DreamWorks Animation Department Technical Director Interview Questions

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Department Technical Director Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
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Application

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at DreamWorks Animation.

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Three separate half hour interviews, in no particular order. Each with 2 TDs. One covers brain teasers, one covers general technical director knowledge and problem solving abilities, and the third covers personality, leadership, relationships, and teamwork dynamics.

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    Department Technical Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Redwood City, CA
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at DreamWorks Animation (Redwood City, CA) in May 2009.

    Interview

    My undergrad college and dreamworks animation had a collaboration, where I was selected for an internship as credits towards the final semester. initial communications were by sending a resume, portfolio, personal statements and letters of recommendation (univ.) to DWA for shortlisting candidates to be interviewed. If selected, this is usually followed up with a technical interview with a Technical Director employee at DWA. A knowledge of core computer science and graphics is really useful. DWA is a great place to work and learn about the animation industry. Colleagues are super helpful and especially as someone completely new to the studio environment, I felt they were extremely helpful and inspiring people to work with.

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    • thinking questions - what can be reasons your scene will render black?   1 Answer
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