DHX Media Recruiting System Administrator
DHX Studios is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile. Our staff dig into a wide variety of projects, from action to comedy and preschool to tween, and they get to enjoy awesome benefits and company events while they’re at it. With some of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers on our team, our studios are bursting with creative energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!
About the Position
It’s a very exciting time to join the DHX Studios team as our Senior Software Engineer! We’re moving our pipeline to Maya as well as integrating Shotgun and Nuke so this is a great opportunity to be involved with the creation and development of the next generation of our productions! You will work across a diverse range of areas such as writing plugins, extending open source libraries, working with Renderman and VRay renderers and more! You will prototype new ideas, troubleshoot existing systems, and play a key role in leveraging our technology for creative endeavors.
Design, prototype and create tools, plugins and processes to help production needs.
Debug and support our tools and software infrastructure.
Extend open source libraries and 3rd party libraries, plugins and soft wares.
Design and develop new tools to fit and improve our pipeline
Test and debug tools and process to ensure stability and usability
Work with software engineers and IT to debug and test hardware and software
Communicate changes to our pipeline tools and processes with internal stakeholders
Create and update documentation explaining our processes and tools
Mentor and advise other TD and developers in the team.
Collaborate with other TDs to form a highly productive team
Strong software development skills in C++ and Python is required.
3+ years of experience developing for Maya and/or Nuke or Houdini is required.
Experience with open source libraries such as QT, Alembic, OCIO is a plus.
Experience writing for Renderman and/or VRay render engines is a plus.
Excellent communication, troubleshooting and debugging skills.
Experience in designing and building database systems is a plus.
THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.
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