Women Impact Tech

Senior Digital Asset Management Software Engineer/Architect

    San Francisco, CA

Full Time

Position Overview:

About Tencent Overseas IT and Cloud CoE:
Tencent Overseas IT has the mission to empower Tencent’s rapid global growth with future ready, global IT platforms, applications, and services. We are chartered to lead the Overseas IT strategy, architecture, roadmap, and execution. Satisfying our internal/external customers and becoming a world class global IT team are our top aspirations.

Cloud Center of Excellence team is part of Tencent Oversea IT. The team will laser focus on providing infrastructure, best practice to enable Tencent’s tens oversea game studios.  The team will partner with game studios to define and deliver the best cloud and on-premises infrastructure for both game production and game runtime workloads.

You will work for our strategic Cloud-enable Studio project which aims to transform the game studios from traditional on-premises environment to next generation distributed and remote accessible virtual studio empowered by the latest cloud technology.

We are seeking a Sr. Digital Asset Management Software Engineer/Architect in game industry with DAM software design and implementation experience and is passionate about building cloud native platforms for game studios.

Duties and Responsibilities:
This senior role will closely work with game studios, internal IT and 3rd party cloud providers to design and deliver DAM software which enables game artists, art director, producer and PMs to work and collaborate with high efficiency managing game assets through various workflows. The work scope will include understanding the internal customers’ business requirements, collecting the technical requirements, developing prototypes, leading implementation and delivery for game studios, as well as issue troubleshooting when necessary.

Based in Palo Alto, CA, this person will work closely with the global IT team, HQ teams.

Who we are looking for:

  • A quick learner
  • A positive, self-motivated, and passionate person
  • Independent, insistent, and open minded.
  • A great team player, and both dependable and autonomous.
  • Customer oriented, and could work at a very fast pace;

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in large-scale software development, architecting and building scalable data architecture using Java/C++/Python/Golang
  • Established knowledge in DAM Solutions (Aprimo, Celum, Adobe AEM, Canto, Bynder, ...)
  • Notions of system architecture related to DAM systems
  • Familiar with all type of DCC tools, experience in developing plugins for DCC tools like Adobe CC, Maya, 3d Studio Max, ZBrush
  • Strong scripting experience (PowerShell, Bash, Python or other scripting languages)
  • Can effectively collect, synthesize customer needs and challenges, design/lead the establishment of global IT foundation for all our game studios.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher), Computer Science, Mathematics, or related science or engineering major
  • Bilingual preferred (English, Chinese). Excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to adjust style to match different audiences.

Nice to have:

  • Hands-on experience of designing and implementing DAM software
  • Experience working with game engines (Unreal, Unity)
  • Experience in 3D, modelling, rigging, animation, rendering techniques
  • Experience with UI and front-end development
  • Experience with AWS, Azure, GCP or similar cloud platform
  • Experience with VCS systems (git, perforce, svn…) in a Windows environment
  • Experience in agile development cycle

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Tencent:
Diversity, equity and inclusion are important, interdependent components of our workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we firmly believe that diverse voices fuel our innovation and allow us to better serve our users and the community. We foster an environment where every employee of Tencent feels supported and inspired to achieve individual and common goals.

Meet Tencent

About Tencent

Founded in November, 1998, Tencent is a leading provider of Internet value added services in China. Since its establishment, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. On June 16, 2004, Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700) went public on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Tencent is focused on bringing high-quality and engaging internet services and entertainment to its users. In China, Tencent is the largest publisher of online games and we work together with world-renown developers such as Activision, Epic Games, Halfbrick Studios, King, and Riot Games.

About Tencent America
Tencent America is the US branch of Tencent, a leading provider of Internet services in China. Among the key areas are investments, gaming, artificial intelligence, cloud services, entertainment, and internet services. Some of our partner companies and brands are WeChat, QQ, Tencent Cloud, Activision, Epic Games, Halfbrick Studios, King, and Riot Games. Our US headquarters is in Palo Alto and we have other offices in New York, Los Angeles and Seattle. Our growth strategy is focused on attracting the best people and creating an amazing work atmosphere that balances the energy of a start-up with the resources of a global innovation leader. As a Chinese company which is pursuing new markets and growing rapidly in the US, we maintain an entrepreneurial spirit and open mindset. If you are eager to do groundbreaking work in a friendly, cross-cultural environment, we can provide unparalleled stability, resources, access to more than a billion users, and an international perspective. If you, like us, are ambitious and self-driven, we invite you to explore Tencent America. Come join us and explore the power of human connection!

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