Spring Intern - Production Technology


Remote / Virtual 11-11-2020
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Production Technology Intern (Virtual), DreamWorks, Spring 2021


DreamWorks Animation seeks an Intern for Production Technology. Intern will observe and assist software developers writing tools for a next-generation production pipeline in order to gain an understanding of their daily activities. Intern will learn how to develop tools for large-scale, feature animation production through such activities as requirements gathering, user experience research, design proposals, and code reviews. Intern will gain firsthand experience working in a fast-paced, creative environment while being exposed to various production workflows and strategies.

Responsibilities :
• Design and develop new software tools and applications to assist artists in production
• Test, debug, and extend existing tools and systems
• Provide support for any additional administrative and data-wrangling tasks as needed

• Experience programming in a variety of languages, namely Python, JavaScript, and/or C++
• In pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor or Graduate degree (or equivalent), or be a recent graduate (within six months of graduation date)
• Must be 18 years of age or older
• Ability to commit 10 weeks to the internship and work remotely
• Ability to work part-time (16-24 hours/week) from January 2021 - March 2021
• Must have own equipment (computer, headphones, etc.) and stable internet connection
• Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. without requiring a new Visa or sponsorship

Desired Characteristics
• Major in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Visualization or Digital Media (or equivalent) is a plus
• Computer Graphics and web development experience are a plus
• Experience with project-tracking software such as Jira or equivalent
• Understanding of digital content creation applications such as Maya, Houdini, and/or Nuke
• Interest in Feature Animation
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work independently
• Solid grasp of revision control systems such as Git
• Familiarity with User Experience (UX) concepts and/or User Interface (UI) design and development