Why Work Here

You make a difference

At ADMI, we are passionately dedicated to ensuring young people have the skills and networks to access opportunity. Our mission is to support creatives in nurturing their passion and finding their way. We measure our success by how many people we put to work. Every phone call you make, budget you review, photo you take, and class you facilitate adds up to one fantastic result – making the world a better place!

You grow

ADMI will triple in size in the next 3 years. This growth opens up new departments, projects and resources to stretch you. You also benefit from a fast-paced, challenging environment with passionate, highly-qualified and diverse colleagues. At ADMI, we have a positive, progressive and high-performance culture and we believe every encounter with us should be transformational and beneficial. This is underpinned with a tradition of constant learning and investment in developing our people. Supported by our People function, all staff members have weekly check-ins with a manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on their performance. Managers also have opportunities to grow through our monthly Leadership Accelerator program and periodic management retreats.

You have fun!

As an ADMI staff member, you will work alongside passionate, positive colleagues in ab upbeat, united corporate culture. You can join various community-building activities. We have a monthly staff huddle and career coaching where we celebrate personal wins. We also gather for learning and fun at our termly off-site All Hands retreat and a monthly career coaching.

You are covered

ADMI offers competitive compensation and best-in-class benefits, from our generous flextime and blended talent policies and professional development programs to our new mother facilities and our frequent team-building retreats. We offer in-patient and outpatient medical cover that includes counselling, dental and vision care expenses. We also offer life and disability insurance as well as supplemental paternity leave.

You get a say

ADMI listens. We involve every team member in the annual goal setting process and review progress together all year long. You will also have as much responsibility as possible early on so you make your own day-to-day decisions towards company goals. And you get several different channels to give management ongoing, real-time feedback. This way, team members play a key role in creating the positive, progressive and progressive culture that makes our organization a great place to work!

TEAM

Faculty

“Welcome to our innovative and passionate teaching community! By joining ADMI as a teacher, you can expect to grow professionally and personally!” Peter Wairagu, our Principal and Head of School.

ADMI is a member of the Rubika global network, ranked first globally for Animation and Game Development, with peer campuses in France, Canada and India. You will be challenged by your experienced and enthusiastic colleagues. Our faculty have credentials from regional universities – University of Nairobi, Kenyatta University and JKUAT- to global leaders like SAE Institute – South Africa, Berklee College of Music, Deutsche Welle Akademie – Netherlands; and the Multimedia University – Malaysia. Our Senior Faculty Advisors include David Ward and XX, Rubika.

Among our distinguished teachers are the:

  • First certified Adobe among our core faculty
  • Sound Designer for 18 Hours
  • Music Composer for Kati Kati
  • Cinematographer for Clench, Winner at Zanzibar Festival
  • Producer of Killer Necklace, Best Short Film & Director Awards (Kalasha 2009)
  • ‘Headlines in History’, Best Feature Documentary (Kalasha 2010)
  • Executive Producer of Zamaradi Productions – know for “Kona” a 260-episode Telenova aired on Africa Magic Entertainment
  • Head Writer XYZ Show, Buni Media
  • 1st Place Sony World Photography Award

We also look out for you! Our Committee on Faculty Affairs is focused on your recruitment, welfare and professional development. Together with the Faculty Council – led by your Course Leaders – you will be directly involved in creating the leading international-standard creative and technology school in Africa.

At ADMI, you too can turn your passion into your profession!

Student Success Advisors

At ADMI, we value relationships. These relationships allow students to learn, grow, and develop. The Student Success Advisor (SSA) program is designed to help support the success of all of our students by ensuring they know whom to go to when they need guidance, assistance, or just someone to talk to. SSAs work with all students to promote the development of skills needed to succeed in college whilst also providing personal support throughout the process as well as supplemental academic advising to students in their area of expertise.

SSAs work proactively to develop connections with their students, especially during their first semester of enrollment. Advisors respond to student concerns as they arise and are the primary point of contact for personal or social concerns. While instructors provide the primary academic advising for students, SSAs are an additional point of contact and support for students who have concerns or questions about their academic requirements or who may be struggling academically.

VACANCIES

Animation

Animation Faculty

ADMI in collaboration with French based RUBIKA School, with a vision to strengthen the animation and game industry in Africa is setting up a world-class facility in Nairobi that will offer a Bachelors program in Game Design & Development and a short term certificate in 2D Animation.

Based on the core philosophy shared by ADMI and RUBIKA, the project will take an ecosystem approach, supporting promising animators along every step of the production supply chain: training, apprenticeship, incubation, investment and distribution. Based on France’s recognized expertise in the animation sector, the collaboration will aim at supporting production of local content from Kenya and East Africa towards the global animation and gaming industry.

To support our fast-growing Group, we are undertaking search for the following position:

ANIMATION FACULTY

We are looking for a disciplined and artistic Instructor with a firm grasp on animation techniques, fundamentals, and software. Your work will give life to storylines and characters in films, games or videos.

