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Software Developer: Character Animation – Digital Domain Vancouver

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Location: Vancouver
Reports To: Director of Software/R&D
Status: Exempt
Classification: Full Time

Purpose of the job:

At Digital Domain, we are developing industry-leading character and facial animation technology and tools. In films like The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Tron: Legacy and Maleficent, we have created photo-realistic digital actors that have stood alongside real actors.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

We are looking for software developers to help us further this technology. An ideal candidate should have most/all of these skills at the ready:
• Experience with character and facial rigging. You should be able to use and create rigs for
simple characters.
• A solid foundation in mathematics. This job will require that you be able to read, understand,
implement and make improvements on the latest research. You should be able to read a paper from SIGGRAPH and understand it. Specifically, understanding of optimization techniques and calculus is essential.
• A broad knowledge and curiosity about computer graphics is very important. We solve many, varied problems at Digital Domain. This job will not be about just character animation.

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience Required:

• At least a Master’s Degree in Computer Science / Math / Physics
• Adept in both C++ and Python
• Experience with Maya- both using Maya, and writing Maya plug-ins

To apply for this position submit an application at http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=14_2_0639 Please select Vancouver from the location drop down menu
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