Montserrat College of Art

23 Essex Street
Beverly, MA 01915

Date Posted:
November 27, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Adjunct Instructor-Motion Design


Title – Adjunct Instructor

Start Date – Spring Semester, 2019

Department – Animation + Interactive Media

Motion Design (3 credits)

Monday and Wednesday 8:30am -11:10am

Position Description

In this course, students use digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing tools to create and enhance video, animation, static design elements and typography for cinema, television, user interfaces and web applications. Topics such as timing, rhythm, and contrast are examined as they relate to creating unique design for a specific audience. In addition, students engage with professional use of type, sound and design principles to effectively communicate ideas. This course has a heavy emphasis on critique and the development of a critical vision with regard to motion design.


MFA and/or professional/studio experience is required. Three years of higher education teaching experience preferred.

Additional Requirements

The candidate must have a strong working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite with a fluency in After Effects. The applicant is expected to have knowledge in the history and contemporary applications of motion graphics for animation, web, games and other time-based media.

Position takes place in an educational environment; manual dexterity to use computers is required. Availability to participate in end-of-semester critiques and preparation of student work for exhibition at the spring In House event is required.

How To Apply:

Please forward a letter of interest, teaching philosophy, c.v., a list of three professional references, portfolio and examples student work to: to the Human Resource department at Montserrat College of Art,, with the subject line “Motion Design”. Application deadline: December 11, 2018.

Apply by:
December 11, 2018
About this Organization:
Montserrat is a young, dynamic professional college of art located on Boston's North Shore. We offer a 4-year BFA degree as well as Pre-College, Continuing Education, and Young Artists' programs.