Full Time Job

Sr. Software Engineer, Sets and Layout

Pixar

Emeryville, CA 07-01-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Work with artists and technical leadership to propose, plan, implement, and deploy features
• Maintain and improve the software individually and collaboratively with a team of peer engineers
• Work directly with artists to support their use of Pixar's proprietary filmmaking software
• Identify, triage, debug, and resolve high-priority issues affecting production artists
• Work comfortably within a sophisticated, multi-layered technology pipeline

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent formal training
• Strong C++ skills with at least five years of professional experience
• Solid understanding of practical software performance concerns
• Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail
• Familiarity with the fundamental mathematics of computer graphics
• Appreciation for the importance of long-term code health, peer review, automated testing, and documentation
• Ability to balance rapid delivery of critical solutions with long-term product quality

PREFERRED SKILLS:
• Experience developing in a UNIX / Linux environment
• Familiarity with Python as a scripting language
• Experience with developing scripts and tools for 3d content creation applications such as Maya, Blender and Houdini
• Experience using Qt to build rich user interfaces
• Experience working closely with both technical and non-technical users
• Detail oriented and organized with excellent communication skills
• Ability to build positive and effective working relationships with diverse groups of colleagues and coworkers

''Coco,'' Pixar's 19th feature, opened in theaters on November 22, 2017.

Pixar's objective is to combine proprietary technology and world-class creative talent to develop computer-animated feature films with memorable characters and heartwarming stories that appeal to audiences of all ages.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rekvo0-3-235-120-150-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Pixar

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