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Weta Digital Recruiting Software Developer

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Software Developer – Procedural Engine

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

Job Description

We are looking for a software developer who is positive, energetic and passionate about procedural modelling. The candidate will join a team developing a new cutting-edge system for procedural modelling of virtual worlds.

Responsibilities:

– Write performant, reliable code from core libraries to user interfaces
– Manage supporting legacy tools while working on a new system
– Provide software solutions by studying information needs, conferring with users, data usage and work processes, investigating problem areas
– Participate in weekly team meetings to discuss progress and issues to be resolved, and report progress on a weekly basis
– Manage workload by tracking and maintaining tasks
– Help set up project plans, including setting project objectives and report on performance

Qualifications/Skills:

– Strong knowledge of large scale commercial VFX pipeline
– Extensive knowledge of C++
– Ability to work well in a team and closely with artists
– Ability to multi task and change projects as required in a production environment
– Experience in implementing and supporting a wide variety of complex software systems
– Experience with UNIX / LINUX – Excellent verbal and written communication skills
– 3+ years of applicable experience (Senior: 5+ years)
– BS/MS or equivalent knowledge and experience in Computer Science or a related subject

Nice to have:

– Experience developing an interactive procedural modelling system
– Experience with Maya and RenderMan APIs
– Experience with version control systems such as git
– Experience with OpenGL – UX design experience

The Weta Digital R & D team will have representatives attending SIGGRAPH 2015. Please indicate when applying if you plan to attend SIGGRAPH and we will try to schedule a time to meet.

To apply for consideration, please fill out our online questionnaire and send your resume through to recruitment@wetafx.co.nz
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