Job Description - Technician, Lead - Game Development Institute
Description View created on 09/01/2014

Technician, Lead - Game Development Institute

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 19
Job Title ID: 20154
Job Series/Job Family: Workforce Education & Business Development Series / Dean Computer Studies & Advanced Technology Family

Reports To

Dean, Computer Studies

Job Purpose

Provides technical support and workflow direction for the Game Development Institute (GDI).

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Collaborates with faculty to identify, implement, and maintain game development tools, technologies, and processes relevant to student and faculty projects.
  2. Provides support and direction to students and staff in the gaming degree programs and in the incubator environment.
  3. Makes recommendations regarding game platforms, hardware, and software.
  4. Assists the Director in creating and maintaining successful relationships within the Austin game development community and GDI.
  5. Collaborates with faculty to maximize student skill development for GDI students.
  6. Coordinates and assists with implementation of industry standard tools and practices for game development practices.
  7. Assists and supports students, faculty and others to achieve project goals related to completion of GDI degrees and certificates.
  8. Maintains project documentation.
  9. Contributes as an integrated GDI team member.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Preferred

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Other

Required

Safety