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Software Developer - Houdini


Toronto, ON 09-11-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Software Developer (Mid) - Houdini

Technicolor Creative Studios is a technology company working with creative companies across the world to help them produce their most iconic work. Our award-winning teams of artists and technologists' partner with the creative community across film, television, animation, gaming, brand experience and advertising to bring the universal art of storytelling to audiences around the world. We are renowned for adding visual wonder and creative expertise to the film, advertising, and entertainment industries, with some of our most famous projects including the blockbuster movies Blade Runner 2049, The Jungle Book, The Lion King and 1917, and advertising campaigns for Channel 4, Sony, and IKEA.

• Work with a mix of local and remote team members to ensure realistic planning, scheduling, and regular deliveries of the results to internal clients
• Work with senior and lead developers to improve and conform tools and workflows to a global roadmap and to emergent show necessities
• Produce documentation and support users in the maintenance phase, and contribute to demonstrations during exploratory phases
• Contribute to the effective management and resolution of software/pipeline support tickets related to your team/work stream/product
• Invest in learning opportunities when presented
• Participate in sprint planning and independently estimate the effort required to complete the tasks assigned to you by your Lead
• Track your effort using the methods and tools provided under TCS R&D's project management standards
• Effectively and autonomously breakdown assigned stories/tasks into actionable steps
• Execute on assigned tasks with minimal supervision

• Good knowledge of Python or C++
• A degree in Computer Science, Technical Animation or in an Engineering field is preferred, though equivalent production experience would also be considered
• Competence with Linux and Git
• Knowledge of or experience with one or multiple VFX applications (Houdini, Maya, etc)
• Experience developing and releasing software in or for a company/organization

Nice to Have
• Knowledge of PySide, PyQt
• Confluence and/or Jira experience
• Understanding of how data flows between departments of a VFX studio
• Experience working in an Agile/Scrum methodology

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the dynamic world of visual effects. If you are an ambitious software developer looking for an opportunity to work with cutting edge technology, we look forward to your application.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmyx5x-3-237-31-191-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Technicolor is home to the world's premiere portfolio of visual effects brands, services, and creative innovations. With locations that span the globe, and service offerings tailored to the specific creative and storytelling needs of each project, we power premium content. Our diverse family of VFX brands includes: MPC, The Mill, MR. X, Mikros MPC Advertising, and Technicolor VFX. Each studio has their own unique approach to help storytellers create out of this world experiences.