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Framestore Recruiting Senior Graphics R&D Software Developer

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Senior Graphics R&D Software Developer

Category: Research and Development
Company: Framestore
Location: London (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Our R&D department produces innovative technology which allows us to meet the needs of both current and future film projects. They collaborate closely with our artists to ensure they have the technology to work their magic, as well as developing tools which will keep our studio at the forefront of film VFX production.
Framestore are seeking to recruit a senior developer to bolster the development of the core infrastructure behind many pieces of proprietary software. The suitable candidate would help steer the development in areas such as our in-house file formats, rendertime procedurals used to manage large datasets, lighting technology and the many libraries which underpin these tools.
In this role you would be working with the Head of R&D, other senior R&D developers, CG supervisors and heads of department in order to ensure Framestore’s technology continued to serve our needs.


Take a lead role in steering the ongoing development of parts of our core technology
Maintain a good working relationship with CG supervisors and heads of department
Work alongside other senior R&D staff to ensure our technology remains consistent
Keep up to date on developments in CG, and participate in discussions concerning strategic tool development


​This position requires strong software skills, expertise in developing and supporting technology through production, and experience in leading other developers.

In particular we are looking for:

Degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related fields. Masters or Ph.D. preferred
Several years experience of C++ software development in Linux/Unix. Additional experience with Qt and OpenGL desirable
5+ years in a VFX production company
Experience of software development in a team environment, including the use of source control systems, revision management and maintenance
Leadership experience
Experience in implementing and supporting a wide variety of complex software systems
Experience of some combination of Maya/Arnold/Nuke API development
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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