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Senior Software Engineer (Pipeline) | Animal Logic, Vancouver

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  • Senior Software Engineer (Pipeline) | Animal Logic, Vancouver

    Are you a Senior Pipeline Developer with strong Python skills (ideally some C++ as well) who can lead a small team? Perhaps this is the role for you, so read on to find out more!

    The successful applicant will join the global Pipeline team (distributed between Sydney and Vancouver) and will be responsible for creating software used by artists in various craft departments. You will be building and integrating applications and libraries to support our studio pipeline/workflows.

    You will have experience in the visual effects/animation industry, an excellent ability to communicate effectively with both technical and creative crew, and demonstrated capability to operate independently as well as within a larger team.

    What you bring:
    • Experience working in software development for at least 5 years in the same or similar industry
    • A post-secondary qualification in Computer Science, Engineering or related fields
    • Strong skills in Python
    • Experience with the APIs of a number of industry standard DCC applications such as Maya, Nuke, Houdini etc, and an understanding of how to build tools using them
    • Experience with Git/Github or other SCM systems, and any number of Build, CI and Package Management systems (Jenkins, Rez, Cmake etc)
    • Strong written and verbal English language skills
    • Deep understanding of Software Engineering Theory, Patterns and Best Practices
    • Ability to write Documentation targeting different audiences (e.g. Developers, TDs, Artists)
    • Ability to work in a challenging environment, take direction and possess good communication skills
    • Willing to work in a production environment and collaborate with artistic staff
    You might also have:
    • Understanding of additional subject areas such as UI/UX, Software Configuration, Application Development, Asset Management as appropriate
    • Ideally proficient in C++
    • Experience with USD and/or other Scene/Renderer Description formats
    • Strong Linux skills and understanding of modern systems architecture
    • Performance analysis, debugging and optimisation skills
    • Familiarity with industry-standard open source libraries such as Alembic, OpenImageIO, Boost, OpenEXR. Qt/PyQt etc.
    • Experience building and deploying web services
    • People management/leadership experience within a development team
    • Project management skills

    For more information, please visit our website

    Animal Logic is recognised as one of the world’s leading independent creative digital studios, producing award winning design, visual effects and animation for almost 30 years. Earlier this year, the multisite studio delivered the hybrid live action/animated feature, Peter Rabbit 2 and is currently in production on Super Pets. Other recent credits include Captain Marvel, The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part and Peter Rabbit.

    If you want to create GREAT WORK with GREAT PEOPLE then come and join us at Animal Logic, Vancouver.
    Last edited by Animal_Logic; 04-30-2020, 01:57 PM.