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Engine Programmer: Maya/Pipeline - CA or NC

Posted on Nov 19, 2018 by Insomniac Games

Burbank, CA 91501
Design & Creative
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Pipeline Engineer

Insomniac Games is looking for a Pipeline Engineer to join our Core team and focus on our content-creation tools, from integration with Maya, MotionBuilder, and Houdini, to building internal equivalents. If you have interest in working with exporters, importers, object formats, custom plugins, and art pipelines, you're a great fit for this role. Along with your resume, please include a cover letter or other brief description of why you're interested in the position.

Insomniac's Core team is responsible for our industry-leading technical foundation for triple-A game development. We develop tools and technology to build and power titles like Marvel's Spider-Man, Stormland, and Ratchet & Clank. As a principle, we strive to be open and generous in sharing our advancements with the game development community through conference presentations, public posting, and self-run conferences.

Responsibilities and Expectations:


* Demonstrate excellent communication abilities, both written and verbal

* Develop new pipeline technology for the production of current and future games

* Implement efficient exporters and tools to support production teams

* Maintain and support our existing pipeline technology while in use by production teams

* Contribute innovative and original ideas towards all aspects of game production and development

* Work with your lead to identify technical risks and generate solutions

* Work with senior teammates to complete assigned projects

* Work with senior teammates to develop further skills and expertise

* Keep current with the technological developments and advancements in the game industry

* Analyze code for performance and optimization opportunities

* Document functionality and implementation details for production and other engineers

* Other duties may be assigned

Desired Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent, or more than 5 years related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

* Thorough knowledge of game production tools and pipelines

* Thorough knowledge of C++, and experience with C and assembly programming

* Strong grasp of mathematical concepts and analysis techniques as they apply to game engine programming

If this is an opportunity that you would like to pursue, please use the link above and apply. Thank you!

Reference: 568430630