Weta Digital Recruiting Technical Director & Production Engineering
Technical Director – Artist Support
Production Engineering supports and builds software to helps our crew make movies. One of our responsibilities is the virtual production system used for motion capture shoots. As a technical director, you will work directly with artists and developers, communicating problems back to the developers and helping artists better use our pipeline tools.
Provide frontline artist support at a remote facility in Los Angeles.
Troubleshoot software and liaise with the developer team to get them resolved.
Work with developers to identify underlying causes and propose artist friendly solutions.
Work with the release manager to test new software and workflows.
Work with artists to demonstrate new software and workflows and gather feedback.
Currently reside in, and have the right to work in, the United States.
Have 3+ years professional experience in the VFX industry as a TD or pipeline developer.
Have professional experience as a Python developer.
Be comfortable using Maya and MotionBuilder in complex environments.
Be comfortable in a Linux development environment.
Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Enjoy exciting and customer focused environments!
If this sounds like you – we would love to hear from you!
Location: Los Angeles – USA
Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2EObQXh
Production Engineering – Team Lead
Production Engineering is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic lead for one of our teams. Currently the team has five developers and their responsibilities centre around our content management systems. Most of the work is in Python, with a little C++, and a mixture of frontend and backend work.
As lead, you’ll be responsible for keeping the team happy and productive and will act as a “product owner” for the team’s projects. You’ll need to be an experienced Python developer with a broad understanding of VFX pipelines and (hopefully!) an interest in content management systems. Perhaps you’ve worked as a team lead before, or maybe you’re just looking for a new challenge!
Content management is a core feature of our pipeline and the quality of these tools effects how we all work together to make movies. You need to know how to build relationships across our departments and be able to distil complex problems into elegant solutions.
Excellent communications skills
5+ years professional experience in the VFX industry
5+ years professional experience as a software engineer (preferably in Python)
Familiarity with of Maya, MotionBuilder and other VFX applications
Understanding of API design, UI development & software testing
If this sounds like you – please get in touch – we would LOVE to hear from you!
Location: Wellington – New Zealand
Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2Ce9KlP
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