The School of Digital Creation and Animation has consistently adhered to the policy of building a competitive school in reliance on powerful talents, emphasized construction of teachers’ team and focused on training double-title backbone teachers who not only master advanced teaching methods but also have abundant practical experience. At present, the School has 58 full-time teachers in total, and 3 of them have obtained a doctor degree and 40 have a master degree; there are 12 teachers with a vice senior title, 39 lecturers and 26 double-title teachers. In addition, the School pays attention to personnel training and introduction, for example, the School not only regularly assigns teachers to domestic and foreign universities and enterprises to study but also hires more than 50 digital creation experts in industry, academy and research and more than 50 enterprise experts to guide project courses or in the graduation internship (works) chain.
In recent years, the teachers of the School have been dedicated to teaching and scientific research with outstanding achievements. They have obtained many prizes at the Golden Pointer Award for Young Teachers of the National Higher Vocational Art Design Specialty, for example, 1 golden prize, 3 silver prizes and 1 bronze prize; another 11 teachers won the Outstanding Instructor Awards issued by Art Design Specialty Teaching Steering Committee of the Occupation College, the Ministry of Education; 1 teacher won the title of Nanyue Outstanding Teacher of Guangdong Province; 2 teachers won the title of Outstanding Teacher of Shenzhen; 1 teacher was rated as the first gold medal teacher of Shenzhen Polytechnic; 4 teachers respectively won 2 first prizes, 1 second prize and 1 third prize in the first and second young teacher teaching competitions of Shenzhen Polytechnic; 2 teachers were chosen as the training objects in “Qianbaishi” project of Shenzhen Polytechnic; 1 teacher was rated as one of the top ten young designers of Guangdong Province; 3 scientific research backbone teachers were successfully approved to obtain Shenzhen cultural propaganda fund support projects upon the declaration. 1 teacher won an excellent prize at Chinese Star Design Art Award 2011, was included in China Design Yearbook 2011, and obtained the third prize for science & technology innovation at Scientific Research Achievement Reward 2011 of the School. Moreover, the scientific research team teachers in the film and television production specialty and Guangdong Zhujiang Film Group have jointly completed the special effects of one film in the post-production, and the film has been successfully presented in theaters nationwide; 1 game project, produced by the scientific research team teachers in the game design and production specialty and enterprises, has been tested online. In future, the School will continue to strengthen cultivation of the teachers toward internationalization and professionalization, gradually establish a teaching and scientific research team with outstanding teaching level and excellent quality, who can provide the leading technology in the industry and serve the society.