Intern - Production Engineering


Vancouver, BC 01-12-2024
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Production Engineering Intern (Summer 2024)

Position Summary

16 weeks, paid internship, commencing Summer 2024.
Open to BC residents only who currently have the right to work in Canada.

Production Engineers create and maintain software used by other developers and artists within ILM. This spans infrastructure such as our media creation pipeline, software building, deployment and monitoring, as well as artist-facing tooling in digital content creation software such as Maya, Nuke, and Katana.

This internship will give you a chance to get familiar with a professional engineering environment, mentorship from leaders in this industry, and a hand in the development of a project during your internship. This is a great opportunity to develop professional interpersonal skills, as well as practical experience in this field.

What You'll Do
Develop tools and/or services for the Production Engineering team
Contribute to daily operational tasks, including maintenance, general troubleshooting and bug fixes
Participate in the development of a project within the Production Engineering team

What We're Looking For
Pursuing a degree in, or recent graduate (within 1 year) of Computer Science, or technology related field
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with diverse personalities
Strong time management skills; Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Proven ability to work autonomously and in team settings with a positive, pro-active attitude
Proven development experience on a completed team or solo project
Proven knowledge and experience with Linux
Python programming and experience developing distributed systems
Familiarity with film and video postproduction and/or computer graphics techniques highly desired
Knowledge of digital content creation software, e.g. Maya, Houdini
Working knowledge of one or more Python-based web frameworks; Django, Flask, etc
Working knowledge of various data store technologies, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL or redis


The pay rate for this role in Vancouver is C$25.00 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

This position is with ILM (Vancouver) Inc., which is part of a business we call Industrial Light & Magic.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3qmk4-100-26-196-222-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $25.00 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile

Lucasfilm is among the world’s leading entertainment service companies, a pioneer in visual effects and sound across multiple mediums, and is home to the legendary Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises.