Unreal Software Developer

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 6 days ago(5/21/2020 1:18 PM)
Job ID
2019-2536

Overview

WildBrain is looking for an Unreal Software Developer to join our Vancouver studio. WildBrain Studios is seeking a mid to senior level Unreal Software Developer to join an exciting new project which will advance technologies with the Unreal Game Engine and our episodic animation pipeline. 

 

This role is set to begin immediately. 

 

We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!

Responsibilities

  • Work with Supervisor and Pipeline Team to ensure tools and processes meet the global pipeline direction
  • Work closely with Software Development Supervisor to create bespoke pipeline tools for production use
  • Work in blueprints to program actions/animations in Unreal Engine 4
  • Building scalable Blueprint templates within Unreal Engine
  • Writing C++ and Python and effectively managing code versioning and documentation
  • Help develop and implement new production pipeline tools based on game engine technology
  • Aid in developing core pipeline tools and processes to meet production needs
  • Create and update documentation explaining our processes and tools
  • Support and debug tools and processes to ensure stability and usability
  • Stay current with new technologies and push the creative and technological bar.
  • Actively participate in production-related meetings by offering thoughts and ideas
  • Be a positive and creative force on the team
  • Be proactive, forward thinking and collaborative with others

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience with developing tools for Unreal Engine
  • Previous experience working with Blueprints and C++ in Unreal Engine required
  • Experience coding in Python
  • Experience with Maya
  • A working knowledge of JScript or other object-oriented programming language
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and communication skills
  • A detail-oriented mindset with a strong ability to multitask
  • Proficiency in application of 3D math and computer graphics an asset
  • Familiarity using version control (Perforce or Git)

Bonus:

  • Experience in Cinematics or an understanding of the episodic animation production process, including modeling, texturing, animation, rendering, compositing and FX creation
  • Experience developing for Nuke and Shotgun is a plus
  • Experience with Qt is a plus
  • Knowledge of Agile Development Methodology (scrum) is a plus

Education

  • Bachelor/Diploma in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or other related discipline

Why WildBrain ?

 

At WildBrain Studios our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:  

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan 
  • Generous RRSP matching 
  • Bonus time off

 

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