Careers

Boris FX is hiring for the following positions:

Software Engineer Sales & Support Software Engineer (UK) Senior Sales Account Manager

To apply for any of the open positions, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@borisfx.com with the job title in the subject field.

No inquiries from agencies at this time please.


Software Engineer

Are you someone who would be excited about working in the visual effects industry developing VFX tools for the next blockbuster movie or Super Bowl commercial? Do you have a passion for quality, super-fast, clean code?

Boris FX is a leading provider of specialized visual effects software to the film, media and advertising industries worldwide. Our products are used in top video content of all kinds. We care about speed, quality (both code and image!) and creativity. We’re looking for a motivated engineer to help us move faster, scale larger, and create more amazing products.

You’d work closely with the rest of our small, focused development group on next-generation visual effects software and make a significant impact on our company.

This position is in our Boston, MA office. Salary commensurate with skills and experience.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Write cool image-processing effects in C/C++ and CUDA
  • Create UIs in Python/PyQt.
  • We all wear many hats, so there’s some customer interaction, bug fixes, conferences, product design, and QA as well as serious high-performance software development.

Required Experience

  • 3-7 years of programming experience.
  • Solid experience, comfort and fluency with C++.
  • Experience with parallel or GPU programming.
  • Image processing and/or computer vision skills.
  • Experience creating, debugging and shipping high-performance products
  • CS/Engineering college degree
  • Familiarity with two or more of Windows, Mac and Linux
  • Experience with distributed version control (especially git)
  • Experience with agile development, bug tracking (such as jira)

Pluses

  • Familiarity with video editing/effects software development
  • Comfort and fluency with Python.
  • Strong debugging skills and a desire to solve challenging problems

Personal Characteristics

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Enthusiasm to learn
  • Team-oriented
  • Likes small company environment

Sales & Support

Are you looking for a hot software firm to build your professional career on? If you are a smart, hard-working, goal-oriented self-starter with interest in video, graphics, or post-production this is a perfect opportunity for you.

In this position, you will be supporting our award-winning Sapphire, Continuum, Mocha brands, taking inbound and making outbound calls to users, assisting in installation, learning and using our products while interfacing with Marketing, Product Management and Sales teams.

Ideal candidate will have a degree in video, film or broadcast with knowledge of modern video post-production and industry. Excellent verbal, phone and writing skills are essential.

Responsibilities

  • Following up on assigned sales leads
  • Taking inbound support cases
  • Making outbound calls or emails
  • Interacting with customer on the intercom web chat system

Boris FX is a small, privately held company with an informal but high-energy work environment. We are a leader in visual effects for film, video and broadcast markets. Join the company where you can learn, earn living, and have fun at the same time. This position is in our downtown Boston office.

We are looking for charismatic, original, personable people to join our team and help our company succeed in a competitive marketplace. Boris FX employees are valued for their contributions and rewarded well for their hard work.


Software Engineer (UK)

Are you someone who would be excited about working in the visual effects industry developing VFX tools for the next blockbuster movie or Super Bowl commercial? Do you have a passion for quality, super-fast, maintainable code?

Boris FX is a leading provider of specialized visual effects software to the film, media and advertising industries worldwide. Our products are used in top video content of all kinds. We care about speed, quality and creativity. We’re looking for a motivated engineer to help us move faster, scale larger, and create more amazing products.

You’d work closely with the rest of our small, geographically dispersed development group on Academy Award-winning visual effects software and make a significant impact on our company.

This full-time position can either be in our Guildford, UK office, remote elsewhere in the UK, or a combination of the two. Salary commensurate with skills and experience.

Roles and Responsibilities

Write sophisticated image processing and computer vision software in C++ and OpenCL.

We all wear many hats, so there’s some customer interaction, bug fixes, conferences, product design and QA as well as serious high-performance, artist-focussed software development.

Required Experience

  • Solid experience, comfort and fluency with C++
  • Experience creating, debugging and shipping high-performance products
  • Image processing and/or computer vision skills
  • Degree in Computing or a related subject, or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with two or more of Windows, Mac and Linux
  • Experience with distributed version control (especially Git)
  • Experience with agile development, bug tracking (such as Jira)

Pluses

  • Familiarity with video editing/effects software development
  • Experience with parallel or GPU programming
  • Comfort and fluency with Python
  • Strong debugging skills and a desire to solve challenging problems
  • Experience working in a distributed team, for example open-source projects

Personal Characteristics

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Enthusiasm to learn
  • Able to work independently
  • Likes a small company environment
  • Must have the right to work in the UK

Senior Sales Account Manager

The opportunity:

As a Senior Sales Account Executive at Boris FX, you will join a small, privately held company that is an industry leader in the world of high-end visual effects software for the film, television, and entertainment industries. You will enjoy an informal but high-energy work environment, and be an integral member of a tight-knit sales team. Your customers will comprise many of the largest entertainment companies in the world and they will trust your judgment as a valued partner. You will stop at nothing to help them find the right solution for their individual needs, one that positively impacts their business, speeds up their workflow, and intertwines within their future goals and plans.

Success in this role will be measured by your ability to drive pipeline activity and achieve results against a predetermined quota. Ideally, you will be highly self-motivated, have a sense of urgency, and driven by producing superior results. Your proven track record of successfully achieving targeted goals will be rewarded with one of the most competitive compensation packages in the industry.

The position can be based out of the home offices in Boston, MA, or can work remotely, preferably in LA or NYC.

You are great at:

  • Consultative selling and intensely listening to your customers
  • Comfortably working in a complex sales cycle
  • Identifying and converting opportunities into sales
  • Skillfully executing each phase of the sales process from pipeline generation to closing the deal
  • Masterful client presentations and running effective meetings
  • Clearly articulating the value proposition of solutions and products to your customers
  • Collaboration across all internal teams and resources to ensure you bring the best solution to your clients

What it takes:

  • You have a track record of at least five years of B2B selling
  • You have expert knowledge of the B2B buying process and know all your key competitors and closely follow industry trends
  • You deploy advanced sales methodologies and tools to achieve and exceed your targets
  • Whether it’s the challenge of developing new accounts or finding untapped opportunities in your existing client base, the opportunity to grow our business is what drives your efforts every day
  • Fluent with Salesforce or similar CRM
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required
  • Have a passion for film, television, and digital content

To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@borisfx.com with “Senior Sales Account Manager” in the subject field.


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