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Weta Digital – Siggraph 2019 - Assets R&D


We are looking for developers to help design, develop, maintain, and support the artist-facing tools used by Modelers, Layout artists, Virtual Production asset creators, and Facial Modelers/riggers. Come be a part of the team that has been responsible for adding a unique, award winning level of realism to everything from dragons, highly evolved apes, and avenging superheros to distant planets, fantastic jungles, and incredible future cities!

We need someone with highly developed technical skills and the ability to create and implement elegant artist workflows atop efficient infrastructures. You will work closely with both the artists that we directly support and with developers, engineers, and TDs from across the facility to help create new movie-making techniques and make them as efficient as possible.

This is a unique opportunity for someone interested in a highly technical position, who can thrive in a dynamic atmosphere that constantly evolves. Organization and enthusiasm will be key for someone with an eye for working toward long term solutions while delivering immediate functionality.

Candidates must have the following:

• An industry related degree (or equivalent experience as a developer)
• Experience in VFX, Animation, or similar production pipeline environment. (4+ years)
• Python experience (4+ years)
• PyQt/PySide experience (4+ years)
• Maya experience (4+ years)

Other desirable experience:

• Production artist/TD
• Maya Python API
• Houdini, Katana, Nuke applications and APIs
• Proprietary software
• CI/CD and Agile practices
• Other development languages

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!  Please apply here:  https://careers.wetafx.co.nz/jobs/121?a=creativeheads 

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