Software Engineer (Immersive Technologies)

21st Century Fox   •  

Greenwich, CT

Industry: Media


Not Specified years

Posted 42 days ago


Purpose of the job:

A Software Engineer (Immersive Technologies) designs, develops, and integrates immersive tools into the creation of animated feature films. As a member of the Production Engineering (PE) team, you will improve the overall visual fidelity of our films through the use of immersive technologies including VR and AR. Production Engineering provides critical tools and support to every production department from Design to Final Render. We are looking for candidates who are eager to keep up with the latest in real-time and interactive technologies and have a desire to develop a cutting-edge animation production pipeline. These engineers create the core logic for our virtual production pipeline used to enhance our stories.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with production artists and technical directors to develop and integrate interactive real-time tools.
  • Rapid prototype, continuously iterate, test, and optimize application builds for target HMDs/platforms.
  • Keep up with and integrate third party technologies, APIs, SDKs as they are released.
  • Partner closely with the other Technical Directors and Engineers in the Production Technology group to establish best practices and ensure successful software deployment.
  • Troubleshoot and debug problems across multiple departments and software packages.

  • Develop clean code and maintain inter-department virtual production tools.
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently or within a group, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Exceptional communication skills in dealing with both technical and artistic groups.


Education and/or Experience Required:

B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent.