Luma Pictures - Software Developer Mid-to-Senior


Software Developer (Mid-to-Senior)

Luma Pictures is an artist-centric feature film VFX studio located two blocks from the beach in sunny Santa Monica, California. We maintain a fun loving culture with an amazingly talented staff and are always on the lookout for exceptional people for full time and project positions.

We are currently looking for a Mid-to-Senior level TD with a proven track record delivering stable, innovative, and production-ready tools for VFX. There’s plenty of work to do, so ultimately the nature of the job will vary with the skills and experience you bring to the table. This is a rare opportunity to join a thriving studio with a highly respected development team, and work on A-list blockbusters like The Avengers, Prometheus, Thor, and X-Men.


  • 4+ years production experience, preferably with Maya or Nuke
  • expert python skillz
  • experience developing C++ plugins for Maya or Nuke
  • comfortable developing on Linux and/or OSX
  • in-depth knowledge of Maya
  • master of version control
  • great communication skills
  • good time management
  • expert problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • on top of latest trends in VFX production and development
  • must be willing & able to relocate to LA if necessary

BONUSES - experience with the following:

  • Houdini, Katana
  • PyQT or PySide
  • PyMEL
  • RV
  • simulation, graphics, or shader development
  • build systems


  • build awesome tools

If you think you fit the bill and want a quick response, upload your reel/portfolio and a shot breakdown to


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