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Sr Workflow Developer; Film Production Technology -Python/PyQt, C/C++

Burbank, CA - US

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Job ID 735931BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Marvel Studios Date posted Jan. 09, 2020

Job Summary:

***This position is for development related to film production*** Film, Gaming, VR, VFX, AR, DI
The Software Development team at Marvel Studios is looking for a Senior Workflow Developer. This team and the larger technology department have a mission to seamlessly aid in the success of some of the most epic stories ever told.

The Senior Workflow Developer will analyze existing production and technology workflows looking for optimizations and efficiency gains. This Developer will also create new workflow tools and corresponding best practices that compliment both the production requirements and the appropriate technology platforms. The focus of this position will be on pre-production data workflows, dailies and review workflows and systems, vfx tools, stereo workflow, and post production collaboration between all departments and vendors.


  • Develop tools and workflows to directly improve the efficiency of production users
  • Analyze production procedures and problems, recommending effective solutions
  • Effectively communicate workflows and workarounds to end users
  • Document production data pathways and toolsets for ease of communication and training
  • Lead in code design and code reviews within the software department.
  • Integrate third party tools into our pipeline, such as Nuke, Maya, Houdini, and RV.
  • Provide support for tools and systems across hundreds of production users and vendors.
  • Learn about new technologies and techniques that will improve the production quality of life.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years experience developing within a film, commercial, or similar production environment
  • Very strong experience developing in Python/PyQt and C/C++ for tools and libraries
  • Managing projects within and administration of source control systems (svn or git)
  • Experience developing across multiple platform environments (Linux, Windows, or OS X)
  • Strong user-facing skills, with the ability to understand and react to changing user requirements
  • Excellent analytical and logical problem solving skills in novel areas
  • Disciplined approach to software development, adhering to development best practices
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Capacity to perform in a fast-paced, time constrained environment
  • Knowledge of production and post production workflows and challenges
  • Production and Development management software (Filemaker, Shotgun, JIRA)
  • Production application experience, such as Nuke, Maya, RV, and OIIO
  • Plugin development for third-party applications
  • Familiarity with renderfarm software and customization
  • Collaboration on open source projects (OIIO, OCIO, OpenTimelineIO, etc.)

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent work experience

About Marvel Studios:

Marvel Studios has created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling to the world through incredible characters like Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther and Captain America. The Marvel Cinematic Universe multi-film franchises have redefined the genre in building a universe filled with creativity, innovation and collaboration. At Marvel Studios, you will be part of a team that helps propel our legacy into the future with a vision as far-reaching as our stories.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Marvel Studios, which is part of a business segment we call Marvel Studios.

Marvel Studios LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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