Research Jobs

How to Apply

To apply for any of the positions listed here, visit the Pixar Careers Page then follow the instructions you'll find there.

Research Scientist

We are currently looking for Research Scientists at all levels. If interested, please submit an application at our careers site.


We are always looking for interns to work closely with our research staff. We are flexible on start dates and are not limited to the summer quarter. Many internships are one quarter in duration, but we prefer longer stays when possible.

Who Should Apply

We seek exceptionally talented graduate students and advanced undergraduates to assist in the creation, implementation and transfer of new technology related to computer graphics film making. The position requires a deep understanding of mathematical algorithms, an ability to collaborate in small to medium sized groups consisting of world-class computer graphics researchers, and skill in rapidly implementing and testing new algorithms.


  • Excellence in problem solving
  • Strong math and computer graphics experience
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong software engineering skills with expertise in C and C++.
  • Current standing as a graduate student or upper division undergraduate
  • 1+ years of research experience
  • Ability to work well with a wide range of personality types

More questions?

Visit the Pixar Intern FAQ.