As a member of ADMI’s full time faculty, you have a rare opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Africa’s future leaders by providing valuable mentoring for tomorrow’s leading digital professionals and creative entrepreneurs.

Scope of Work

● The Animator will read through scripts and speak with clients to understand project needs, create storyboards and animations, and assist in the editing process.
● Creating storyboards that depict the script and narrative
● Drawing in 2D to create sketches, artwork or illustrations
● Designing models, backgrounds, sets, characters, objects, and the animation environment
● Using a range of materials, including modeling clay, plaster, oil paints, watercolors and acrylics
● Developing the timing and pace of the movements of a character or object during the sequence of images and ensuring they follow the soundtrack and audio requirements
● Using technical software packages, such as Flash, 3ds Max, Maya, LightWave, Softimage and Cinema 4D
● Building up accurate, detailed frame-by-frame visuals.
● Teach a course load appropriate to their field or discipline.
● Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.
● Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.
● Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, telecourses, interactive technology, when appropriate.
● Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.
● Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning.
● Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with ADMI policies and Procedures.
● Record and provide attendance data in accordance with ADMI Policies and Procedures.

Eligibility
● Degree in animation and motion graphics in graphic design, animation, multimedia design, fine art, video game design or interactive media.
● More education, experience, or proficiency with specific animation software platforms may be preferred.
● Understanding of animation, storytelling, and character development techniques.
● Proven experience as an animator
● Knowledge of 2D/3D, stop motion and computer-generated animation
● Proficient in CGI software (Photoshop, 3ds Max, Maya, etc.)
● A creative storyteller with presentation abilities
● Prior Lecturing/ Teaching experience is a plus.
● Strong English, facilitation and coaching skills
● Role model who promotes ADMI values

At ADMI, you too can turn your passion into a profession! To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to apply@africadigitalmedia.org

Game Development

Game Development Faculty

ADMI in collaboration with French based RUBIKA School, with a vision to strengthen the animation and game industry in Africa is setting up a world-class facility in Nairobi that will offer a Bachelors program in Game Design & Development and a short term certificate in 2D Animation.

Based on the core philosophy shared by ADMI and RUBIKA, the project will take an ecosystem approach, supporting promising animators along every step of the production supply chain: training, apprenticeship, incubation, investment and distribution. Based on France’s recognized expertise in the animation sector, the collaboration will aim at supporting production of local content from Kenya and East Africa towards the global animation and gaming industry.

To support our fast-growing Group, we are undertaking search for the following position:

GAME DEVELOPMENT FACULTY

 We are looking for a specialized Game developer faculty to turn a game idea into code on a fast-moving environment. You will be involved in various aspects of the game’s creation from concept to finished product including coding, programming, audio, design, production, and visual arts.

As a member of ADMI’s full time faculty, you have a rare opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Africa’s future leaders by providing valuable mentoring for tomorrow’s leading digital professionals and creative entrepreneurs.

Scope of Work

  • Teach a course load appropriate to their field or discipline.
  • Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.
  • Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, telecourses, interactive technology, when appropriate.
  • Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.
  • Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning.
  • Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with ADMI policies and Procedures.
  • Record and provide attendance data in accordance with ADMI Policies and Procedures.

Eligibility

  • Degree in Game Development, Application Programming, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Graphics, or a related course. With specialized training in 2D and 3D modeling, animation, game design theory, game engines, and game production.
  • If you have an unrelated degree but are proficient in relevant programming languages and familiar with the gaming industry, you could also be eligible for entry-level positions.
  • Proven working experience in full lifecycle game development
  • Hands-on experience primarily with Game design software (Unity, Unreal Engine, GameMaker Studio), Code editors (Sublime Text, Atom, Visual Studio), Automated testing tools (Selenium, Junit)
  • High-level knowledge of APIs and libraries
  • Expert in one or more programming specialties (artificial intelligence, 3D Rendering, 3D animation, physics, multiplayer/networking, or audio)
  • Up-to-date with the latest gaming trends, techniques, best practices and technologies
  • Prior Lecturing/ Teaching experience is a plus.
  • Strong English, facilitation and coaching skills
  • Role model who promotes ADMI values
  • Strong candidates usually also possess these skills:
  • 2D and 3D design – while game designers sometimes help create designs for them, game developers still often work with 2D and 3D design tools to create game assets and implement existing assets into the game
  • Programming – depending on the game’s intended platform, game developers write code in Java, C+, C++, Python, Swift, JavaScript, or other programming languages
  • Analytical thinking – game developers analyze the requirements their employers give them to determine how to implement designs and write code for a functional game
  • Problem-solving skills – they need to think critically to solve problems when debugging problematic game code, optimizing game performance, and turning their design ideas into code
  • Organization skills – collaborating with game designers and other developers to complete projects successfully and on time requires an organized person

At ADMI, you too can turn your passion into a profession! To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to apply@africadigitalmedia.org

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