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Blue Sky Studios Recruiting Software Configuration Engineer, Research and Development Programmer, Production Technology Technical Director & Production Engineer

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Software Configuration Engineer

Job Number: R10001266
Brand: Blue Sky Studios
Job Type: Engineering
Location: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States Of America

Overview Of The Company

Blue Sky Studios

One Of The World’s Largest Producers And Distributors Of Motion Pictures, 20th Century Fox Film Produces, Acquires And Distributes Motion Pictures Throughout The World. These Motion Pictures Are Produced Or Acquired By The Following Units Of 20th Century Fox Film: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, And Twentieth Century Fox Animation. Blue Sky Studios Is The Animation Studio Behind The Wildly Successful Ice Age And Rio Franchises, Along With This Year’s Ferdinand Animated Feature Film!

Job Description

A Software Configuration Engineer Is Responsible For The Code Management And Build Processes At The Studio. Working Under The Direction Of The Research And Development Team, The Scm Engineer Is Responsible For Maintaining And Improving The Existing Build And Release Tools, As Well As Building And Deploying The 3rd Party Applications And Libraries Used For Development.

Essential Functions/responsibilities

Maintain And Extend The Build And Deployment Infrastructure For Both Proprietary And Third Party Software Tools And Libraries, Including Deploying To “The Cloud”
Integrate Proprietary Software With Third Party Applications And Libraries
Maintain And Extend Developer And Build Tools
Troubleshoot Software Bugs, Including Dynamic Library Dependency Issues.

Qualifications

Education And/or Experience Required:

B.s. Or M.s. In Computer Science, Engineering Or Equivalent.
5+ Years Industry Related Experience

Skills, Abilities, Special Licenses Or Certificate
Significant Experience With Source Code, Build, And Release Management
Experience In Python And C++
Experience With C.d. Software Such As Jenkins
Experience With Modern Enterprise-level Code Repositories Such As Github And Bitbucket
Experience With Building And Installing Developer Tools Include C++ Compilers, Debuggers, Toolchains, Etc.
Experience With Building And Installing Third Party Software And Libraries Including Python And Qt
Experience With Industry Build Tools Including Make Or Scons
Experience With Building In A Linux Production Environment
Ability To Establish Priorities For Self And Be A Good Collaborator With Other Teams

Solid Communication Skills

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer And All Qualified Applicants Will Receive Consideration For Employment Without Regard To Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Gender Identity, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, Or Any Other Characteristic Protected By Law. We Will Consider For Employment Qualified Applicants With Criminal Histories Consistent With Applicable Law.

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2JTOodU
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Research & Development Programmer

Job Number: R10001263
Brand: Blue Sky Studios
Job Type: Engineering
Location: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States Of America

Overview Of The Company

Blue Sky Studios

One Of The World’s Largest Producers And Distributors Of Motion Pictures, 20th Century Fox Film Produces, Acquires And Distributes Motion Pictures Throughout The World. These Motion Pictures Are Produced Or Acquired By The Following Units Of 20th Century Fox Film: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, And Twentieth Century Fox Animation. Blue Sky Studios Is The Animation Studio Behind The Wildly Successful Ice Age And Rio Franchises, Along With This Year’s Ferdinand Animated Feature Film!

Job Description

Providing Custom Software For The Production Of Computer Animated Movies. This Custom Software Is Used In Most Aspects Of The Cg Pipeline Including Modeling, Animation, Special Effects, Image Processing And Rendering. It Solves Problems For Which No Off-the-shelf Solutions Are Available.

Essential Functions/responsibilities

Design, Develop, Debug And Maintain Software, Written Mostly In C++ And Python, Using State-of-the Art Algorithms And Procedures.
Software May Be Stand-alone Or Plug-ins To Third-party Packages Such As Maya, Houdini And Nuke.
Write Documentation, Demonstrate And Instruct Production Staff On Use Of Software.
Stay Current With Advancements In Relevant Fields.
Research Possible New Methods To Improve Quality Of Cg Product, To Improve Productivity Of Cg Production Staff Or To Improve Software Development Itself.

Qualifications

Education And/or Experience Required:

Education: Ms Or Phd In Computer Science, Physics Or Math Preferred.
Experience: Strong Programming Experience In Computer Graphics / Vision, Physics Or Math.

Skills, Abilities, Special Licenses Or Certificate:

Strong Organizational And Time Management Discipline.
Ability To Discuss And Explain Technical Issues With Non-technical Production Staff
Ability To Anticipate, Understand And Respond To Artistic Considerations When Developing Software.
Operate Professionally And Effectively In Stressful Situations.
Strong Self-motivation And Ability To Work Both In A Group And Alone
The Above Statements Are Intended To Describe The General Nature And Level Of The Work Being Performed By People Assigned To This Work. This Is Not An Exhaustive List Of All Duties And Responsibilities Associated With It. Blue Sky Studio Management Reserves The Right To Amend And Change Responsibilities To Meet Business And Organizational Needs.

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer And All Qualified Applicants Will Receive Consideration For Employment Without Regard To Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Gender Identity, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, Or Any Other Characteristic Protected By Law. We Will Consider For Employment Qualified Applicants With Criminal Histories Consistent With Applicable Law.

