Lecturer (Game Programming)

About the Opportunity

Here at Media Design School, we do things a little differently. Our staff and teams thrive on being dynamic, resilient and responsive and this role is no exception. We are currently seeking candidates to fill a vacancy in our team as a Lecturer of Game Programming.

You will be responsible for preparing, delivering and assessing subjects as allocated, ensuring students are provided with the best opportunity to attain learning outcomes/competencies and satisfactorily complete their assessment tasks

The role will participate in course review initiatives and ensure students are supported to excel and graduate from their studies industry ready

Reporting tothe Program Coordinator, Gaming, you will:

  • Develop industry relevant curriculum and course material
  • Deliver lecture and workshop content
  • Grade student work and provide feedback both verbally and in written form
  • Conduct research

  • About You

    You are passionate about game programming and software engineering, and you have the industry knowledge and experience to back up your passion. Joining a team of educators who share your drive and background, you will thrive on fostering innovation and excellence in your students

    You will have:

  • Experience within industry, preferably in production, and familiar with game engines such as Unreal 4 and Unity
  • High proficiency in C++
  • Broad knowledge of software engineering fields such as multi-threading, networking, physics, graphics programming and mathematics
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and commitment to continuous professional development
  • Great work ethic and a desire to impart your knowledge to budding game programmers


  • Please note, only applications that include a CV, covering letter and response to the selection criteria above will be considered.

    About Us
    Media Design School is committed to helping more people get the qualification they need to create a career that they love.

    Our ambition is to revolutionise the world of education, increase student employability and make a positive impact. At Media Design School we believe in the power of education to transform lives, and we put our people and students at the heart of everything we do.

    Benefits
    As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and inclusion and are committed to the attraction, retention and development of all people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability.

    We can provide genuine flexibility and work-life balance, with a blended learning model that allows both teachers and students to work at their best and achieve their goals.

    Ready to make your difference?
    Join the Media Design School Team by clicking “APPLY”now!

    Closing Date: Sunday 10 October

    If you have any queries regarding the recruitment process please contact our HRBP at gwendolyn.aragokemp@mediadesignschool.com

    Job Reference Number: 3155768

    Please note: Media Design School reserves the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date listed. Applications will be reviewed as submitted. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. All applicants require current and valid working rights for New Zealand. A talent pool may be created from this advertising for the purpose of filling future comparable vacancies.