work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics, colleagues and students on developments in their subject area or specialisation.

Your Skills & Experience

You will be able to prepare and deliver courses, with skills to produce high quality curriculum or program materials. The chosen applicant will possess evidence of industry and teaching experience, including a professional portfolio that demonstrates technical and creative expertise in pre-production and production of concepts, narrative and two-dimensional animation production

You will be required to teach animation software, specifically with Adobe Animate, TV Paint & Toon Boom (with additional software skills highly regarded). In terms of detailed knowledge, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of animation theory - movement, tweening, key-framing and history of animation.

The successful candidate will display a high level of interpersonal and communication skills to interact across all levels of the university. Furthermore, you will assist student animated productions, from concepts & pre-production to editing & sound, through imaginative and conscientious mentoring.


Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices


  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Be part of RMITs academic life and attend various events and workshops
  • MYKI pass discount

To find out more, please visit our website: RMIT Employee Benefits

To Apply

To view a position description, please visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job# 579870. For further information please contact Helen Dickson via email on helen.dickson@rmit.edu.au

Applicants are requested separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

Application close on Sunday 8th September 2019.

This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

RMIT was named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) in 2018 based on significant progress made in 2017, and Gold Employer status in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in recognition of our commitment to celebrating the diverse genders, sexes and sexualities (DGSS) of our community.