[Balug-announce] QA Engineer (3D Graphic Application) @ Pixar Animation Studios!

Elizabeth Palmore epalmore@pixar.com
Tue Apr 25 18:47:03 PDT 2006

Software Test Engineer/QA Engineer (Black Box, 3D Graphic Applications)
Production Engineering
Pixar Animation Studios
Emeryville, CA

Pixar Animation Studios combines creative and technical artistry to  
create original stories in the medium of computer animation. Pixar  
has created six of the most successful and beloved animated films of  
all time: Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc.,  
Finding Nemo and The Incredibles. Pixar has won 18 Academy Awards®  
and its six films have grossed more than $3.2 billion at the  
worldwide box office to date. The Northern California studio will  
release its next film, Cars, on June 9, 2006.

Summary of Job:

The Production Engineering QA Team is looking for a Quality Assurance  
Engineer to participate in our software quality assurance efforts.

This position requires close collaboration with the engineering and  
production staff to test Pixar’s proprietary in house toolset. In  
this position you will write, execute, and automate black box level  
test plans and test cases. Other responsibilities include reporting  
on test progress, status, and coverage, as well as meeting test  
completion and delivery milestones that you help define.


• Develop and execute test plans and test cases.
• Contribute to setting and evaluating milestone criteria such that  
product is released on schedule with high quality.
• Design and implement quality processes for a small team of senior  
software developers.
• Work closely with the core development teams during all phases of  
the product life cycle.
• Continually research new technologies and incorporate that new  
knowledge into your ongoing QA process.


• 3+ years of experience in QA
• Experience with 3D graphics applications (i.e., Maya, SOFTIMAGE, 3D  
Studio Max)
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
• Knowledge of QA methodology, processes, and tools
• Cross platform testing experience (Macintosh, Linux)

To apply please go to www.pixar.com. Click on “Company Info” then  
“Jobs”. Or send resume AND cover letter to epalmore@pixar.com.

Pixar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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