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Animal Logic
Junior C++ Developer - Simluation

Position Description:

Animal Logic is one of the world's most accomplished digital studios producing award winning, ground breaking and trail blazing animation, visual effects and design.

Credits include Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole, Happy Feet, LEGO® Star Wars®: The Padawan Menace (TM), 300, House of Flying Daggers, Moulin Rouge, Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Iron Man 3.

We recently completed production on feature films: Walking with Dinosaurs: The Movie, The Great Gatsby, The Rover and The LEGO® Movie. The studio is currently in production on Angelina Jolie's, Unbroken and Chen Kaige's, The Monk.

Animal Logic is seeking a Software Developer to join its core R&D group to help continue the evolution of its production tools and processes, especially in the areas of visual effects and simulation of natural phenomena such as fire, smoke, fluids, rigid and soft bodies, etc. The role will involve supporting development of improved tools and techniques in collaboration with our artistic staff.

You will be working along side some of the best artists and developers in the world applying your technical skills to create new tools and techniques for generating stunning images.

You may have a background in film, animation, television, visualization or games fields. You may also have a strong interest and knowledge in mathematics, numerical methods or linear algebra.

Position Type: Undergraduate Students Postgraduate Students Alumni

Selection Criteria: Requirements:

• A tertiary qualification in Mathematics, Physics or Engineering
• Software development experience using C++, ideally in high performance environments
• Strong mathematical skills and familiarity with algorithms for numerical simulation
• Ability to apply analytical and numerical techniques to large systems of differential equations
• Software development experience using Python would be a plus
• Working knowledge of relevant applications such as Houdini, Maya, including their APIs
• Working knowledge of other relevant APIs or extension languages, such as Bullet, OpenVDB, BLAS, CUDA
• An ability to work in a challenging environment, take direction and possess good communication skills
• Willing to work in a production environment and collaborate with artistic staff
• An appreciation of design aesthetics is a plus

If you are interested in applying for this position then please fill out our on-line application form via our website www.animallogic.com

Please only apply if you are eligible to work permanently in Australia.


Closing Date: 31/12/2014

Category: Full-Time


Applicant must be a Permanent Resident: Yes

Attach copy of Academic Transcript: No
(Note: Forging an Academic Transcript is a case of Academic Misconduct and may lead to expulsion.)

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Location: Moore Park

Date first posted: 07/05/2014 16:11:44