Fullstack Developer to Important Looking Pirates
Want to join a truly creative company where everyone is driven by passion for what they do and always strive to push the limits of what can be accomplished? Take the chance and board the ship of Important Looking Pirates as a Fullstack Developer.
You will build high-quality, innovative, and fully performing software that complies with coding standards and technical design. Also, you get to work on Star Wars.
About the role
Important Looking Pirates (ILP) is a multiple VES and Emmy award winning studio and have created animation and visual effects for some of the greatest storytellers. With amazing projects such as Lost In Space, Mandalorian, Westworld, Black Sails, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Star Wars: The Last Jedi in their backlog, they can proudly say that they are one of the most successful studios in the world.
As a Fullstack Developer at ILP, you will be part of the R&D team and support the VFX production with state-of-the-art solutions and tools based on the latest technologies and innovations. You will have the opportunity to explore different skills, and they will find the best fit for you and the department as a whole. If you are keen to learn a broad range of systems and technologies used to produce the best Visual Effects in the world, this is a great opportunity for you.
- Develop services, applications, and tools to support the VFX production and management and administration systems.
- Write modern, well-structured, and easy to read python code targeting many different systems.
- Be part of code reviews and discussions around coding standards, best practices, etc.
- Use data analysis to help troubleshoot issues in a wide variety of systems.
- Create reports based on data analysis that are used by other departments as a base for decision-making.
- Using data from different sources to find correlations can be used to understand shortcomings in their systems better.
- Perform maintenance and software integrations for existing systems by using monitoring systems and metrics.
- Stay updated with industry trends and innovations and use this knowledge when implementing new systems.
Is this you?
We are looking for a nerd who wants to work in a fast-paced environment, where you get to take ownership of your work and be highly involved in shaping your path ahead. You are expected to contribute with, and take responsibility for, your own ideas and initiatives. Your input will be super valuable for the team and the company. You have strong problem-solving skills and like to solve problems in new ways. It is important that you are interested in learning new skills and technologies.
We believe you have a pretty broad background, preferably with experience from working in a larger company with a tech service focus. You are comfortable with both back and frontend, and you know a few different programming languages. Python is ILP’s primary programming language, but if you don’t know it yet and are keen to learn, that’s fine with us.
- Proven work experience as a Fullstack Developer, Software Engineer or Software Developer.
- Broad experience and understanding of computer systems and programming languages such as Relational Databases (SQL), NoSQL (MongoDB, Redis), ElasticSearch (Kibana), Python
Being located in Sweden, Germany or the UK, or comfortable with moving to one of these locations, is required.
About Important Looking Pirates
ILP is a visual effects and digital animation studio located in central Stockholm. We can proudly say that we have assembled one of the best visual effects teams in the business. All our artists, technicians, producers and support personnel are driven by passion for what we do and we always strive to push the limits of what we can accomplish utilizing the latest technology.
We provide assistance in all forms of digital production including commercials, tv, film, web, games and print. Our artists and producers will help you through the creative and technical production process to ensure the highest level of quality is delivered on time!
The head office, located in the famous Norstedts building in the heart of Stockholm, is designed to inspire creativity and to provide the best possible work environment for creating spectacular visual effects. Almost a third of the office consists of social areas where the pirates gather to have lunch and celebratory fikas, get company updates, participate in fussball tournaments, and hang out for Friday beers.