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Lucasfilm Animation Company Recruiting Junior LookDev Technical Director, Pipeline Engineer & Art Associate Technical Director

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Junior LookDev Technical Director

Company: Lucasfilm
Location: Letterman Digital Arts Center
State: California
City: San Francisco
Benefited/Non-Benefited: Benefited
Salary/Hourly: Hourly

Job Description

The Lucasfilm Advanced Development Group (ADG) is looking for Junior LookDev Technical Director to join our team.!!
ADG develops tools and techniques for high-quality computer graphics and simulation. Our goal is to expand and enhance the process of creative storytelling in the Star Wars universe through real-time rendering of visuals that approach motion picture quality.
This position will operate within the context of well-defined procedures to create the desired look and qualities of objects, characters, effects and elements.

Responsibilities:

• Create tools that enable the desired look of assigned 3D elements during production.
• Perform directed look development tasks on production objects, effects, elements or characters.
• Develop enhancements or “fixes” to identified aspects or technologies relevant to digital art creation.
• Create shaders and tools for multiple types of 3D digital assets in a real-time rendering context.
• Work within the parameters of established monolithic materials, modify and run existing turntables, perform basic check-ins into asset management system for basic 3D digital assets.

Requirements

Education/Experience:

• BA Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Graphic Art or equivalent years of experience.
• 2+ years of experience in animation, production or related field.

Technical Skills:

• Familiarity with modern game engine or similar real-time shading and rendering technology preferred.
• Experience in Computer programming/scripting , C++ and Perl preferred.
• Experience in 3D graphics and 3D animation packages. Maya preferred.

Required Skills / Competencies:

• Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
• Able to work in a fast-paced environment and is able to multi-task.
• Able to work overtime

Apply here:- https://www.lucasfilm.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=6046&CurrentPage=1
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Pipeline Engineer

Company: Lucasfilm
Location: Letterman Digital Arts Center
State: California
City: San Francisco
Benefited/Non-Benefited: Benefited
Salary/Hourly: Hourly

Job Description

The Lucasfilm Advanced Development Group (ADG) is looking for a Pipeline Engineer to join our team.
ADG develops tools and techniques for high-quality computer graphics and simulation. Our goal is to expand and enhance the process of creative storytelling in the Star Wars universe through real-time rendering of visuals that approach motion picture quality.
As a Pipeline Engineer with ADG you will have a key role assisting with the design and development of the software and processes with which content creators move their work between tools, both off the shelf and custom. Your code development will have a direct impact on the day to day efficiency of our team, and ultimately the quality of everything we produce.

Responsibilities

• Collaborate in the Design and develop and support our new production pipeline
• Work with artists and designers to ensure requirements are well defined and met.
• Continuously improve the user experience and performance of our pipeline.
• Applies principles of computer science, engineering and mathematics to maintain and troubleshoot new and existing software and systems.
• Collaborate with other engineers to form a highly productive team.

Requirements

Required Skills

• Strong knowledge of Python/C/C++
• Experience in assisting with architecting and designing pipelines for both off-the-shelf and custom packages.
• History of getting Tool A to efficiently communicate with Tool B through whatever means necessary.
• Self-motivated individual with excellent problem solving skills
• Strong architectural skills; experienced with building and maintaining large codebases

Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Scientific discipline, advanced degree preferred
• 4 -6 years of overall experience with a minimum of 2 years experience coding in the role of Pipeline Engineer
• Experience of developing for both Windows and Linux
• Experience with DCC tools such as Maya/Max and their APIs
• Experience of version control systems for assets.
• Experience of web development.

Apply here:- https://www.lucasfilm.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=6015&CurrentPage=1
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Art Associate Technical Director

Company: Lucasfilm
Location: Letterman Digital Arts Center
State: California
City: San Francisco
Benefited/Non-Benefited: Benefited
Salary/Hourly: Hourly

Job Description

The ADG Art ATD solves technical production issues, defines work flows, streamlines processes, and develops tools/frameworks for art.
ADG develops tools and techniques for high-quality computer graphics and simulation. Our goal is to expand and enhance the process of creative storytelling in the Star Wars universe through real-time rendering of visuals that approach motion picture quality.

Responsibilities:

• Develop appropriate art pipelines and workflow, working in conjunction with the Art Leads and the programming team.
• Solve technical production issues.
• Streamline art workflows and pipelines by developing tools/scripts/plugins in the art process; work with programming and tools team members.
• Create technically sound art and art frameworks.
• Excel as a team player and strive to maximize team/department performance.
• Performs special tasks as assigned.
• Develop an area or multiple areas of expertise.
• Demonstrates ability to be proactive and anticipating potential problems before they occur and follows through on every task assigned.
• Demonstrates ability to be proactive about communicating clearly and frequently the status of all tasks.
• Demonstrates ability to prioritize tasks and manage time well, and give accurate time estimates task bidding.

Requirements:

• Have good knowledge of python, mel and C++preferred.
• 2 years or more of production experience
• Background and understanding of 3D graphics
• Strong knowledge of one or more major 3D animation packages, Maya preferred.
• Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
• Work well under deadlines and multi-tasks.
• Must be willing to work overtime when requested.

Apply here:- https://www.lucasfilm.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=5936&CurrentPage=1
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