Job Description

Graduate VFX Engineer

Salary: up to £35,000

Location: London

As a VFX Engineer, you'll be required to qualify workflows, verify that bugs are fixed, design test cases and execute test plans in order to report back on how well the software is performing. You will also carry out production workflow style testing, working with real footage from the VFX industry. You will work closely with the Lead QA Engineer at all stages of the release cycle to promote quality. Through Beta programmes and The Customer Support team, you will also come into direct contact with the artists who battle test our software, absorbing their feedback and thoughts. We’re looking for someone with a genuine passion for the visual effects industry.

Required Skills:
● A degree in a Visual Effects related subject, or equivalent experience reflecting the requirements of the position
● Experience using NUKE in a professional or academic capacity
● Python scripting experience
● Fluent written/verbal English
● Excellent communication skills - ability to make yourself heard and present your views in a persuasive, influential way
● Good technical skills in at least one of the following operating systems: Windows, Linux or Mac OSX
● A knack for analytic problem solving, fault finding, and troubleshooting
● Well organised with the ability to prioritise, multi-task and work with minimal supervision
● Highly self-motivated and a good team player

Desirable Skills:
● QA domain experience
● Experience with editorial / onlining / finishing applications such as Nuke Studio, Hiero, DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Premier Pro, Avid DS, and Flame
● Good technical skills in Katana, Mari, Modo, Autodesk Maya, Final Cut Pro, Shake and/or Fusion
● Knowledge of Agile software development practices
● Good knowledge of computer hardware, especially GPU and monitor output related