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 Instructors

Recording Instructor – Postproduction

Recording Engineering Instructor

Compositing & Visual Effects Online Instructor

Digital Painting Online Instructor

Shading & Lighting Online Instructor

Accounts Receivable/Collections

Cashier/Bursar


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.



    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.


    Online Instructor, Compositing & Visual Effects

    Compositing & Visual Effects Online Instructor

    The Los Angeles Film School, a leader in entertainment arts education, is looking for an online instructor to teach courses in Compositing and Visual Effects. The Los Angeles Film School is an accredited, degree-granting college that specializes in entertainment and media arts education.

    The mission of The Los Angeles Film School is to inspire students with an inventive method of education that concentrates on preparation for career opportunities in the entertainment and media industry.

    Online Instructors in our Computer Animation Bachelor of Science Degree Program will prepare students for entry-level positions in the computer animation film and game industries as Character TD, Character Effects, Character Animation Artist. Besides the degree program’s strong 3-D computer-graphics focus. Online Instructors are made up of industry professionals, developing and teaching a curriculum that integrates technical knowledge with artistic exploration and creativity to provide an immersive learning experience for students. Our online learning environment utilizes interactive and web-based media with a variety of video content, project work and assignments, discussion boards, quizzes, instructor-led live sessions, and significant one-on-one student interaction. Online faculty are expected to provide supportive coaching and mentoring to students, helping students learn and grow holistically. This opening is a full-time, on-site position based in Winter Park, FL, working from local offices in support of The Los Angeles Film School.

    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

  • Be proficient with industry software including Nuke, Maya, and Photoshop. Portfolio required.
  • An understanding of how a computer animation production pipeline works.
  • 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 post-secondary 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)
  • All positions are subject to a complete background check, including verification of education and previous employment.
  • Job Type: Full-time

    Experience: Compositing & Visual Effects: 4 years (Required)
    Education: Bachelor’s (Required)

    Resumes should be directed to knorman@lafilm.edu.


    Digital Painting online Instructor

    The Los Angeles Film School, a leader in entertainment arts education, is looking for an online instructor to teach courses in Digital Painting and Anatomy and Figure Drawing. The Los Angeles Film School is an accredited, degree-granting college that specializes in entertainment and media arts education.

    The mission of The Los Angeles Film School is to inspire students with an inventive method of education that concentrates on preparation for career opportunities in the entertainment and media industry.

    Online Instructors in our Computer Animation Bachelor of Science Degree Program will prepare students for entry-level positions in the computer animation film and game industries as Character TD, Character Effects, Character Animation Artist. Besides the degree program’s strong 3-D computer-graphics focus. Online Instructors are made up of industry professionals, developing and teaching a curriculum that integrates technical knowledge with artistic exploration and creativity to provide an immersive learning experience for students. Our online learning environment utilizes interactive and web-based media with a variety of video content, project work and assignments, discussion boards, quizzes, instructor-led live sessions, and significant one-on-one student interaction. Online Instructors are expected to provide supportive coaching and mentoring to students, helping students learn and grow holistically. This opening is a full-time, on-site position based in Winter Park, FL, working from local offices in support of The Los Angeles Film School.

    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

  • Be proficient with industry software including Photoshop and Sketchbook. Portfolio required.
  • An understanding of how a computer animation production pipeline works.
  • 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 post-secondary 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)
  • All positions are subject to a complete background check, including verification of education and previous employment.
  • Job Type: Full-time

    Experience: Digital Painting: 4 years (Required)
    Education: Bachelor’s (Required)

    Resumes should be directed to knorman@lafilm.edu.


    Shading & Lighting Online Instructor

    The Los Angeles Film School, a leader in entertainment arts education, is looking for an online instructor to teach courses in Shading and Lighting I and II within the Computer Animation Degree.

    The Los Angeles Film School is an accredited, degree-granting college that specializes in entertainment and media arts education.

    The mission of The Los Angeles Film School is to inspire students with an inventive method of education that concentrates on preparation for career opportunities in the entertainment and media industry.

    Online Instructors in our Computer Animation Bachelor of Science Degree Program will prepare students for entry-level positions in the computer animation film and game industries as Character TD, Character Effects, Character Animation Artist. Besides the degree program’s strong 3-D computer-graphics focus. Online Instructors are made up of industry professionals, developing and teaching a curriculum that integrates technical knowledge with artistic exploration and creativity to provide an immersive learning experience for students. Our online learning environment utilizes interactive and web-based media with a variety of video content, project work and assignments, discussion boards, quizzes, instructor-led live sessions, and significant one-on-one student interaction. Online Instructors are expected to provide supportive coaching and mentoring to students, helping students learn and grow holistically.

    This opening is a full-time, on-site position based in Winter Park, FL, working from local offices in support of The Los Angeles Film School.

