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Weta Digital Recruiting Project Manager & Onset Mocap Set-Up Required

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Project Manager

Category: Other
Company: Weta Digital
Location: Wellington (New Zealand)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Work closely with the Heads of Department to manage teams of researchers and developers working on support, pipeline integration and R&D projects.

Responsibilities:

• Develop business cases for all the department RnD projects, including: business requirements, business reasons, estimated costs and resources.
• Regularly report on progress, success & deviations to all stakeholders
• Identify and include tasks such as integration, testing, documentation, training, infrastructure changes, communication
• Works for the Project Owner/Sponsor
• Works with a Project Lead, domain knowledge expert
• Creates project analysis (stakeholder, risk, scope, cost)
• Drives project(s) to deliver in scope, cost and time
• Help coordinate work with teams in other departments.
• Creates project post mortems and cultivates sharing of knowledge, both internal to project team and externally to wider development group.
• Manage support processes, including monitoring, reporting and escalation.
• Monitor progress of projects and keep track of tasks, milestones, costs and priorities.
• Help department crew achieve their goals and satisfy their requirements.
• Monitor and maintain the wellbeing of the team.
• Record, communicate and monitor additional action items from meetings.
• Monitor issues and risks, propose solutions, escalate as needed to resolve.
• Identify and implement improvements to project management documents and processes.

Required Qualifications

• 5+ years experience in project management of complex software development and/or research projects.
• Familiarity with tools in use at Weta such as JIRA, Gantt charts, Excel, Word
• Great communication and people skills.

Desirable Qualifications

• Degree in Information Systems or similar.
• Experience in Agile project methodology.
• Experience in VFX, film or video game production
• Some knowledge of computer graphics
• Software development experience

If this sounds like you, please fill out the online questionnaire at www.wetafx.co.nz/jobs and send your resume to: recruitment@wetafx.co.nz
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Onset Mocap Set-Up Required

Category: Other
Company: Weta Digital
Location: Wellington (New Zealand)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

We are looking to fill a mocap role for an Austin based shoot starting mid September to end of February, to work with the set-up team on setting up cameras & calibrating.

The specific role requirements are:

Will need to be there early, be reasonably fit – and not afraid of heights
Aerial work platform license a plus (though not essential)
Mocap, and/or on-set grip, art department, or spfx experience, and basic technical knowledge of cameras, lenses etc.. a definite plus
Preference for candidates based in USA, USA Residents and legal to work
Candidates are required to be available from mid Sept – through to end Feb 2017.

If this sounds like you, please fill out the online questionnaire at www.wetadigital.com\jobs and send your resume to: recruitment@wetafx.co.nz
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