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Sr. Workflow Software Developer

Job ID 444513BR Location Burbank, California, United States Job Posting Company Marvel Job Posting Area Marvel Date posted 04/13/2017
The Software Development team at Marvel Studios is looking for a new 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 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
  • Participate 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

  • 4+ 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

Company Overview

At The Walt Disney Studios, you’ll help bring compelling stories to life through film, music and live entertainment.

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you.

Additional Information

This position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.

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