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---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Lisa Kelly <techrecruiterlisa@earthlink.net>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2005 17:31:39 -0800
Subject: [Linuxmovies-general] Sony Pictures Imageworks Seeks 3D C++
Programmers,Web App SW Developer, & Color Czar
To: linuxmovies-general@lists.sourceforge.net

At Sony Pictures Imageworks, we are dedicated to the art and artistry of
digital production and character creation. Our success in defining new
standards of excellence within the visual effects and animation industry
stems from our commitment to combining world-class artists with leading edge

Since our founding in 1992, we have been recognized by the Academy of Motion
Picture Arts & Sciences with nominations for "Spiderman," "Stuart Little,"
"Hollow Man" and "Starship Troopers." At the 2003 Academy Awards, we were
honored with an Oscar for the CG animated short film "The ChubbChubbs."

We have left our mark on some of Hollywood's biggest films including "The
Polar Express," "Spiderman 2," "Big Fish," "The Haunted Mansion,"
"Seabiscuit," "The Matrix: Revolutions," "The Matrix: Reloaded," "The Lord
of the Rings: The Two Towers," "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone,"
"Charlie's Angels," "Cast Away," and "Contact."

Imageworks is a division of Sony Pictures Digital, which oversees the
digital production and online entertainment assets of Sony Pictures
Entertainment. Sony Pictures is an EO/AA employer currently looking for:  3D
C++ Programmers, a Web Application Software Developer, and a Color Czar.
(See below for job descriptions.)

Please e-mail your resume (PDF or HTML format) to swjobs@imageworks.com.

For more info on Imageworks, go to:


We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Lisa Kelly/Tech Recruiter

Job Descriptions:

3D C++ Programmer

Design, develop, and maintain software for CG Features. Programming
experience required in one or more of the following areas: 3D modeling,
animation, computational geometry and animation packages (e.g., Maya,
Houdini, Renderman, etc.). Knowledge of C/C++ required. Python/Qt/PyQT
experience desirable, Mel / Maya API experience also desirable. Linux
development experience desirable, Unix experience a must. Experience with
numerical computing methods essential. Experience of having worked on a CG
feature project a plus. The candidate should have strong troubleshooting and
communication skills.


Web Application Software Developer (contract position, 8-12 months)

Develop and maintain web-based applications for proprietary production
management and timekeeping applications. This job requires the ability to
work closely with users and other software developers in a visual effects
and CG-Feature production environment. This job requires an excellent
working knowledge of existing Perl libraries.

* mod_perl/CGI Perl [expert]
* SQL [intermediate]
* XML/SOAP [expert]
* Apache [expert]
* Linux
* Ability to work closely with clients.
* Ability to gather/implement complex user specifications.
* Ability to work in a team environment.
* Ability to adopt and extend code written by others.
* Good communication skills

Desired Experience:
* Java [intermediate]
* Oracle
* Tomcat/Jakarta


Color Czar

The Color Czar will be responsible for the maintenance and tracking of all
color issues in the facility.


    * Develop and maintain new color space techniques based on changing
    * Work with film I/O personnel in maintenance of film recorder and film
scanner color Look-Up-Tables
    * Work with systems staff in developing standardized calibration
procedures for artist monitors, digital cinema    and film projectors
    * Create standardized viewing environments for proper color viewing.
    * Automating color calibration procedures
    * Measuring and characterizing color displays, projection systems and
film scanning and recording equipment.
    * Develop and maintain 3D look-up table creation methods


    * Familiarity with display colorimetry including CRT, LCD and Digital
Cinema display devices.
    * Capable of measuring, calibrating and comparing data of various
display devices.
    * Familiarity with standard motion picture film lab procedures and film
exposure guidelines.
    * A strong understanding of motion picture film release print procedures
and adjustment parameters.
    * An expert understanding of display color-spaces including color gamut,
luminance and dynamic range of various displays, recording and storage
pipeline elements.
    * Familiarity with the color elements of standard High Definition
broadcast formats (Advanced Television formats).
    * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
    * Experience in image processing and numerical techniques
    * Programming experience in C/C++, Python
    * Math or physics background a plus


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