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FX Technical Director

Realistic particle and fluid effects are among the most challenging visual effects to recreate in the digital environment. Such effects include fire, smoke, moving water, air debris, snow, and clouds. To accomplish a convincing sequence involving these effects, studios rely on the expertise of a technical director to solve complex computer modeling and geometry problems.

Senior Systems Administrator

Visual effects production within the entertainment industry relies heavily on technology to deliver the impressive cinematic effects that audiences have come to expect. To keep the studio up on current innovations and systems running smoothly, production also relies on the computer specialists that are experts in all things tech.

Technical Writer

Working closely with the software engineers and systems engineers, technical writers are responsible for creating numerous forms of documentation; these include online help pages, user manuals, internal design specifications, and similar publications. Their primary task is to distill large amounts of technical instruction and jargon into clear, detailed documents that accurately describe the functions and components of pertinent technologies.

Generalist Programmer

In the game development industry, programmers are divided into two categories: specialists and generalists. Those who are adept in several areas of coding and able to easily switch gears from gameplay physics to systems and engine scripting are considered generalists and sought after to enhance the flexibility of the programming team.