VANCOUVER

Pipeline TD

 

 

 

Job Description

We have an immediate need for an intermediate to senior Pipeline TD to join our team in our Vancouver, Canada location. We are developing and maintaining a Linux based pipeline centered around Nuke, Maya, and Deadline. 

This Pipeline TD position requires the theoretical and practical knowledge in Graphic Arts, Computer Art, Media Arts or a related field. The Pipeline TD must be highly experienced in digital knowledge of the Linux and Windows platforms and of the various proprietary software programs utilized in CG work.  

 

Responsibilities/Tasks/Reporting

  • Work with the production team to ensure that client delivery specifications are met
  • Work with the Nuke and Maya teams to maintain existing tools and provide new tools to support their work.
  • Work with the Head of Pipeline to further develop our international pipeline
  • Research, develop and maintain existing and new pipeline tools.
  • Troubleshoot complex production problems in Nuke and Maya with the artists

Position Requirements

  • Knowledge of Shotgun or equivalent database a plus
  • Strong scripting background in Python 2.7 or higher.
  • Working knowledge of PyQT and or PySide
  • Knowledge of Linux required
  • Ability to work in a team with other specialized programmers, utilizing existing APIs / libraries.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years feature film CG production experience required
  • Must have a willingness to learn new tools, proven ability to be detail-oriented and to work efficiently within a production environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills including the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Good written and oral communication skills including strong interpersonal skills.  Ability to work in a team environment and take direction
  • A creative problem solver who is organized and critical of his or her own work
  • A history of consistent high-end aesthetic and technical execution
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Animation, Computer Animation, or related field; or equivalent professional experience