Pixar Animation Studios

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation. The Northern California studio has created some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Cars,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “WALL•E,” “Up,” “Toy Story 3,” “Brave,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco.” Its movies have won 37 Academy Awards® and have grossed more than $14 billion at the worldwide box office. "Soul," Pixar's 23rd feature, opens in theaters on November 20, 2020.

Pixar's objective is to combine groundbreaking technology and world-class creative talent to develop computer-animated feature films with memorable characters and heartwarming stories that appeal to audiences of all ages.

$150,000 yearly
Pixar Animation Studios Emeryville, CA, USA
Sep 08, 2020
Full time
As a member of the RenderMan team, you’ll be part of a team of people contributing to the development and support of Pixar’s industry-leading rendering software. A Studio Support Engineer has the specific goal of providing front-line support for users of RenderMan at Pixar. In that role, you’ll directly help Pixar’s artists, making it possible for them to achieve new looks and deliver outstanding content by providing fixes, features, and information about how to get the most out of RenderMan. The feedback you collect will directly help improve the RenderMan product for all users. RESPONSIBILITIES: Investigating, triaging, and resolving RenderMan issues reported by Pixar's artistic or technical teams Investigating, describing, and estimating work for feature requests from movies in production Communicating with production and technical teams within the studio about their needs, and answering questions about how RenderMan works Implementing and testing fixes and new...
$150,000 yearly
Pixar Animation Studios Emeryville, CA, USA
Sep 08, 2020
Full time
Pixar’s Studio Tools Department develops in-house proprietary filmmaking software used by the story artists, editors, creative, and technical staff who bring life to Woody, Bo-Peep and all of our other characters known across the globe. At Pixar, we are all a part of the storytelling process. We currently have an opening for a software engineer who, like us, enjoys crafting and maintaining world-class tools. (The icing on the cake is that we get to do this in a creative environment where we celebrate a film’s release at least once a year!) Pixar's Production Software team develops tools to support all of the studio's production groups utilizing large quantities of production data for tracking, planning, scheduling and production automation as well as media tools. Our software touches every Pixar feature film and short at every stage of production. Our software needs to be reliable and robust in order to quickly meet changing production needs. Our ideal candidate is...
$150,000 yearly
Pixar Animation Studios Emeryville, CA, USA
Sep 08, 2020
Full time
Pixar's Software R&D Team develops and maintains the suite of in-house movie production software used to build and animate our characters. With several movies and short projects in production at any given time, Pixar is an exciting and dynamic environment where adaptable and motivated individuals thrive. At Pixar, the world's best storytellers and artists are constantly seeking to extend our creative and technological reach, and everyone has a chance to contribute! We are seeking an experienced engineer to join the team that provides the software used by our Characters and Crowds artists. This includes algorithms for high-performance geometry deformation and graphical visualization, the UX used by the artists to author and control these behaviors, and pipeline tools to enable efficient collaboration and information transfer in the digital moviemaking process. This is a front-line engineering position that requires the ability to communicate effectively with artists on a...