We are hiring a Lead Software Developer for our visual effects toolset in our [CHOOSE A SITE]-based software team. Capable of delivering award-winning technical solutions to creative challenges we are looking for someone able lead the charge from software for the success and timely delivery of some of the most technically challenging and widely recognized movies in production. To work hand-in-hand with our artists, providing the tools and technologies used to create the stunning imagery for our films. It is a highly dynamic environment, which requires a cool head, creative thinking and pragmatic problem solving. The team needs people who are able to take initiative, develop software of the highest quality, and think beyond the scope of each development task - our environment thrives on the ability to communicate complex problems in a simple form to team members, stakeholders and all the way through to users of the system. We require our developers to support the full life cycle of our software projects from design to maintenance, while constantly improving the software to address new challenges! We are looking for a lead software developer with an excellent grasp of VFX processes and pipeline. The role will be responsible for the further improvement of our software tools and technologies including our flagship tools such as Alice, Kali, Furtility, Volumetrics tools and more. Primary Responsibilities Work with a local team as well as remote members to ensure that implementations are consistent with overall Software department strategy. Work with and mentor more junior members of the team to help resolve issues and solve problems. Communication of tasks, challenges and workflows across a globally distributed team. Design and architecting of cutting edge tools and technologies while maintaining existing stack. Building relationships with key artists and production staff. Skills and Experience At least 5-8 years of experience in a VFX facility (or equivalent industry).