Digital Domain expanding VR team; looks to find talents from upcoming hackathon

|February 23, 2018 0

HYDERABAD, INDIA: In order to build a virtual reality (VR) team, Hyderabad-based Digital Domain is expanding is conducting a VR Hackathon in the city on March 10 and 11. The hackathon is designed to seek out the best Backend, Unity and developer talent in Hyderabad.

Digital Domain foresees an escalating demand for premium film and digital experiences in India. Amit Chopra, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Digital Domain, “With a legacy of creating visually stunning effects, Digital Domain consistently pushes boundaries in multiple creative areas from film to commercials to XR. As the work continues to evolve in demand and scope, our talent needs to be just as agile. This Hackathon will help us to identify the next great innovators to join our global team”.

Sudhir Reddy, Vice President and Head of Studio for Digital Domain India said, “We are currently focusing on strengthening our VR/AR and tech development workforce in Hyderabad as an extension to our North American teams and we believe the Hackathon will be our window to the large developer community in the state and elsewhere looking for challenging opportunities.”

Partciapants will have to first go through an eligibility test. Participants at the VR Hackathon will learn more about the creative work done by Digital Domain India. Every shortlisted candidates will be tested for their skills on full stack (back-end) development (JD available), Unity Development (JD available), Core Software and Pipeline.

Besides winning cash prizes, select partcipants may also get hired at Digital Domain’s Hyderabad facility.
The Digital Domain VR Platform is a broadcast-grade solution for distributing live and pre-rendered 360 experiences to audiences worldwide across movie devices, HMDs and desktops. The platform allows for live streaming video or delivering video clips, tailoring VR destinations to brands without any coding, embedding 360 experiences directly into existing movie and web apps, monetizing with ads.

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