Added by on 2018-04-03

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

Blue Sky Studios Summer Internships, Blue Sky Studios Summer Intern, Blue Sky Studios Internship, Blue Sky Studios Internship 2014, Blue Sky Studios,Blue Sky Studios jobs, Blue Sky Studios hiring, Blue Sky Studios hiring, Blue Sky Studios jobs, Blue Sky Internships

Production Technology Technical Director

Description

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:

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.

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2GtZEQj
———————

Research & Development Programmer

Description

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

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2GtZEQj
———————-

Software Configuration Engineer

Description

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
Additional Requirements And Valuable Skills For Current Job Openings

Software Configuration Engineer

Additional Requirements

Experience With:

Ci / Cd Systems Such As Jenkins, Etc.
Build Tools Such As Gmake, Cmake, Scons, Etc.
Containers And Container Management
Cloud Providers
Valuable Skills

Experience With:

Building And Installing Third-party Tools And Libraries Such As Gcc, Boost, Etc.
Package Management
Managing Heterogeneous Build- And Run-time Environments

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 Studios Management Reserves The Right To Amend And Change Responsibilities To Meet Business And Organizational Needs.

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2GtZEQj
————————

Production Engineer

Description

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.

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2GtZEQj
————————–
Blue Sky Studios Recruiting Production Technology Technical Director, Research & Development Programmer, Software Configuration Engineer & Production Engineer, Blue Sky Studios, Blue Sky Studios Vfx, Blue Sky Studios Animation, Blue Sky Studios Hiring, Blue Sky Studios Jobs, Animation Jobs, Vfx Jobs, 2D Jobs, 3D Jobs, 3D Animation Jobs, Artist Jobs, Video Game Jobs, Software Jobs, Recruiting, Recruitment, CG, CGI, Vfx, Animation, 3D Animation, Hiring, 3D, 2D, Jobs, Blue Sky Studios Recruiting, Blue Sky Studios Recruiting Production Technology Technical Director, Blue Sky Studios Recruiting Research & Development Programmer, Blue Sky Studios Recruiting Software Configuration Engineer, Blue Sky Studios Recruiting Production Engineer, Production Technology Technical Director, Research & Development Programmer, Software Configuration Engineer, Production Engineer