[Baypiggies] SWE (3D Computer Graphics) @ Pixar!

Elizabeth Palmore epalmore at pixar.com
Tue Feb 14 01:59:33 CET 2006


> Software Engineer, Production Engineering
> Pixar Animation Studios
> Emeryville, CA
>
> Pixar Animation Studios combines creative and technical artistry to  
> create original stories in the medium of computer animation. Pixar  
> has created six of the most successful and beloved animated films  
> of all time: Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc.,  
> Finding Nemo and The Incredibles. Pixar has won 18 Academy Awards®  
> and its six films have grossed more than $3.2 billion at the  
> worldwide box office to date. The Northern California studio will  
> release its next film, Cars, on June 9, 2006.
>
> Summary of Position:
>
> This is a software engineering position in the Studio Tools  
> Department to help support the existing deployments of Pixar's in- 
> house movie production software. The primary responsibility of this  
> position is to maintain and fix bugs in our proprietary system.  
> This is a front line position that requires collaboration with our  
> engineering staff, project managers, and production users to  
> maintain mission critical software.
>
>
>  Responsibilities:
>
> • Primarily responsible for the maintenance and support of software  
> and/or systems under the guidance of a departmental project lead.
> • Works directly with production staff to solve technical  
> challenges and debug high priority issues.
> • Detailed problem analysis and resolution of issues.
> • Triage incoming issues and provide rapid response/resolution.
>
>
> Qualifications
>
> • B.S. degree in computer science, advanced degree preferred.
> • Strong software engineering skills with expertise in C, C++, and  
> Python
> • OpenGL experience preferred.
> • 5-7 years of experience in the computer graphics field.
> Strong 3D math and computer graphics experience
> • Linux or UNIX Operating System experience.
> • Excellence in problem solving and balancing quick turnaround with  
> long-term quality.
> • Must be able to work well with a wide range of personality types.
> • Must be detail oriented and organized, possess strong  
> communication skills, and be able to handle a variety of tasks in  
> an efficient manner.
> • Excellent tracking and follow through ability
> • Desire to provide excellent customer-service to production staff
>
> To apply please go to www.pixar.com. Click on "Company Info" then  
> "Jobs." Please submit resume AND cover letter.
>
> Pixar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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