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2vlqchx
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Production Technology Technical Director

Job Number: R10002248
Brand: Blue Sky Studios
Job Type: Engineering
Location: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States Of America

Overview Of The Company

Blue Sky Studios

One Of The World’s Largest Producers And Distributors Of Motion Pictures, 20th Century Fox Film Produces, Acquires And Distributes Motion Pictures Throughout The World. These Motion Pictures Are Produced Or Acquired By The Following Units Of 20th Century Fox Film: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, And Twentieth Century Fox Animation. Blue Sky Studios Is The Animation Studio Behind The Wildly Successful Ice Age And Rio Franchises, Along With This Year’s Ferdinand Animated Feature Film!
Job Description
A Technical Director (Td) In Production Technology Provides Critical Support To A Show’s Artists And Department Heads. A Technical Director Will Design, Develop, And Implement New Tools And Processes For A Particular Show Or Department. On Occasion, A Technical Director May Be Asked To Do Shot Work.

Essential Functions/responsibilities:

– Provide Front-line Support And Development Of Tools And Procedures To Extend And Enhance The Pipeline.
– Assist Animators And Artists With Troubleshooting Of Shots. Issues May Include Problems With Fur, Clothing, Effects, Animation, And Rendering.
– Support The Integration And Adoption Of Studio-wide Technology Initiatives.
– Work Closely With Other Technical Directors, Department Heads, Cg Supervisors, And Production Engineering To Maintain And Further The Production Pipeline.
– Ensure Software Development Follows Studio Policies And Guidelines.
– Reports To The Show’s Supervising Technical Director

Qualifications:

Education And/or Experience Required:

– B.s. Or M.s. In Computer Science, Engineering Or Equivalent Experience

Skills, Abilities, Special Licenses Or Certificate

– Production Experience In Computer Animation, Visual Effects, Or Game Industry.
– Experience With Tool Integration Into Existing Or New Pipelines.
– Experience With Maya, Houdini Or Other 3rd Party Animation Systems.
– Strong Programming Skills. Proficiency In C, C++, Python, Object Oriented Programming, Model/view/controller Framework.
– Ability To Establish Priorities, Work Independently Or Within A Group, And Work With Minimal Supervision.
– Exceptional Communication Skills In Dealing With Both Technical And Artistic Groups.

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer And All Qualified Applicants Will Receive Consideration For Employment Without Regard To Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Gender Identity, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, Or Any Other Characteristic Protected By Law. We Will Consider For Employment Qualified Applicants With Criminal Histories Consistent With Applicable Law.

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2JJqDV3
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Production Engineer

Job Number: Fox0003t4
Brand: Blue Sky Studios
Job Type: Engineering, Production
Location: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States Of America

Overview Of The Company

Blue Sky Studios

One Of The World’s Largest Producers And Distributors Of Motion Pictures, 20th Century Fox Film Produces, Acquires And Distributes Motion Pictures Throughout The World. These Motion Pictures Are Produced Or Acquired By The Following Units Of 20th Century Fox Film: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, And Twentieth Century Fox Animation. Blue Sky Studios Is The Animation Studio Behind The Wildly Successful Ice Age And Rio Franchises, Along With This Year’s Ferdinand Animated Feature Film!

Job Description

A Production Engineer Designs And Implements Tools That Manage And Visualize The Data Used In The Creation Of Animated Feature Films. Production Engineers Are Responsible For Integrating Proprietary And Third Party Tools Into Production. Production Engineering Is Involved With Every Production Department From Design To Final Render. Pe Standardizes The Workflow To Ensure Clean Handoff Of Data. Each Engineer Is Responsible For Producing Reliable And Reusable Code And Provides Assistance To Technical Directors During The Design And Deployment Of Departmental Tools.

Essential Functions/responsibilities:

Write And Maintain Inter-department Tools.
Work Closely With The Research And Development Group To Ensure Successful Software Deployment.
Troubleshoot And Debug Problems Across Multiple Departments And Software Packages.
Work With All Departments To Perfect Workflow And Hand-off Of Information.
Continually Review The Pipeline And Provide Solutions To Increase Overall Efficiency.

Qualifications

3-5 Years Of Production Experience As A Programmer And Td.

Skills, Abilities, Special Licenses Or Certificate

Strong Programming Skills. Proficiency In C, C++, Python, Object Oriented Programming, Model/view/controller Framework
Experience With Using And Integrating Major Third Party Tools Such As Maya, Nuke, Houdini, Shotgun
Experience With Multiple Gui Toolkits (Qt A Plus)
Experience With Back End Persistent Storage Mechanisms Such As Sql, Xml, Json, Mongodb A Plus.
Ability To Establish Priorities, Work Independently Or Within A Group, And Work With Minimal Supervision.
Exceptional Communication Skills In Dealing With Both Technical And Artistic Groups.

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer And All Qualified Applicants Will Receive Consideration For Employment Without Regard To Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Gender Identity, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, Or Any Other Characteristic Protected By Law. We Will Consider For Employment Qualified Applicants With Criminal Histories Consistent With Applicable Law.

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2FACPoG
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