Game Development Instructor: Unity, C#, VR & AR – Digital Media Academy

Posted On: May 11th, 2018    Job Type: Part Time    Job Location: , ,

Founded in 2002 at Stanford University, Digital Media Academy is known for its premiere summer programs hosted at 20+ locations including University of Chicago. DMA provides hands-on, project-based learning experiences in a broad range of digital arts, media and technology topics.

Note: DMA does provide housing or accommodations for staff


To be considered, candidates MUST apply and submit a resume via DMA’s job website: Please include a portfolio link if applicable.


This DMA camp takes place at University of Chicago (Hyde Park). DMA’s Chicago location runs from 6/18 – 8/3. Location setup takes place on Friday 6/15 and on-site orientation takes place on Saturday 6/16. Specific Unity course dates are below.


We are specifically seeking candidates with proficiency in C# and Unity for the following one-week courses for ages 12 – 17:

Unity Game Development courses – weeks of 6/18 – 6/22, 6/25 – 6/29 and 7/30 – 8/3


Instructors lead and instruct specific various week-long DMA courses for students. Instructor responsibilities and duties include the following:

Teach key concepts in a variety of formats: hands-on, direct instruction, group work and one-on-one with students
Utilize DMA provided curriculum and resources, ensuring an organized, fun, and rewarding experience for students
Teach with passion, structure and expertise while guiding students through the completion of a personal project
Depending on the size and scope of the class, collaborate with and oversee one or more Assistant Instructors/TA’s who will assist with group project work, one-on-one with students and/or a sub-group of students during the week
Take part in weekly staff meetings, to occur before and/or after camp on a designated day each week
Assist with set up before camp starts and classroom turnover at the end of each week as necessary
Assist with student check in and orientation on Monday mornings

Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications, ranging from $925 – 1075/wk.

Apply online via All applicants must apply online via DMA’s job website to be considered.

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