    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

  • Be proficiency with industry software including Nuke, Maya, Renderman, and Photoshop. Portfolio required.
  • An understanding of how a computer animation production pipeline works.
  • 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 post-secondary 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)
  • All positions are subject to a complete background check, including verification of education and previous employment.
  • Job Type: Full-time

    Experience: Shading and Lighting: 4 years (Required)
    Education: Bachelor’s (Required)

    Resumes should be directed to knorman@lafilm.edu.

    Accounts Receivable/Collections

    JOB OVERVIEW

    Company: The Los Angeles Film and Recording School

    Location: Hollywood, CA

    Industry: Education

    Employee Type: Full Time (Hourly)

    Job Type: Accounts Receivable/Collections

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    The School is seeking to bring an Accounts Receivable (AR) Staff to join our growing team. The AR Staff will be part of the Business Office department reporting under the Accounts Receivable Manager. This position’s primary responsibility is the recovery of outstanding balances owed by the student and ensure timely payment of student balances to minimize risk of uncollectability. Adequate follow up on students whose accounts are past due is essential. This will also assist in setting up installment and/or payment plan agreements on students’ outstanding balances. Customer service will also be key as this position requires continuous follow up and coordination with students with regards to status of their accounts.

  • Initiate contact with students who have past due balances with the School via phone, email, collection letters, at a minimum
  • Stratify collection activities to maximize cash receipts
  • Set up installment/payment plan agreements on student’s outstanding balances
  • Monitor status of all outstanding payment plans to ensure that the School is properly secured with marginal risks on open balances
  • Updates the AR system to document student outreach on recovery of balances
  • Answers various student queries (in person or via telephone) and direct them to the proper department, if needed
  • Coordinates with the rest of the AR Group and Financial Aid department on questions with regards to student accounts/status/payment options
  • Assist on weekly review of stipend register and check printing
  • Assist the AR Manager on preparation of monthly and/or quarterly reports essential to track and summarize recovery efforts and departmental performance
  • Assist in Open House activities one Saturday in a month
  • Assist in other ad-hoc, administrative and special project requests, as needed
  • JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Associates Degree, at a minimum
  • At least 1-3 years of experience in accounts receivable credit and collection functions
  • Previous experience with the Education/School industry, preferred
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Professional and courteous phone manners with the ability to handle multiple calls simultaneously
  • Basic computer skills required (Excel, Word, basic spreadsheet and formula)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Open and willing to learn and adapt well to changes and pressures in the workplace
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Resumes should be directed to bizofcjobs@lafilm.edu.

    Cashier/Bursar

    JOB OVERVIEW

    Company: The Los Angeles Film and Recording School

    Location: Hollywood, CA

    Industry: Education

    Employee Type: Full Time (Hourly)

    Job Type: Cashier/Accounts Receivable

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    The School is seeking to bring a Cashier/Bursar to join our growing team. The Cashier/Bursar will be part of the Business Office department reporting under the Accounts Receivable Manager. This position will be primarily responsible for processing payments from students in an accurate and timely manner as well as maintain a good check and balance on the daily cash receipts. Customer service will also be key as this position requires collection efforts and answering and assisting students on questions, including but not limited to, student account balances, check availability, pricing, etc.

  • Process student payments daily (cash, checks, credit cards) including payments received via the School’s online portal and post to the Accounts Receivable (AR) system.
  • Answer various student queries (in person, email, or via telephone) and direct them to the proper department, if needed.
  • Prepare and balance cash box/drawer at the beginning and end of each day.
  • Prepare and reconcile all cash receipts at the end of the day to the AR posting report to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Settle credit card transactions daily.
  • Process student check request forms including cancel enrollment refunds and overpayments, equipment deposit return charges and refund requests and application fee waivers.
  • Assist the rest of the AR Team in initiating collection calls with our active and inactive students falling behind on their payment plan.
  • Prepare a weekly report of cash receipts to the CFO.
  • Assist and coordinates with other departments (Admission, Registrar, Financial Aid) relating to application fees, refunds, registrations, etc.
  • Send email to students with stipend checks for the week and distribute the checks every Fridays.
  • Contact students (email or telephone) on returned and unclaimed stipend checks.
  • Check for voided unclaimed stipend checks for our withdrawn and dropped students.
  • Assist in Open House activities one Saturday in a month.
  • Assist in other ad-hoc and administrative request as needed, including filing, certified mails, etc.
  • JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Associates Degree, at a minimum
  • At least 1-3 years of experience in a corporate environment with hands-on exposure in the cash function.
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Basic computer skills required (Excel, Word, basic spreadsheet and formula)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Open and willing to learn and adapt well to changes and pressures in the workplace
  • Team player
  • Resumes should be directed to bizofcjobs@lafilm.edu.