2D Pipeline Technical Director

  • Advertising
  • London, United Kingdom

2D Pipeline Technical Director

Job description

This role will work with the global pipeline team to provide pipeline and data management support for Framestore's Integrated Advertising division


  • Develop, document, and maintain tools for our 2D visual effects pipeline

  • Train and support artists in using pipeline tools

  • Work with a globally-managed pipeline development team

  • Work in a diverse international visual effects studio environment

  • Assist with monitoring of disk space and rendering resource usage

  • Conduct ongoing research and recommend workflows that will improve efficiency

  • Share in Show setup and configuration to meet technical specifications.

  • Advise and assist shows on technical configurations around workflows, resolutions and color

  • Handle ingestion and sanity check of color pipeline on show turnovers,

Job requirements

Required Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work to both long and short deadlines

  • Ability to prioritize production tasks in a frequently-changing environment

  • Detail oriented with a strong ability to multitask

  • Good understanding of the entire visual effects process, from shooting to modeling and texturing, animation, rendering and compositing

  • General understanding of networking and performance issues that arise with automated tools

  • Programming experience in Python

  • Experience developing for Nuke (Python API)

  • Experience on UNIX/Linux and Windows operating systems

  • Knowledge of colour science used in visual effects industr

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Git or another DVCS

  • Experience with Shotgun or another production database

  • Experience with the Qt application framework

  • Experience with C, C++, MEL, Bourne and C shell

  • General knowledge of video encoding codecs and image file formats

  • Visual effects production experience

  • Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience

Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.