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The Walt Disney Company Technical Director, Global Technology in Emeryville, California

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with creative and technical leads to develop, debug, or extend programs for feature film production in areas such as:

  • Digital models

  • Digital shaders

  • CGI effects

  • Production pipeline software

  • Ensure that the result functions in accordance with specifications, including, where applicable, performance, user interface, aesthetics, and robustness

  • Review and revise the result with the Director and the creative or technical lead

  • Maintain and enhance completed results. Provide technical support to users. Produce author related documentation

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A good understanding of 3D computer graphics theory and practice is required.

  • An understanding of composition, physical motion, weight, balance, texture and form is required

  • Strong programming skills in the UNIX/Linux environment are required. Experience with scripting languages, especially Python, or high-level languages such as C++, is required

  • Experience with CGI production packages such as Maya, Houdini and RenderMan is required

  • Education in computer science, mathematics, physics, architecture, or engineering is preferred

  • Experience with film, games, or other graphics production experience is preferred

  • Good written and verbal communication skills are required

  • Must be able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure

  • Must be open to direction and able to embrace change

Job ID: R-02508

Location: Emeryville,California

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