Job Title: Instructor in Web and Mobile App Design and Development

Full Time/Part Time:  Part-Time (1/4 of F/T)

Regular/Temporary:  Temporary

Posting Type: Internal

Department/Program: WMDD

Program Overview:  WMDD is a two-year post-baccalaureate diploma program focused on web and mobile app design and development, from concept to deployment. This program encompasses visual aesthetics (including typography, color theory, and graphics), client and server programming, user experience design, and project management. Students will choose to enter the designer or developer stream of the program when they apply, although they can change their focus up until the third term.

Students will complete several projects, both individually and in teams. Throughout, they will produce real world projects, develop digital portfolios, and build industry connections. It consists of four semesters of in-class studies plus an optional semester experiential work term in which valuable industry work experience will be gained.

Students will specialize in advanced development or design and, at the end of the program, will possess the technical and communication skills for jobs in freelance, small business or corporate environments.

Students have a common set of courses throughout the program and specialize in one of two areas: Designer or Developer.

Descriptions of the program and specific courses can be found on the Langara web site:

For the summer 2018 semester, we have openings for the following classes.

Description of Position:

WMDD 4915: Audio/Video Production

Designers need the skills to build multimedia components such as video, background soundtracks, sound effects and animation for delivery to developers for final mobile or web apps. Students create multimedia content to support supplied UX criteria. Topics include storytelling via motion graphics in context to delivery within a web or mobile application environment, and the use of audio and video capture and editing techniques.

Required Qualifications:     

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in film or related fields; OR
    10+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • Applicants with relevant real world experience producing short videos for the web are preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Post-secondary teaching experience would be an asset.
  • Course design would be an asset.
  • Must attend department meetings and assist with department duties.

Length of appointment: Teaching September 1st to December 31st, 2018

Start Date: All positions start September 1st, 2018

Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.

Employee Group: LFA

Competition No.: F032-18

Deadline: June 15, 2018

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