Graduate Assistantship in Leadership and Educational Studies

Type: 
Graduate Assistantship
Description: 

 Leadership and Educational Studies is seeking a graduate student to assist in building a 3d virtual educational space using the gaming software Unity3D. The purpose of this project is to replace a deprecated multiplayer environment with a better platform that can continue to be developed and updated as new resources become available.

Candidate Profile:
The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of Java and/or C# (C# is preferable), Unity3D, networking and multiplayer environments. This is a good position for anyone interested in game development as well as networking and
network security.

There are multiple aspects to the project, and work can include any/all of the following:

  • Creating spaces for users
  • 3D modeling
  • Coding for interactivity with objects
  • Coding for AI interactions
  • Troubleshooting networking issues
  • Creating build scripts for Windows, Mac and Linux
  • Building analytics for user information and feedback
  • Security and authentication on the network
  • Creating user interfaces that allow for uploading/displaying documents and presentations.
  • Text Chat and audio
  • Animation

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled graduate student in good standing.
  • Motivated self-starter with an interest in gaming environments.
  • Previous experience coding and programming required.
  • Previous experience with Unity3D preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, especially when managing multiple priorities.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Lori Dean, Director Online and Student Services, LES, at deanlk@appstate.edu.

Contact Name: 
Lori Dean
Contact Email: 
Expiration Date: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019