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Senior Production Engineer - USD Pipeline

Company: DreamWorks Animation
Location: Glendale
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

DreamWorks Animation is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Production Engineering team to continue to evolve our Universal Scene Description (USD) based pipeline. - As a Production Engineer in this role, you will partner with production stakeholders and other technology teams to guide the continued advancement - of our usage of USD as well as help support and augment the studio's existing USD tools and workflows.

  • Analyze and iteratively improve the DreamWorks shot and asset model to align with new USD features, new schemas, and updated requirements of production
  • Design, coordinate cross-departmental approval, implement, maintain, and document new USD schemas, file format plugins, and other USD extensions to support integration with the DreamWorks pipeline and toolset
  • Monitor the public development of USD and coordinate and advocate for production adoption of new USD versions and schemas
  • Plan and implement USD version upgrades, including USD plugins and third party tools
  • Troubleshoot USD and USD plugin runtime environment and build issues
  • Training and support of TD and R&D developers with understanding USD and its API's
  • Manage internal git repositories (C++ and Python) for USD plugins, extensions, and pipeline code and coordinate deployments
  • Coordinate open-source releases of DreamWorks USD tools and pull requests to the USD project
    • Good understanding of feature production pipelines and workflows
    • Good understanding of USD and its usage in feature production pipelines
    • 4+ years of professional Python development experience
    • Software development using Linux (or UNIX derivative)
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Self-motivated and detailed approach to problem solving
      Desired Qualifications:
      • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent degree
      • 4+ year professional VFX/Animation pipeline development experience
      • Good understanding of source control and build tools (git/github, CMake, Scons)
      • Familiarity with commercial Animation / VFX tools DCC's (Maya, Houdini, etc)

Keywords: DreamWorks Animation, Glendale , Senior Production Engineer - USD Pipeline, Engineering , Glendale, Arizona

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