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---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: R. Douglas Barbieri <dooglio@gmail.com>
Date: May 2, 2005 3:13 PM
Subject: Fwd: [Linuxmovies-general] Sony Pictures Imageworks Seeks 3D
C++ Programmers, a Software Application Support Engineer, & Senior
Production Services Technicians
To: vox-jobs@lugod.org


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---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Lisa Kelly <techrecruiterlisa@earthlink.net>
Date: May 2, 2005 9:48 AM
Subject: [Linuxmovies-general] Sony Pictures Imageworks Seeks 3D C++
Programmers, a Software Application Support Engineer, & Senior
Production Services Technicians
To: linuxmovies-general@lists.sourceforge.net

Sony Pictures Imageworks Seeks 3D C++ Programmers, a Software Application
Support Engineer, & Senior Production Services Technicians

Sony Pictures Imageworks Inc. is an Academy AwardR-winning, state-of-the-art
visual effects and character animation company dedicated to the art and
artistry of digital production and character creation. The company has been
recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with OscarsR
for its work on Spider-Man 2 and the CG-animated short film The
ChubbChubbs!, and nominations for Spider-Man, Hollow Man, Stuart Little and
Starship Troopers.  Imageworks continues to raise the level in the visual
effects and character animation businesses, becoming a major force in the
industry by providing leading edge technology to its world-class artists.

Upcoming projects include:  Zathura, The Chronicles of Narnia:  The Lion,
The Witch and The Wardrobe, Superman Returns, Monster House, Ghost Rider and
Sony Pictures Animation's first animated feature, Open Season.

Imageworks is a division of Sony Pictures Digital, which oversees the
digital production and online entertainment assets of Sony Pictures
Entertainment. Sony Pictures is an EO/AA employer currently looking for 3D
C++ Programmers, a Software Application Support Engineer, and Senior
Production Services Technicians. (See below for job descriptions.)

Please e-mail your resume (PDF, Word, or HTML format) to
swjobs@imageworks.com.

For more info on Imageworks (plus additional job listings), go to:

www.imageworks.com

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Lisa Kelly/Tech Recruiter

***

Job Descriptions:

3D C++ Developers

Design, develop, and maintain software tools for CG productions.

Essential skills:

-Knowledge of 3D computer graphics
-Strong programming skills in C/C++
-Knowledge of GUI programming
-Experience using 3D modeling/animation software (Maya, Houdini, etc.)
-Experience in Unix/Linux -Strong math background

Desirable skills:

-Programming skills in Python
-Knowledge of Qt GUI programming
-Maya/MEL knowledge
-Experience working on a CG feature film

***

Software Application Support Engineer

Provide technical support for in-house users of key client-server media
management applications.  Act as a liaison between users and software
developers. Primary responsibility is to work with users to ensure an
efficient and reliable workflow.  Includes support for installations,
managing a database of user rights, and troubleshooting.

Must have excellent communication and customer support skills. Knowledge of
Windows, Linux, and Macintosh operating systems is required.  Knowledge of
the workflow of the editorial department of a CG Feature is desirable.

Experience in shell programming or other scripting language is desired.
Experience in Perl, Java, or C is a plus.

***

Senior Production Services Technician

The Senior Production Services Technician position is a great opportunity
for technical individuals with an interest in visual effects to assist in
the production of feature films. This group is responsible for managing all
data for a particular show, including file backup and retrieval, monitoring
of renders and image processes, and various troubleshooting tasks.

Duties include:

    * Troubleshooting a wide variety of technical problems.
    * Communication with Digital, Feature Production, Editorial, I/O,
Systems and Software departments.
    * Render queue management.
    * File/image processing and manipulation.
    * Quality control of images displayed in dailies.
    * Creating reports for dailies, rounds and archiving.
    * Prepping and loading frames onto high resolution viewing systems.
    * Monitoring nightly filmouts.
    * Disk resource management.
    * Data archiving and restoration.
    * Handling of outside vendor media.
    * Digital I/O for the Inferno department.
    * Scripting tools to automate common tasks and improve workflow.

Qualifications:

    * Bachelors degree in a technical field.
    * Solid Linux or UNIX Operating System experience.
    * Proven shell/Perl scripting skills.
    * Strong communication, troubleshooting and multitasking abilities.
    * Past leadership or managerial-type role.
    * Previous production experience preferred.
    * Knowledge of various graphics applications a plus.

www.imageworks.com

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