Glasgow, G3, United Kingdom
Job type: Contract
With studios in Glasgow, Bristol and London, Axis Animation is an award-winning animation studio creating high-end visual content for film, television, games and theme parks. We are constantly looking for the best talent: enthusiastic people that come in everyday to be part of some of the best work in the industry.
We are hiring an exceptional JUNIOR DEVELOPER to join our Research and Development team working on-site in Glasgow. Capable of delivering technical solutions to creative challenges you would contribute directly to the success of our projects, working closely with artists, developers and production to support tools and processes across departments.
This is an exciting opportunity to get your foot in the door of an animation and visual effects studio. If you are an ambitious software developer looking for an opportunity to work with cutting edge technology then we look forward to your application.
Candidates are required and must be eligible at time of application to work on-site in Glasgow.
Develop department tools and processes to meet production needs
Work with the Head of R&D and Head of Department to prioritize production needs
Ensure tools and processes integrate into the overall studio pipeline
Test and debug tools and process to ensure stability and usability
Act as a liaison for communicating technical issues to Production, R&D and IT
Educate artists on how to work with the pipeline
Create and update documentation explaining processes and tools
Experience in Python or C++ programming
Demonstrated interest in one or more of Maya, Houdini, Fusion or Nuke
Excellent communication, troubleshooting and debugging skills
Detail oriented with a strong ability to multi-task
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Experience in animation or visual effects is a plus
Experience with PyQt / pySide is a plus
Experience in designing and building database systems is a plus
Founded in 2000, Axis is an award-winning, international studio of directors, designers, artists, animators, writers and producers that creates content for the biggest names in video games, film, television, commercials and online entertainment.
As a creative team we go out of our way to get under the skin of every project and deliver beyond client expectations. We are passionate about our craft, and we challenge ourselves to leave a lasting impression with every piece of work.
No matter the client, brand, genre or delivery platform, our creative output is distinctive, engaging and entertaining.
Accordingly Axis has won numerous industry accolades, including: a prestigious Cannes Gold Lions Award, New York Festival Awards, D&AD nominations, London International Awards, Promax Awards and a Best Animation BAFTA.
In 2014, Axis were proud to receive the Queen's Award for Enterprise, a highly prestigious honour bestowed by Her Majesty The Queen only to businesses that display the highest levels of excellence.