Student Worker Positions Available

The Center for Simulations & Virtual Environments Reseach (UCSIM) is now hiring student worker positions! If you or someone you know may be interested in working at UCSIM, please send them a link to this post. We are hiring both graphic designers and programmers. See the job descriptions below for more information.

Graphic Designer

Position Description: UCit Instructional & Research Computing seeks student with graphic design and 3D modeling experience for exciting position in website, games, and virtual worlds development.

Job Description: Join our team to help design, develop, and grow the university’s interactive, immersive virtual campus. Graphic design and modeling needs include creating 3D models, digital objects and assets, graphic design, texture creation, branding and signage development for projects, architectural modeling of campus architecture, and more. Preference will be given to applicants in graphic design, electronic design media, or related fields of study, or who have experience with the Second Life or OpenSim platforms. The ideal applicant will have a good sense of humor, strong work ethic, enjoy working independently, and be passionate about gaming, virtual worlds, and the emerging metaverse. Position provides flexible scheduling around your classes and academic requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled at the University of Cincinnati at least part-time (6 credit hours for undergraduate students and 5 credit hours for graduate students), with the exception of summer quarter, or will be a registered student during the next academic quarter/semester for summer work.
  • Must be age 18 or older.
  • Must be available to work throughout the summer term of 2012.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have a high comfort with using discussion boards, blogs, wikis, Twitter, and other Web 2.0 technologies.
  • Graphic design experience using Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Experience with the Second Life or OpenSim platforms, or other game design experience.
  • Experience with Blender, Poser, Maya, or AutoCAD.
  • Experience with WordPress blogging software.
  • Advanced graphic design and/or 3D modeling skills.
  • The ideal applicant will have a good sense of humor, strong work ethic, enjoy working independently, and be passionate about gaming, virtual worlds, and the emerging metaverse.
  • Pay Rate: $10+ depending upon experience

To apply for the position:

– Visit http://www.jobsatuc.com
– Click “Search Postings” on the left
– Search for the Position Number: 2110827-ses

The website should have further instructions for completing the application process and applicants should have a resume and cover letter prepared to submit with their application.

Programmer

Position Description: UCit Instructional & Research Computing seeks talented student with programming experience for exciting position in website, games, and virtual worlds development.

Job Description: Join our team to help design, develop, and grow the university’s interactive, immersive virtual campus. Programming needs include scripting virtual objects and assets for interactivity, developing modules to communicate between the web and the virtual world, designing and programming games and learning modules to support learning activities, and more. Preference will be given to applicants in computer science, IT, or related fields of study, or who have programming experience with the Second Life or OpenSim platforms. The ideal applicant will have a good sense of humor, strong work ethic, enjoy working independently, and be passionate about gaming, virtual worlds, and the emerging metaverse. Position provides flexible scheduling around your classes and academic requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled at the University of Cincinnati at least part-time (6 credit hours for undergraduate students and 5 credit hours for graduate students), with the exception of summer quarter, or will be a registered student during the next academic quarter/semester for summer work.
  • Must be age 18 or older.
  • Must be available to work throughout the summer term of 2012.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have a high comfort with using discussion boards, blogs, wikis, Twitter, and other Web 2.0 technologies.
  • Programming experience, preferably with C, C++, or C#.
  • Web development experience, which should include some combination of PHP, Apache, Python, MySQL, CSS, HTML, RSS, XHTML, or XML.

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Experience with the Second Life or OpenSim platforms, or other game design experience.
  • Experience with WordPress blogging software.
  • Advanced programming skills.
  • The ideal applicant will have a good sense of humor, strong work ethic, enjoy working independently, and be passionate about gaming, virtual worlds, and the emerging metaverse.
  • Pay Rate: $10+ depending upon experience

To apply for the position:

– Visit http://www.jobsatuc.com
– Click “Search Postings” on the left
– Search for the Position Number: 2100311-ses

The website should have further instructions for completing the application process and applicants should have a resume and cover letter prepared to submit with their application.