Assistant Technical Director (ATD)

  • Technology
  • Montreal, Canada

Assistant Technical Director (ATD)

Job description

The Assistant Technical Director (ATD) reports to the Head of Computer Graphics. The ATD may perform a diverse series of technical support and engineering functions in order to ensure the smooth running of our film visual effects projects.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Supporting or troubleshooting the pipeline and workflow tools
  • Providing in-person technical assistance to people in creative departments such as Animation
  • Managing data on a large networked file system
  • Creating tools for artists and improving workflow

Job requirements


Essential Skills:
  • A degree in Computer Science, Digital Art or a similar related field
  • Experience with a variety of commercial graphics applications such as Maya and Nuke
  • A good knowledge of Python
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work well in a collaborative environment
Desirable Skills:
  • Previous experience of shell scripting
  • A good knowledge of Linux and Unix
  • Experience with a variety of commercial graphics applications such as Maya and Nuke
  • This is an entry level position aimed at technical graduates looking to break into the world of visual effects

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 favorable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.