- Senior Virtual Production Developer

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Senior Virtual Production Developer


Senior Virtual Production Developer

• Intermediate Level


The Third Floor is looking for an experienced Senior Virtual Production Developer. This will be a hybrid role in on-set and remote virtual production support.

Category Animation  Art Department  Motion Graphics  Special Effects  Virtual Reality (VR) 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 13, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The on-set support responsibilities include delivering tools and workflows for complex technical shoots including technical previs, techvis, virtual camera and other on-set support to clients and other film units. When not on set, the VP Developer will design and develop Virtual Production tools. 

  • Occasionally support on-set or remote studio sessions with clients, including Motion Capture and Virtual Camera shoots, including operation of Virtual Camera
  • Drive the planning and development of production tools
  • Develop plugins or extensions of existing pipeline functionality for virtual production
  • Support the Visualization teams with exporting Art Content (Environments, Props, Animations) from Maya into Unreal Engine
  • Work with the art team to ensure in-engine levels are Real-time ready
  • Collaborate with creating workflows and tools to accelerate production
  • Create and debug shader and materials graphs throughout production
Essential Skills
  • Experience with VFX pipeline development
  • Experience with Virtual Production workflows (VCam, MoCap, Scanning, Simulcam)
  • Experience with Version Control (Git, Perforce, SCM)
  • Excellent knowledge of the Unreal Engine asset and animation pipelines
  • Knowledge of Maya Python libraries
  • Knowledge of Unreal performance debugging and profiling tools
  • Knowledge of Unreal Blueprint and gameplay system development
Desirable Skills
  • Familiarity with Unreal Python API
  • Experience with Unreal C++ Plugin Creation and Engine Compilation
  • Development experience with character rigging and retargeting¬†
  • Development experience with Autodesk Maya 2019 or later
  • Experience with Qt 5.x
  • Familiarity with PBR material workflows and best practices
  • Familiarity with networking infrastructure and ability to read networking diagrams
  • Experience with or knowledge of on-set etiquette
Personal Attributes
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to remain calm and confident in a fast-paced, client facing or on-set environment
  • Ability to work in collaboration with other team members towards a common goal
  • In-depth understanding of the production workflow and ability to follow process steps
  • Proven ability to prioritize conflicting tasks to meet production needs

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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