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Software Developer with experience in Character Animation – Digital Domain Vancouver

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Job Title: Software Developer with experience in Character Animation
Department: Software
Reports to: Technology Director
Status: Exempt
Classification: Full Time, Staff

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

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:

• Office working environment.
• Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending production needs.
• Walking/bending/sitting.
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. Digital Domain Vancouver management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities
to meet business and organizational needs.

To apply please select Vancouver from the drop down location menu and submit a resume via the careers page of our website: http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=14_2_0639
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