Mac Application Developer

The Weta Digital Information Systems team designs, implements, manages and supports all tools used for production tracking across the entire facility. There are a few large mac applications written in Objective-C. The tools must support the complex nature of the VFX pipeline whilst also providing a performant and intuitive experience for all of our Users – 1200 across the entire facility. We are looking for an experienced mac developer with an Objective-C background to join the team.

We are looking for someone smart, with a passion for software engineering, communication tools, new technologies, and providing perfect solutions to happy customers. In return, you'll have the opportunity to work with talented software engineers providing industry-leading tools within the visual effects and film arena. You will work with passionate, dedicated visual effects artists and technicians in a company dedicated to innovation and excellence.

Key Skills & Qualities:

  • Mac applications development experience
  • Languages - Objective-C, C++, GLSL
  • Frameworks - Cocoa, Carbon, Quartz, GCD, OpenGL
  • Databases - CoreData, Mysql, sqlite
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and oral
  • Exceptional communication skills, solutions oriented, friendly and personable
  • Time and priorities management aptitude
  • Analytical disposition, proactive
  • A natural problem solver

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with graphics and video processing libraries and frameworks (OpenGL, OpenCL, CoreVideo, CoreMedia, CoreImage filters)
  • UI experience
  • Understanding of visual effects technologies, terminology or pipelines.
  • iOS development experience
  • Some Linux skills
  • Performance profiling experience

Desirable Qualifications & Experience:

  • BS/MS or equivalent knowledge and experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 4 years prior experience in a similar development role

If this sounds like you - please get in touch, we would LOVE to hear from you!

Location: Wellington - New Zealand

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