Added by on 2013-12-04

Disney 2014 Tech Summer Intern: Fast Flexible Rigs

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Walt Disney Animation Studios

Walt Disney Animation Studios is seeking a graduate student with interest in character rigging to join its project-based Summer Intern Program. The intern will work with the Animation Technology software group responsible for developing tools for the front-end animation pipeline (animation, rigging, modeling, layout, technical animation, and stereo.)

This internship focuses on improving the interactive speed of character rigs used in animation production. Applicants will investigate methods for simplifying character rigs and increasing their interactivity. Applicants will target rig evaluation on multi-core/GPU architectures.

Responsibilities
● Work independently with support and mentoring from Animation Technology software engineers
● Evaluate existing software packages and tools, measure and analyze performance
● Develop new tools and functionality which improves current rig performance
● Document and present results throughout the internship with a final presentation to be made at the end

Requirements
● Graduate student majoring in Computer Science
● Strong skills in C++, Python, Linux
● Experience with software profiling and optimization
● Experience with computer graphics and animation
● Experience with the Maya software animation package
● Strong communication and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications
● Knowledge of animation rigging principles (IK/FK, constraints, deformation, etc.) preferred
● Experience with GPU and/or LLVM development desired

Apply here:- https://careers.disneyanimation.com/job_groups/job_description?id=358
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