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Software Engineer Intern, Renderman - Summer 2023

Apply NowApply Later Job ID R-03416 Location Emeryville, California, United States Business Pixar Animation Studios Date posted Aug. 03, 2022

Job Summary:

Pixar's RenderMan Products Group has internship opportunities assisting in the development and maintenance of its world-renowned rendering software.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and develop tools to facilitate use of RenderMan and ancillary tools in production pipelines 

  • Perform product development and maintenance tasks

  • Proactively test new and existing functionality to ensure the highest levels of quality

  • Contribute to team efforts by participating in design discussions, sharing engineering responsibilities, and fostering adoption of best practices

Qualifications:

  • The focus of your college degree is in computer science

  • You have fluency in C++

  • You have a solid foundation in software engineering, including object-oriented programming

  • You understand and are interested in photorealistic rendering (ray tracing, BXDFs, geometry processing)

  • You are familiar with shading languages and their use in film production pipelines

  • You have strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • You can work well independently within a fast paced, dynamic, quality-obsessed environment

  • You are conversant in the latest developments in the industry

  • You are available to work full-time Mon-Fri for 12 consecutive weeks between May – Sept in Emeryville, CA (this is not a remote position)

  • You already possess the right to work in the United States

Eligibility:

  • You are working towards a MS or PhD level advanced degree 

  • Recent MS or PhD grads who are within the first year post graduation are eligible to apply

Visa Sponsorship:

  • Unfortunately, we are not able to sponsor student / intern visas at this time. You must already possess the legal right to work in the United States to be eligible for this opportunity

Submission Process and Application Materials:

  • Attach a single PDF file containing your cover letter and your resume 


APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Sunday, October 2, 2022

About Pixar Animation Studios:

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renoinswned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation. The Northern California studio has created some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Cars,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “WALL•E,” “Up,” “Toy Story 3,” “Brave,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco.” Its movies have won 35 Academy Awards® and have grossed more than $13 billion at the worldwide box office to date.

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 Pixar Inc., which is part of a business we call Pixar Animation Studios.

Pixar Inc. 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.

This position is with Pixar Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Pixar Animation Studios.

Pixar Inc. 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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