Full Time Job

Siggraph - Technical Director General Application


Emeryville, CA 07-13-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
This application is for SIGGRAPH 2022 attendees only, and does not guarantee a demo reel review or an interview. Apply only if you are an attendee of SIGGRAPH 2022 in Vancouver.

Sets, Characters, Effects, Simulation, Lighting, Global Technology, Rendering

Technical Directors construct the geometry, articulation, or surface characteristics of computer-generated characters, objects, effects, and/or scenes. Technical Directors may write production-specific programs to support development and deployment of digital models, shaders, effects, and imagery, and maintain and support the material created.

• Work with creative and technical leads to develop digital models, shaders, effects, software, and/or imagery, as needed for the production of feature animation
• Ensure that the result functions in accordance with specifications, including performance, user interface, aesthetics, and robustness (where applicable)
• Review and revise the result with the Director and the creative or technical lead
• Maintain and enhance completed results
• Provide technical support to users
• Produce author related documentation

• A good understanding of 3D computer graphics theory and practice
• A basic understanding of composition, physical motion, weight, balance, texture, and form
• Strong programming skills in the UNIX/Linux environment
• Education in computer science, mathematics, physics, architecture, or engineering preferred
• Experience with film, games, or other graphics production experience preferred
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Must be able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
• Must be open to direction and able to embrace change
• Willing to work Hybrid near Pixar Animation Studios campus located in Emeryville, CA

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rvpybm-3-236-225-157-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renoinswned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation.