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DreamWorks - Software Engineer - Lighting

Glendale, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title DreamWorks - Software Engineer - Lighting

Jobid 23768-377728

Location: Glendale, CA, 91222, USA

Description **Job Number** 35398BR

**Job Title** DreamWorks - Software Engineer - Lighting

**Business Segment** Film

**Sub-Business** Film Animation Technology

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**About Us** From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.

Visit www.dreamworksanimation.com to see our latest animated film and television productions.

DreamWorks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Glendale


DreamWorks Animation is looking for a highly motivated software engineer to join our lighting tools team. Our major, long term project is the implementation and enhancement of lighting workflows for feature production. This effort seeks to maximize lighter efficiency through design and implementation of intuitive user interfaces and effective underlying systems. The goal is to provide artists with technology that enhances their craft while minimizing their need to know underlying technical details.

DreamWorks Animation has a great mixture of extremely talented artists and engineers. It is this balance of art and technology that inspires us to think big, and create the magic. We are looking for someone with great technical and personal skills, who is ready to make a difference!

**Job Responsibilities:**

+ Helping create the best lighting tool in the industry

+ Adding new features and improvements, and fixing bugs in our lighting tool

+ Supporting artists in production

**Desired Characteristics**

+ M.S. or B.S. in Computer Science

+ Experience with UI development using Qt

+ Strong in C/C++ and object-oriented software design and architecture

+ Good communication skills

+ Excellent attention to detail

+ 2 or more years of professional experience in Animation or VFX industry

+ Experience with 3D applications like Houdini or Katana

+ Experience with Web Services and Python

+ Experience developing and maintaining unit tests

+ Experience working with agile software development methodologies (such as Scrum)

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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