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Weta Digital Recruiting Software Developer & Compositing Pipeline TD

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Software Developer

Category: Research and Development
Company: Weta Digital
Location: Wellington (New Zealand)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Weta Digital R&D Department is looking for a Software Developer to work on Gazebo, Weta Digital’s proprietary physically based real time renderer. Gazebo uses the latest hardware and rendering techniques to achieve movie quality rendering in real time. The software is used across the studio in a wide range of areas including our motion capture stage and lighting department.
The ideal candidate would have experience with modern real time rendering techniques such as physically based shading and global illumination, and be comfortable working on large shared code bases.


• Design and implement new features as determined by production requests
• Upgrade existing features to make use of latest hardware
• Research new graphics techniques
• Provide technical support to artists and programmers.

Required Skills

• BS/MS or equivalent knowledge and experience in Computer Science or a related subject.
• Good knowledge of modern real time rendering techniques.
• Experience working with OpenGL 4.x (or DirectX 10.x) and above.
• Experience in writing, implementing and supporting a wide variety of graphics software systems
• Extensive knowledge of C++.
• Ability to work well in a team and closely with artists.
• Ability to work within a development schedule and investigate support issues as required in a production environment.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• 3+ years professional computer graphics experience in VFX, computer games or similar industry.

Desired Skills

• Experience with the Maya or MotionBuilder C++ API.
• Experience with CUDA or OpenCL.
• Experience with developing on Linux.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! Please fill out the online questionnaire and send your cover letter and resume through to us at:

Compositing Pipeline TD

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

Job Description

Weta Digital are seeking a Compositing Pipeline TD.

The Compositing Pipeline TD drives tool development to optimize compositing pipeline and workflow. Works with compositors, ATDs, leads and supervisors to troubleshoot problems and create streamlined technical solutions.

Candidates should clearly demonstrate the following skills and role requirements:

– Nuke knowledge desired
– Familiarity with Linux
– Good programming, problem solving skills
– Experience with GIT and/or SVN
– Experience with VFX pipelines, rendering, asset systems and databases
– Attend pipeline meetings
– Solid understanding of Python, Qt/PyQt/PySide
– Organised and experienced in prioritising development pressures
– Good communication skills and ability to liaise with other departments/artists
– Maintain and develop core Comp pipeline
– Minimum 3 years visual effects production experience required

To register your interest, please fill out the online questionnaire at and send your resume through to:
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