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Interaction Design - Adjunct Faculty Member(s)

ArtCenter College of Design k

Pasadena, CA | Onsite or Remote Possible

May 11
Job Description

The Interaction Design Department at ArtCenter College of Design seeks practicing Interaction Designer (s) for multiple faculty positions in both our BS Interaction Design (IxD) and new online graduate Masters of Design in Interaction degree programs. There are also IxD teaching opportunities in our Extension and Teen Programs. Depending on candidate location these part-time positions may be remote or in-person.

Interaction Design programs at ArtCenter prepare design practitioners and interaction designers who are inclusive, ethical and creative. Candidates should demonstrate expertise in contemporary UX/Interaction Design approaches, a strong professional or research-centered portfolio, and a commitment to ethical and inclusive design practices. Applicants must be familiar with current pedagogies and critical issues relating to interaction design, emerging technology, physical computing and qualitative methods in user research. Experience teaching in Interdisciplinary teams is a huge plus.

Fluency in one or more of the following specializations is required:

UX/IxD methodology
Qualitative User Research and UX strategy
Visual Interface Design
Mixed fidelity rapid prototyping
Software design
Physical computing
AI/ML, AR + VR

Faculty teach studio courses in interaction, participate in curriculum development, advise students and to engage in Department development. Facilities available to support teaching include our Immersion Lab, Maker Spaces, Shops, and Hyflex spaces.

Part time positions may develop into full time as course load grows.

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

ArtCenter College of Design

Founded in 1930 and located in Pasadena, California, ArtCenter College of Design is a global leader in art and design education and has had an international reputation for its rigorous, transdisciplinary curriculum, faculty of professionals, strong ties to industry, and commitment to socially responsible design. We are an independent, nonprofit, four-year college offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in eleven specialized programs and graduate degrees in ten art and design disciplines.