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Animation - Madrid

Production Engineer Senior

Madrid, Spain Animation - Madrid
Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.
As the Senior Production Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, implementation and ongoing maintenance of the global computer animation pipeline used to create our films. 


  • Design, develop and support proprietary software used to produce 3D content in multiple film productions.  
  • Follow the team’s technical guidelines and methodologies 
  • Work together with the team providing them with support and guidance in areas that contribute towards their professional growth. 
  • Requirements

  • 5+ years of professional experience in the Animation industry. 
  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent working experience  Relevant scripting experience in Python and PyQt. Solid experience developing C++ algorithms and plugins for Digital Content Creation platforms including Maya, Houdini, Nuke or Mari. 
  • Solid engineering skills with an appreciation of code craft, quality, and technical debt management. 
  • Ability to work with a team to deliver high-quality software in a fast paced and dynamic environment. 
  • Experience creating and maintaining automated tests. 
  • Production experience and/or working with 3D artists 
  • Experience working with a source version control system (git). 
  • Good understanding of production pipelines. 
  • Experience with agile development and scrum methodology. 
  • Familiar with the Creature TD and CFX pipeline and workflows a plus. 
  • Proficient in English. 
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    Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
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