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Software Engineer - Rendering

Animal Logic

Vancouver, BC 11-14-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Are you interested in working on our state-of-the-art Glimpse renderer used by hundreds of artists in a production environment? Glimpse is a complete production renderer used for all of Animal Logic's feature animation and visual effects work. If the answer is yes, then read on!

What you'll get to do:
• Work on all aspects of the renderer, including scene representation, render and sampling engine, raytracer, shading system: everything required for generating highly realistic images for our films
• Create and maintain tools that are directly used in our lighting, shading, and compositing workflows
• Closely collaborate with technically minded artists to design, implement and rapidly deploy into production
• Be part of a small, dynamic and self-motivated team of individuals with varied backgrounds
• Take on responsibility, get stuff done, and make our artists happy!

What you bring:
• 2+ years' experience developing rendering software using modern C++
• Master's or PhD degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, or equivalent experience
• Have a background in film, animation, television, visualization, games, or come fresh out of academia with a strong focus on computer graphics
• Thorough understanding of photorealistic rendering, light transport and global illumination techniques
• A passion for algorithms, optimization, and data structures
• Good mathematical skills and familiarity with numerical methods, probability and statistics
• The ability to work in a dynamic and challenging environment, take direction and possess good communication skills

And you might also have:
• Real-time rendering experience
• Raytracing and shading technologies such as Embree and RSL/OSL/GLSL
• Developing high-throughput algorithms on GPUs
• Writing high performance code, with a good understanding of parallel programming, compilers and optimization
• Familiarity with DCC applications such as Houdini and Maya, including their APIs

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Animal Logic

Animal Logic is one of the world's most accomplished digital studios producing award winning, ground breaking and trail blazing animation, visual effects and design.