Jobs at The Los Angeles Film School

Thank you for your interest in starting a career with The Los Angeles Film School! The following list of jobs represents all currently open positions. Please browse through the available opportunities, and if you feel you’re qualified for one of the listed jobs, please submit a resume for review.

OIF/OEF Veterans Are Encouraged to Apply! If you are an OIF/OEF Veteran, please email your resume and cover letter to: vetjobs@lafilm.com

Job Listings

Unity/Unreal – Game Art Instructor

Zbrush, Character Artist Insturctors

Compliance and Administration Manager

Animation Instructor

Recording Instructor – Postproduction

Recording Engineering Instructor


Unity/Unreal – Game Art Instructor

The Los Angeles Film School, a leader in entertainment arts education, is seeking professionals with experience in game art to teach in its program. The Los Angeles Film School is an accredited, degree-granting college that offers career-focused programs in entertainment and media arts education. Our campus has over 250,000 square feet of classrooms, labs and production spaces and is located in the heart of Hollywood, just steps from the intersection of Sunset and Vine.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach assigned courses (15-20 hours of in class instruction per week).
  • Maintain accurate academic records including grades, attendance and student feedback.
  • Participate in development and assessment of curriculum, course learning objectives and program outcomes.
  • Focus on employability, achievement, and welfare of a diverse student population.
  • Maintenance of skills & knowledge through training and professional development activities.
  • Minimum qualifications:

  • Must have at least a bachelor’s degree in game art or a related field.
  • Must have at least 4 years of professional industry experience in game art or a related field.
  • Thorough knowledge of game art production and game development, processes, and techniques.
  • Thorough knowledge of game development technology, preferably UnrealEngine
  • Application Procedure:
    Please submit resume (include link(s) to website(s) of your professional work) and cover letter to HR_VFX@lafilm.edu. No phone calls please. All positions are subject to full background check.


    Instructors- Zbrush, Character Artist

    The Los Angeles Film School, a leader in entertainment arts education, is looking for instructors to teach courses in Zbrush, character modeling and production. The Los Angeles Film School is an accredited, degree-granting college that specializes in entertainment and media arts education. Our campus is located in the heart of Hollywood with over 250,000 square feet of state-of-the-art classrooms and equipment. We offer a unique and fast-paced teaching and learning environment for our faculty and students.

    Key Job Elements

  • Promotes student success by showing flexibility in style and work schedule as well as exhibiting a passion for teaching and students and engaging students in the learning process.
  • Designs and delivers class instruction through the development of instructional plans that meet stated learning objectives.
  • Delivers learning-centered instruction by establishing a classroom environment conducive to learning and student involvement as well as effectively planning and preparing for classes and student success.
  • Manages the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school and department academic policies.
  • Contributes to a learning culture by participating in curriculum development and department committees.
  • Relates professional industry experience to learning by the continuation of professional/technical skills development, the introduction of industry perspective into courses, and the active awareness of professional/industry trends and opportunities.
  • Job Requirements

  • Proficiency with industry software including Maya, Zbrush, and Photoshop.
  • Understanding of Human Anatomy, Character and Creature design.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ of professional work experience in a related field.
  • Prior teaching experience at the postsecondary level preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to build successful relationships with diverse student populations.
  • Outstanding conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated time management and detail-oriented skills
  • Computer based skills (i.e., software, analytical, and report writing skills)
  • Please submit resume, work sample/reel or website link and cover letter to HR_VFX@lafilm.edu. No phone calls please. All positions are subject to full background check.


    Compliance and Administration Manager

    Responsibilities:

    ADMINISTRATION

  • Coordinate hiring process; Oversee employee training
  • Coordinate division of labor for department in conjunction with Senior Director; Coordinate available resources to best support all project needs and departmental goals
  • Lead staff in development of department systems and processes; Assess, discuss and implement opportunities for departmental organizational improvements and increased efficiency on an ongoing basis
  • Administrator for Nettime, which involves gathering hourly employee timesheet edits, approving weekly timesheets, and submitting to Human Resources/Payroll
  • Maintain vacation calendar for Career Development staff members
  • Logistics for new hires, which includes system logons, passwords, software and hardware acquisition, phones, and other office furniture
  • Point person on behalf of Career Development for equipment issues, housekeeping issues, building maintenance, and security
  • Monitor and maintain office supplies
  • DIRECT REPORTS

  • Manage Graduate Outreach Representatives
  • DATA MANAGEMENT / INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE

  • Design, streamline and implement department information management systems to synchronize departmental processes; Creation and maintenance of internal database; Perform regular updates with Campus & Symplicity reports; Conduct quality control audits to ensure accuracy, completeness, or proper usage of data
  • Consult with Systems Department and other support areas of the business on the design and implementation of information services that support the administrative infrastructure and services of the Career Development Department
  • Provide subject matter expertise for all departmental issues related to CampusVue & Symplicity; Train staff on use of CampusVue & Symplicity ; Create modifications to Symplicity to facilitate delivery of services and metrics
  • Develop reports within Symplicity for Teams
    Managers – productivity, base management, stats
    Advisors – base management, stats
    Industry Outreach – employer database management, events coordination
  • Communicate with the department on any updates/changes within the application
  • Troubleshoot issues in CampusVue and/or Symplicity
  • Development of training material/presentations for Symplicity
  • Provide supplemental training on new software applications or new procedures, as necessary
  • PLACEMENT REPORTING

  • Plan and direct activities of the Career Development Department to ensure compliance with state and accrediting regulatory bodies; Implement improvements in monitoring or enforcement of compliance standards
  • Analyze data using appropriate statistical tools; Design and prepare charts summarizing results; Provide key stakeholders periodic updates on project status
  • Develop methods and procedures to increase rate of success relative to all stages of the placement reporting process
  • Develop and run reports for annual statistics campaign
  • Oversee and govern the credited internship program and develop yearly IPEDS report

    Position Requirements

  • Four years of experience in project management or operational role (preferred)

    Measurement of Success:

  • Demonstrate ability to manage project efforts from end-to-end and report on same consistently to Sr. Director
  • Demonstrate a strong desire to improve value to the Department, Programs, and School as a whole
  • Annual Performance Reviews which match individual and overall goals of the Department and Sr. Director

    To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to careerdevhiring@lafilm.edu.


    Animation Instructor

    The Los Angeles Film School is seeking an instructor to teach in its animation bachelor’s degree program. The Los Angeles Film School is an accredited, degree-granting college that offers career-focused programs in entertainment and media arts education. Our campus has over 250,000 square feet of classrooms, labs and production spaces and is located in the heart of Hollywood, California.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create an environment of learning through effective teaching skills, maintain student-centered focus, and update curriculum to keep current and relevant to industry standards.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching strategies and encourage active learning.
  • Create learning activities, including assignments, tests, quizzes and labs, and assess student outcomes in a timely manner through effective assessment and feedback practices.
  • Interact positively with diverse student populations; provide all students with equal opportunities for learning.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the industry, maintain knowledge and skill relevancy through continuing education as defined in the faculty development plan.
  • Competencies:

  • Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including proofreading and editing for grammar and punctuation
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to explain complex concepts in simple terms
  • Ability to multi-task while working independently or collaboratively with other teachers and staff
  • Ability to interact with students and staff at all levels in a fast-paced environment
  • Education and/or Experience:

    The ideal candidate must have a minimum of four (4) years related and verifiable work experience and required to hold at least a bachelor’s degree in animation or related field from an accredited college or university.

    Skills:

  • Proficiency using Adobe Photoshop and Maya or 3D software equivalent
  • Knowledge of anatomy/life/perspective drawing and illustration skills
  • Application Procedure:

    Please submit resume with link(s) to website(s) of your professional work to HR_AcademicAffairs@lafilm.edu.


    Recording Instructor – Postproduction

    The Los Angeles Recording School, a division of The Los Angeles Film School, a leader in entertainment arts education, is seeking instructors for our Associate of Science in Recording Arts Degree.

    The Recording Arts program is a study of modern recording technology and techniques in music, postproduction, and the workings of the entertainment business.

    We are looking for creative, passionate individuals with a background in training or teaching to work with our student body of young creatives from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.

    The School provides a benefit package to full-time instructors.

    Please read the Experience Required section below. Our accreditation requires verification of the education and work experience requirements. We cannot consider applicants who do not meet these requirements.

     

    Ideal applicants are capable of teaching in multiple areas of specialty. Currently we have positions available in the following areas of instruction:

    Postproduction Recording:

    The ideal candidate should possess experience and a solid understanding of:

  • The postproduction process and practice including the recording and editing of Dialog, EFX, Foley and ADR, spotting, cuing, and rerecording mixing.
  • Postproduction recording techniques and session procedures.
  • Industry standard practices in audio for Film, Television, Games, and VR.
  • The theory and operation of analog recording gear including console signal flow.
  • Sound design and its theoretical foundations
  • Pro Tools and common plug-ins used in the Postproduction industry.
  • Additional skills in Music recording and production are also desirable.
  • Essential Functions Instructors:

  • Serve as the instructor for assigned course(s) or course sections and are responsible for teaching, advising students, administrative duties related to their courses, participation in open houses, campus events, and other campus activities.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of course materials consistent with industry standards and stated learning objectives for the course and program as directed by the Program Director.
  • Provide academic support to students via personal meetings, phone, and e-mail.
  • Assist in developing and implementing retention initiatives.
  • Grade subjective examinations and other work.
  • Monitor and lead online discussion boards and chat activity.
  • Ensure student’s successful completion of course objectives and learning outcomes.
  • Maintain accurate academic records including grades, attendance and student communications, in full compliance with federal and state privacy laws
  • Perform these responsibilities with the highest professional standards consistent with the vision, mission and strategy of the Los Angeles Film School.
  • Professional Development

