Summer Paid Intern - Dreamworks Feature R&D
DreamWorks AnimationGlendale, CA
Full Time Paid Internship
DreamWorks Animation seeks an intern for the Visual Effects team in the Research & Development department in Glendale, CA. The internship is a great opportunity to develop tools and algorithms that have a direct impact on DreamWorks movie productions. In particular, we are looking for candidates with strong experience and interest in physics based simulations like fluids, water, fire, hair, fur, cloth, feathers, and also volume rendering. Projects will vary depending on the domain expertise of the candidate.
MS/PhD candidate in Computer Science, Applied Math, Physics or related fields is preferred. Must be proficient in C software development, have a strong understanding of efficient data structures, and be comfortable working in a Linux environment. Experience with software libraries like Intel's Threading Building Blocks, std:threads, CUDA, OpenGL, or OpenVDB is a plus. Experience with numerical methods for solving partial differential equations is desired. Academic experience with computer graphics is required. Candidate must be comfortable communicating with other software engineers and artists alike.