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Summer Camp Instructors – Film, 2D Animation, Maya, & More! – Digital Media Academy – Seattle, WA

Company: Digital Media Academy

Location: Seattle, WA

  • Full Time

Digital Media Academy

*****All applicants must apply for the instructor role via to be considered.*****

Our Story

Founded on the campus of Stanford University in 2002, Digital Media Academy’s core business is developing and running technology camps and courses for youth at prestigious universities across North America.

We are currently hiring instructors at our UW Seattle summer camp!

This is a great opportunity to work in a fun and project-based learning environment where innovation and creativity is key to success. You’ll certainly learn just as much as you teach!

About Our Instructor Roles

We provide the curriculum and materials, you provide the expertise! Classes run for one week each, Monday – Friday from 9a – 5p. Instructors must be available Monday – Friday from 8:30a – 5:30p for their assigned week(s).

Film Courses

  • 7/13 – 17: Adventures in Filmmaking
  • 7/13 – 17: Intro to Filmmaking & Video Production
  • 7/20 – 24: Adventures in Filmmaking
  • 7/20 – 24: Filmmaking & VFX with Adobe After Effects
  • 7/27 – 31: Adventures in Filmmaking
  • 7/27 – 31: Intro to Filmmaking & Video Production
  • 8/3 – 7: Adventures in Filmmaking
  • 8/3 – 7: Filmmaking & VFX with Adobe After Effects

Animation Courses

  • 7/13 – 17: Intro to 2D Animation & Digital Illustration
  • 7/20 – 24: 2D Animation Production & Character Development
  • 7/27 – 31: Intro to 2D Animation & Digital Illustration
  • 8/3 – 7: 2D Animation Production & Character Development

Coding/AI Courses

  • 7/13 – 17: Intro to Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • 7/20 – 24: Applied Data Science & Artificial Intelligence w/Python
  • 7/27 – 31: Intro to Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • 8/3 – 7: Applied Data Science & Artificial Intelligence w/Python

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach key concepts in a variety of formats: hands-on, direct instruction, group work and one-on-one with students
  • Utilize DMA provided curriculum and resources, ensuring an organized, fun, and rewarding experience for students
  • Teach with passion, structure and expertise while guiding students through the completion of a personal project
  • Depending on the size and scope of the class, collaborate with and oversee one or more Assistant Instructors/TA’s who will assist with group project work, one-on-one with students and/or a sub-group of students during the week
  • Take part in weekly staff meetings, to occur before and/or after camp on a designated day each week
  • Assist with set up before camp starts and classroom turnover at the end of each week as necessary
  • Assist with student check in and orientation on Monday mornings


  • Must demonstrate proficiency in course subject matter (filmmaking, coding, graphic design, etc)
  • Professional classroom teaching or tutoring experience for ages 8 – 12 and/or 13 – 17
  • Excellent communication skills, patience, flexibility, creativity, & energy
  • Eligible to work in the US without visa/work permit sponsorship by employer
  • Must be available for the dates and times of the camp, no exceptions (see above)


Instructor salary – $1000/week

How To Apply

Apply online via All applicants must apply online via job website to be considered. Please include a resume, as well as a portfolio link if applicable.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $1,000.00 /week

Work Location:

  • One location

Employment Length:

  • Varies

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment


  • Monday to Friday

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