1.Maintain and develop the studio 51's tools codebase working alongside the other members of staff to fill in gaps and evolve our documentation of the tools we provide to both staff and freelancers
2.Creating tools and automation that develop our direct to brand offerings for automotive, product and volume work.
3.Working with Film, Game and AI teams
4.On a daily basis you will find yourself maintaining Sphinx, Github and Jira repositories to ensure accurate documentation of S51 code and accessibility across the business
5.Champion the S51 pipeline and methodology across the business to both freelancers and staff alike
1.Advanced knowledge of programming in Python & C/C++
2.Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
3.Experience with Windows/Mac/LINUX application development
4.Ability to design and implement systems from concept to completion with a proven track record of projects which have been delivered to a similar scope.
5.Knowledge of node based systems development and frameworks.
6.Knowledge of UI design and standard UI toolkits, specifically QT/PyQT.
7.Practical knowledge of test driven development & Unit Testing
8.Knowledge of Maxscript and Mel a must.
9.Knowledge of a CGI or VFX pipeline across print, digital and TVC content production.
10.Knowledge of computer graphics concepts and plugin development for DCC platforms.
11.Knowledge of file formats and data representations used in Animation and Visual Effects.
12.Knowledge of Jira or a repository based approach to development.
13.3+ years of professional experience in Maya/3DS Max in at least one of the following industry areas; VFX and Animation for Film and Broadcast, Computer Games, Product and Architectural Visualization
14.Experienced in the following software tools; 3DSMax, Maya, XSI, Z-Brush, Mudbox, Cinema4D, Houdini, Motion Builder, VRay, Character Studio, After Effects, Nuke, PFTrack, 3D Equalizer, RealFlow, Flash, Thinkbox, Thinking Particles
15.An excellent understanding of the full CGI pipeline and where subject specialisms fit in
16.Enthusiastic can-do attitude, team oriented.
17.Strong desire and ability to learn and apply new knowledge and techniques
18.Deep interest in visual effects, film and CGI production industry
19.Strong ability to prioritise tasks and time-management skills
20.An independent problem solver with an eye for detail
21.Ability to work as part of a team or independently, and good communication skills is a must
To apply for the above position, please send your complete resume and a recent showreel/portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org.