  • Complete and document a minimum of 16 hours continuing education per year.
  • Assessment Metrics

  • Instructors are evaluated on some or all of these criteria:
  • Assessments of student learning outcomes.
  • Student evaluations.
  • Student retention.
  • In-class observations.
  • Compliance with all academic, operational and financial policies of the school.
  • Peer reviews.
  • General performance and conduct as per standard Los Angeles Film School employee evaluations.
  • Adherence to supervisory and managerial guidelines.
  • Experience Required:

  • A minimum of four years related professional work experience in the subject area being taught.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred; Associate’s Degree required.
  • Teaching and/or public speaking experience.
  • Comfortable with both Apple and Windows operating systems.
  • Competent using Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Pro Tools, experience with Keynote software is a plus.
  • Other Skills Required and General Information:

  • Positive attitude, a desire to help others, and a passion for educating.
  • Excellent communication abilities, both verbal and written.
  • Proficient with relevant industry tools.
  • The school operates 16 hours per day, 7 days per week. Classes and administrative hours are primarily weekdays, but weekend or evening duties may be required at times.
  • Job Type: Full-time

    Required education:

  • Associate degree in a related field.
  • Bachelor degree or higher preferred
  • Please email resume and letter of interest to HR@lafilm.edu addressing applicant qualifications for this position. No phone calls please. All positions are subject to full background check.

    Recording Engineering Instructor

    Title: Instructor, Recording Engineering

    The Los Angeles Recording School, a division of The Los Angeles Film School, a leader in entertainment arts education, is seeking instructors for our Associate of Science in Audio Production Degree.

    The Audio Production program is a study of modern recording technology and techniques in music, postproduction, and the workings of the entertainment business.

    We are looking for creative, passionate individuals preferably with a background in training or teaching to work with our student body of young creatives from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.

    The School provides a benefit package to full-time instructors.

    Please read the Experience and Education Required section below. Our accreditation requires verification of the education and work experience requirements. We cannot consider applicants who do not meet these requirements.

    Ideal applicants are capable of teaching in multiple areas of specialty. Currently we have a position available in the area of instruction listed below:

    Traditional large format consoles/Pro Tools and session procedure
    The ideal candidate should possess experience and a solid understanding of:

  • Fundamentals of analog console signal flow for traditional split and inline consoles such as SSL, Neve, API and others
  • pachbay design in professional recording studios
  • Professional studio wiring and design basics
  • Editing/recording/mixing in Pro Tools
  • Microphone theory and application
  • Traditional professional session procedure and etiquette

    Essential Functions

    Instructors:

  • Serve as the instructor for assigned course(s) or course sections and are responsible for teaching, advising students, administrative duties related to their courses, participation in open houses, campus events, and other campus activities.
  • Create and maintain an engaging classroom environment conducive to student learning.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of course materials consistent with industry standards and stated learning objectives for the course and program as directed by the Program Director.
  • Provide academic support to students via personal meetings, phone, and e-mail.
  • Assist in developing and implementing retention initiatives.
  • Grade subjective examinations and other work.
  • Monitor and lead online discussion boards and chat activity.
  • Ensure student’s successful completion of course objectives and learning outcomes.
  • Maintain accurate academic records including grades, attendance and student communications, in full compliance with federal and state privacy laws
  • Perform these responsibilities with the highest professional standards consistent with the vision, mission and strategy of the Los Angeles Film School.

    Professional Development

  • Complete and document a minimum of 16 hours continuing education per year.

    Assessment Metrics

    Instructors are evaluated on some or all of these criteria:

  • Assessments of student learning outcomes.
  • Student evaluations.
  • Student retention.
  • In-class observations.
  • Compliance with all academic, operational and financial policies of the school.
  • Peer reviews.
  • General performance and conduct as per standard Los Angeles Film School employee evaluations.
  • Adherence to supervisory and managerial guidelines.

    Experience and Education Required:

  • A minimum of four years related professional work experience in the subject area being taught.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred; Associate’s Degree required.
  • Teaching and/or public speaking experience.
  • Comfortable with Apple operating systems.
  • Competent using Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Pro Tools, experience with Keynote software is a plus.

    Other Skills Required and General Information:

  • Positive attitude, a desire to help others, and a passion for educating.
  • Excellent communication abilities, both verbal and written.
  • Proficient with relevant industry tools.
  • The school operates16 hours per day, 7 days per week. Classes and administrative hours are primarily weekdays, but weekend or evening duties may be required at times.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Required education:

  • Associate degree in a related field.
  • Bachelor degree or higher preferred

    Please email resume and letter of interest addressing applicant qualifications for this position to hr@lafilm.edu. No phone calls please. All positions are subject to full background check.